NURS 431 :: Complementary & Alternative Therapies
Fall 2012 @UH Manoa Outreach

CRN: 1050 (Maui), 1051 (Kauai), 1052 (Oahu)
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Joyce Vogler
808-956-5470 (Ph)
Course URL:
Instructional Mode: ITV (HITS)
Dates: 08/20/2012 - 12/06/2012
4:00pm- 6:45pm
Origination Site: UH Manoa
Receive Sites:Kauai CC, UH Maui College (Kahului)
Schedule Notes: HITS dates: Aug 28 and Dec 11

HITS (ITV Classroom) Locations:
UH Manoa Webster Hall Room 204
UH Maui College Kaaike Bldg. Room 105CD
Kauai Learning Resource Center Room 122
Course Restrictions: Hawaii Statewide Nursing Consortium students only
Course Requirements: This course is designed to complete the Hawaii Statewide Nursing Consortium Curriculum's focus on nursing research.
Course Prerequisites: Elective with Focus Area Designation: "WI" - Writing Intensive
Course Description: The focus of this course is to focus on varisous Complementary and Alternative C/A therapies, analysis of related evidenced based information and exiting practices resulting in examining potential effects on patients. Will emhasize student examination of own beliefs about C/A therapies, what affects the decision making process in patients choosing to use these therapies and principles of education patients about C/A therapies.
Textbooks: see instructor

Books may be purchased at the UH Manoa bookstore or ordered online at If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: ONLINE with two face to face HITS meetings: This interactive video (ITV) course is delivered using the UH Hawaii Interactive Television Service (HITS). It allows students to attend the course at on SPECIFIC DAYS/TIME and CAMPUS other than the campus where the instructor originates the course. Therefore, distance learners must attend each class session at the SPECIFIC DAYS/TIME and SPECIFIC CAMPUS listed above.

Course also includes an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website:
Additional Notes: ITV Student Brochure
Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 11:30:42