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Apr
23
2021
Posted in EVENTS.    

Announcing our Nurses Week 2021 Events
It's almost Nurses Week, and we couldn't be more excited to celebrate with you. Here's everything you need to know about our lineup of events. You won't want to miss what's coming up!
In honor of Nurses Week approaching, we are hosting our annual Kids Art Contest! Here's the deets:
  • This contest is open to all kids in Alaska ages 3-12. There are three age categories: Pre-K and Kindergarten, Grades 1-3, and Grades 4-6.
     
  • One winner and one runner-up will be chosen from each age category, and will receive fun health-themed prize packs! 
     
  • One overall GRAND PRIZE winner will receive an additional prize and have their artwork shared with nurses across Alaska. 
     
  • Contest entries will be voted on by the public during Nurses Week on our social media accounts. 
     
  • Artwork can be submitted via snail mail or email. 
    Mail to: AaNA Art Contest, 3701 E. Tudor Rd., Ste. 208, Anchorage, AK 99507
    Email to: chanti@aknurse.org
     
  • All artwork is due by Wednesday, May 5th. 
Download the entry form and start creating!

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Grab a drink and join us for a night of virtual painting fun! Led by Palette Alaska, this painting class is great for all artistic levels. On Friday, May 7th at 7 PM, bring good vibes and leave with a beautiful Alaskan landscape painting. Your ticket purchase includes all supplies needed for the night. Tickets are $25 for AaNA members and $30 for non-members. Space is limited. Grab your spot soon to make sure we can get your supplies to you prior to the event. 

Register for our Paint & Sip party

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Lace up your running shoes and hit the trails (or your treadmill) for a good cause! The 2021 Love a Nurse Run is going virtual again. Sign up to run or walk anytime between May 6th and 12th during National Nurses Week. All proceeds will be donated to the Foundation for Alaska Nurses. Participants will receive our limited edition 2021 Love a Nurse Run shirt designed by local artist and AaNA member Ashley Seabolt! 

Register for our 2021 Love a Nurse Run Virtual 5K

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Join us on May 12th at 8 AM for the return of celebrated Nightingale scholar Dr. Michele Burdette-Taylor, PhD, RN. With a deep dive into Florence's primary sources, this live webinar will focus on embracing the historical challenges that advanced nursing through ingenious inventions, concepts, and methods. 

Participants will receive 1.5 contact hours. The Alaska Nurses Association is jointly providing this training with the Academy of Forensic Nursing. The Alaska Nurses Association is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Register for our celebration of nurses, nursing, and Nightingale

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We're wrapping up Nurses Week 2021 with a bang! Join us on May 12th at 6 PM for a online panel discussion about the triumphs, challenges, and realities faced by nurses in rural Alaska. To nurture in illness and injury while helping to restore and maintain health has been the traditional role of the nurse. The hard work, adventure, excitement, laughter, and heartache of nursing is never more poignant than across the rural Last Frontier. 

1.0 contact hour available! The Alaska Nurses Association is providing this training. The Alaska Nurses Association is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Register today for our Nurses Week CE panel

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