Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Explores common information technologies and their application. Examines computer based applications including operating systems, file managers, word processors, electronic spreadsheets, database management systems, presentation graphics, electronic communication tools. Develops competence in locating, interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and communicating information in both print and electronic media. 4 credit hours.
Instructor: Anthony Gauvin
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; Enrolled in Allied Health program or Second semester junior standing or instructor’s permission. Co-requisites: None. Prepares students to assume leadership, decision-making roles, and political awareness within an increasingly complex and changing health care system. Principles of leadership and management are examined in context of their application within current and prospective global health care environments. Role development and values clarification are emphasized. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Tanya Sleeper
Prerequisites: None. The historical and stylistic development of Rock, through its major trends, influential personalities and its interrelationship with our society is studied. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Scott Brickman
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; Admitted as student in the RN-BSN program. Promotes the development of professional knowledge, attitudes, and skills as foundational to professional nursing. Students will be introduced to selected concepts, themes, and theories that deepen an understanding of the historical, legal, ethical, and contemporary context of nursing practice. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Cheryl Roberts
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. This course provides knowledge concerning the general responsibilities, skills, abilities, and the equipment needed by persons who are assigned to field operations during a SAR mission. It also provides the student with practical exercises in the field during daylight and nighttime operations. The course content includes topics in three major areas: survival and support, search, and rescue. This course is based around the rural and wilderness environments but the material is recommended as a basis for all SAR environments. The course is also designed to prepare the student for Basic Ground Searcher Certification, based on the standards of the Maine Association of Search and Rescue (MASAR) and Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Requires several Saturday field trips and one late evening exercise. 2 credit hours.
Instructor: Donald Eno