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2014 Spring Classes

HS Health Science

Basic CPR techniques and First Aid for controlling bleeding, shock, seizures, obstructed airway/choking, hot and cold-related emergencies, and diabetic crisis. Signs and symptoms of stroke and heart attack are reviewed, as is use of A.E.D. Safety and prevention practices are discussed. The course meets certification requirements for child care providers, outdoor guides, lifeguards, home health aides, group homes, and certified nurse aids. Course materials are derived from American Safety and Health Institute and American Heart Association guidelines.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37256 J01 Sandi Kelly
Hendrickson 201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
4/10 - 4/11
Hendrickson 201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
4/10 - 4/11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $214 (additional charges may apply)

Trains students in basic skills needed to assist nurses and to be efficient health care team members. Successful students qualify to sit for the Alaska State Nurse Aide certification exam. Minimum 75 lecture hours and 80 lab/practicum hours.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37258 J01 Christine Urata
Hendrickson 206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
1/12 - 3/12
Hendrickson 206
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
1/23 - 1/23
Hendrickson 206
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
1/24 - 1/24
Hendrickson 206
Tuesday
8:30a - 2:30p
3/24 - 3/31
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Thu, Fri, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
3/26 - 4/4
Hendrickson 206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
4/7 - 4/23

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Pick up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences program coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail Elizabeth Spence at eawilliams2@uas.alaska.edu. Completed applications include personal data, health screening form (including TB test), and criminal background check and are required. Please note that clinical days will be from 6a to 2:30p.

Tuition and fees: $1926 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37259 J02 Suzanne Malter
Hendrickson 206
Saturday
8:30a - 4:30p
1/12 - 4/25
Hendrickson 206
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/12 - 4/25
Hendrickson 206
Sun, Sat
8:30a - 2:30p
1/17 - 1/18
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Sun, Fri, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
4/10 - 4/19

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Pick up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences program coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail Elizabeth Spence at eawilliams2@uas.alaska.edu. Completed application include personal data, health screening form (including TB test), and criminal background check and are required. Please note that clinical days will be from 6a to 2:30p.

Tuition and fees: $1926 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39156 T01 Shelley Adams
SC 117
Tue, Thu
12:30p - 2:30p
1/20 - 4/21

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Lab & CPR - 150 Certification Fee- 279 TNCF TINS - 12.35 Additional Fees: Uniforms & Equipment-variable, textbooks 95. A background check and proof of immunization will be due during the first class.

Tuition and fees: $1611 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39157 T02 Shelley Adams
SC 117
Tuesday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/20 - 4/21

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Lab & CPR - 150 Certification Fee - 279 TNCF TINS - 12.35 Additional Fees: Uniforms & Equipment - variable, textbooks 95. A Background check and proof of immunization will be due during the first class.

Tuition and fees: $1611 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39214 K01 Suzanne Mickelson
ROBT 111
Tue, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
1/27 - 4/2

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Overview and orientation for course offered to interested students December 9 at noon or December 10 at 5:30pm or by appointment (228-4537). English assessment may be required for acceptance. Preregistration not available. Registration opens November 24, 2014. Students are responsible for additional requirements and fees not included in the university tuition and fees. Registration is not complete until full payment is made. Students must meet with UAS staff prior to first day of class to return completed packet.

Tuition and fees: $2052 (additional charges may apply)

HS 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37261 J01 Cindy Cork
Egan Wing 219
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
1/12 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Placement at ENGL S110 or higher.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $642 (additional charges may apply)

HS 203
3 CR
Introduction to nutrition as a health science. Students examine the basic principles of nutrition as they relate to human needs and behaviors throughout the life cycle. Some elements of clinical nutrition are explored. Meets the nutrition requirement for nursing and other health science majors.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39137 TD1 Lisa Sadleir Hart
DIST ELIVE
Wednesday
5:15p - 7:15p
1/12 - 5/2

Prerequisite: CHEM S103. BIOL S103 recommended.

Go to http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/learning.html to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

HS 291
3 - 6 CR
Students are employed (paid or unpaid) in either a facility or community-based healthcare setting. Students work in an approved agency, under supervision of both a qualified professional at work and a faculty sponsor. Requires 50 clock hours per credit.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37264 J01 Christine Urata
ARR
1/12 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Admission to HS program and faculty permission via approval form.

Prerequisite: Course requires a signed instructor approval form to register. Contact your advisor to arrange internship.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $214; (additional charges may apply)

 
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2014 Summer Classes

HS Health Science

Trains students in basic skills needed to assist nurses and to be efficient health care team members. Successful students qualify to sit for the Alaska State Nurse Aide certification exam. Minimum 75 lecture hours and 80 lab/practicum hours.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52184 J01 Suzanne Malter
Hendrickson 206
Sun, Sat
8:30a - 2:30p
5/31 - 6/1
Hendrickson 206
Tue - Fri
8:30a - 2:30p
6/3 - 6/27
Hendrickson 206
Mon, Tue
8:30a - 2:30p
7/7 - 7/15
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Wed, Thu, Fri
6:00a - 2:30p
7/9 - 7/18
Hendrickson 206
Mon - Fri
8:30a - 2:30p
7/21 - 7/25

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Pick-up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences Program Coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail eawilliams2@uas.alaska.edu. Completed applications include personal data, health screening form (including TB test), and criminal background check and are required. Please note that clinical days will be from 6:00a to 2:30p.

Tuition and fees: $2404 (additional charges may apply)

 
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2014 Fall Classes

HS Health Science

Provides a description of health care professions and the interdisciplinary team, job responsibilities, educational and licensing requirements, employment trends, and salary ranges for health related careers. Students will have an exposure to the history and development of health care in Alaska and the United States. Health care issues will be examined with an emphasis on ethics and cultural diversity. The principles of critical thinking will be introduced and communication skills will be promoted through collaborative discussion, presentation, and projects.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80509 TD1 Rose Goeden
DIST ELIVE
Tuesday
5:00p - 6:00p
9/2 - 12/13

No notes

Tuition and fees: $592 (additional charges may apply)

Basic CPR techniques and First Aid for controlling bleeding, shock, seizures, obstructed airway/choking, hot and cold-related emergencies, and diabetic crisis. Signs and symptoms of stroke and heart attack are reviewed, as is use of A.E.D. Safety and prevention practices are discussed. The course meets certification requirements for child care providers, outdoor guides, lifeguards, home health aides, group homes, and certified nurse aids. Course materials are derived from American Safety and Health Institute and American Heart Association guidelines.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79781 J01 Sandi Kelly
Hendrickson 201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
11/21 - 11/22
Hendrickson 201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
11/21 - 11/22

No notes

Tuition and fees: $239 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
82059 J02 Sandi Kelly
Hendrickson 201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
10/24 - 10/25
Hendrickson 201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
10/24 - 10/25

No notes

Tuition and fees: $239 (additional charges may apply)

Trains students in basic skills needed to assist nurses and to be efficient health care team members. Successful students qualify to sit for the Alaska State Nurse Aide certification exam. Minimum 75 lecture hours and 80 lab/practicum hours.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79783 J01 Christine Urata
Hendrickson 206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
9/2 - 10/30
Hendrickson 201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
10/24 - 10/24
Hendrickson 201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
10/25 - 10/25
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Mon, Wed, Fri
6:00a - 2:30p
11/3 - 11/7
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Sun, Fri
6:00a - 2:30p
11/14 - 11/16
Hendrickson 206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
11/18 - 12/11

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application are required.

Pick-up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences Program Coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail eawilliams2@uas.alaska.edu. Completed applications include personal data, health screening form (including TB test), and criminal background check. Please note that clinical days will be from 6:30a to 2:30p.

Tuition and fees: $2476 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80514 T01 Shelley Adams
SC 117
Tuesday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/9 - 12/2

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

A background check and proof of immunization will be due during the first class.

Tuition and fees: $2098 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80748 K01 Suzanne Mickelson
ROBT 111
Mon, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
9/15 - 11/19

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Overview and orientation for course offered to interested students August 12 at noon or August 13 at 5:30pm or by appointment. English assessment may be required for acceptance. Pre-registration not available. Registration opens April 21. Students are responsible for additional requirements and fees not included in the university tuition and fees. Registration is not complete until full payment is made. Students must meet with UAS staff prior to first day of class to return completed packet.

Tuition and fees: $2052 (additional charges may apply)

Designed specifically for Alaskan conditions and needs, addressing environmental problems such as hypothermia as well as first aid. Prepares students to deal with emergencies: ensure scene safety, provide patient care and transport, document incident. For non-medical workers in construction, logging, mining, law enforcement, ski patrol and other occupations where emergency care may be needed.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
82404 T90 Carol Pate
OT YAKAT
Mon - Fri
1:10p - 2:10p
10/13 - 12/19

No notes

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

Training to provide assessment of and basic care for persons with medical emergency in pre-hospital settings. Conditions include acute trauma, pulmonary arrest, wounds, cardiac arrest, shock, fractures, and childbirth. Techniques are presented for lifting and moving the sick and injured. Course provides for State of Alaska EMS requirement of 120 contact hours, minimum.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79788 J01 Paul Kelly
Hendrickson 206
Saturday
8:00a - 4:30p
9/2 - 12/13
Hendrickson 206
Wednesday
6:00p - 10:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite waived: For this section only, the catalog prerequisite has been waived.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1359 (additional charges may apply)

HS 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79789 J01 Cindy Cork
Egan Wing 223
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite: Placement at ENGL S110 or higher.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $642 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
81181 TD1 Ruthie Dearborn
DIST ELIVE
Tuesday
5:00p - 6:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite: Placement at ENGL S110 or higher.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $592 (additional charges may apply)

HS 203
3 CR
Introduction to nutrition as a health science. Students examine the basic principles of nutrition as they relate to human needs and behaviors throughout the life cycle. Some elements of clinical nutrition are explored. Meets the nutrition requirement for nursing and other health science majors.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80679 TD1 Lisa Sadleir Hart
DIST ELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite: CHEM S103. BIOL S103 recommended.

Go to http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/learning.html to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $592 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of the relationship of people to their environment, how it affects their physical well-being and what they can do to influence environmental quality and to enhance public health protection. Examines health problems associated with chemical, physical and biological agents, how they impact food safety, infectious disease, air quality, water quality and land resources in community and occupational settings. Policies intended to improve public health through mitigation of environmental impacts are also discussed.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79815 J01 Clint Farr
Egan Wing 108
Thursday
5:30p - 8:15p
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite: ENGL S110.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $642 (additional charges may apply)

Students are employed (paid or unpaid) in either a facility or community-based healthcare setting. Students work in an approved agency, under supervision of both a qualified professional at work and a faculty sponsor. Requires 50 clock hours per credit.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79793 J01 Christine Urata
ARR
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite: Admission to HS program and faculty permission via approval form.

Available for 3 to 6 credits, to be determined at time of registration. Prerequisite: Admission to the Health Sciences program and signed instructor approval form.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $214; (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80510 TD1
DIST WEB
9/2 - 12/13

Prerequisite: Admission to HS program and faculty permission via approval form.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $552 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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