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Mar
26
2013
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Alaska Nurses Association is excited to announce that we are putting on TWO Nurses Week Banquets this year!
All are welcome to attend the District 1 Banquet in Anchorage or the Kenai Peninsula Banquet in Kenai. 

“Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care” 
The District 1 Banquet will be held Monday, May 6th at 5:30 pm at the Kincaid Park Outdoor Center 
The Kenai Peninsula Banquet will be held Tuesday, May 7th at 6:00 pm at the Kenai Senior Center

Both events will feature legendary nurse-humorist, Patty Wooten

 

Patty Wooten is a nurse-humorist and an industry icon whose laughter, wit and wisdom heal the hearts of audiences around the world. As the matriarch of the modern therapeutic humor movement, Ms. Wooten is a founding member of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, a member of the professional advisory board for the World Laughter Tour, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in the field of therapeutic humor.

Please click here for more information and to purchase your ticket - limited seats are available, so please act fast!

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Nutty - andrea@aknurse.org or (907) 274-0827  [Read More... ]


Feb
28
2013
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Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership presents Telephone Triage, April 17th in Anchorage and April 18th in Fairbanks.
Check out our CE Opportunities for more information and to register for this great event. 

 

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The STD Update, presented by the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center will be held in Anchorage on May 22 & 23 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. This STD Update course provides participants with training the most recent advancements in the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of viral and baterial STDs and has an optional clinical practicum. 13.5 contact hours will be awarded. Please see the attached flyer or visit www.seattlestdhivptc.org for more information and to register for this event!  [Read More... ]

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This is notification of a new Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) loan repayment & direct incentive opportunity for selected healthcare practitioners in state fiscal year 2013 and onward. This notice regards Alaska’s SHARP program, now in its third year of operation by the State of Alaska, the purpose of which is to recruit and retain healthcare professionals to serve in DHSS-designated healthcare service shortage areas in exchange for the repayment of qualifying education loans &/or payment of direct incentive, pursuant to a signed SHARP memorandum of agreement with the State of Alaska.   [Read More... ]



Feb
04
2013
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FYI, attached is an announcement from the Office of Civil Rights and the Department of Health Human Services regarding the interface between HIPPA privacy rules and reporting someone who is a danger to themselves and others.


Jan
30
2013
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Join us for the February 7, 2013 OEM Grand Rounds!

  Chromosome 5 and 7 Abnormalities in Oncology Personnel Handling Anti-cancer Drugs
Melissa McDiarmid, MD, MPH, DABT


Jan
30
2013
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Wear Red February 1st--  Send photos of you and co-workers wearing RED for publication in the Alaska Nurse email to aknurse@aknurse.org

For the second year Alaska Nurses Association supports the Alaska Heart Run and Walk.  [Read More... ]




All members welcome to join the Board of Directors meeting. We will be reviewing and taking comment on the Hearing procedure passed by the 2012 BOD  [Read More... ]



All members of one of the collective bargaining units welcome to join your elected leaders of the AaNA Labor Council  [Read More... ]




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