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AaNA is thrilled to announce we are now offering webinars! Earn contact hours any time, anywhere. Our easily accessible, high-quality online education offerings are designed to deliver Alaska-specific nursing education to nurses across the state, both urban and rural, while improving nursing practice for community benefit and professional development for a satisfied, knowledgable nursing workforce. Check out our very first offering below and watch for many more coming in 2015! 

Instructions:

1. Click here or enter "aknurse.telspanexam.com" into your browser; this will take you to the webinar site where you will be asked to create an account.  Create an account.

2. Log in to your account.  On the top right hand portion of the page you will see “START-Child’s Play-Or Not?”  Simply click on that and the webinar page will open.

3. The course structure will then be visible.  Click on the first bar, the pre-test, to complete.  Then the second bar, the video, can be viewed.  Lastly, the third bar, the post-test can be completed. 

4. Once the post-test is completed you will be awarded the CE certificate which you can print out for your records.

***This is a time limited opportunity so be sure to log on soon and earn your FREE CEs!!***

 



Dec
22
2014
Posted in News.    

Ballots for the AaNA Joint Board of Directors & Labor Council election were counted on December 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Association office. Congratulations to our leaders who were elected by AaNA members. Newly elected members will begin their terms on January 1, 2015. Elected to the AaNA Board of Directors and Labor Council:

Board of Directors Vice President / Labor Council Director
Jane Erickson

Board of Directors Labor Council Designee / Labor Council Director
Donna Phillips

Board of Directors Director-at-Large / Labor Council Director
Lila Elliott
Kimberly Kluckman 
Shelley Burlison

 


Dec
22
2014
Posted in News.    

Ballots for the Providence Registered Nurses election were counted on December 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Association office. Congratulations to our leaders who were elected by PRN members.  Elected to PRN:

Vice President
Jane Erickson

PRN Representative to the AaNA Labor Council
Jennifer Hazen

Grievance Officer
Jennifer Hazen

Health & Safety Officer
Donna Phillips



Dec
18
2014
Posted in News.    

The Alaska Nurses Association will have limited office hours durings the weeks of December 22nd and December 29th. 

AaNA will be closed on December 25th, and open by appointment only on December 24th and December 26th. 

AaNA will be closed on January 1st, and open by appointment only on December 31st. 

If you need assistance during the holidays, please contact either Andrea Nutty at andrea@aknurse.org or Donna Phillips at donna@aknurse.org

AaNA wishes you and your family a joyful holiday season and a Merry Christmas. Thank you to all of the nurses who will make sacrifices to put others first and work on these holidays. 



Ballots have been mailed! Please take the time to review the biographical information for each candidate and to vote in this election. Click here to view the pdf



Nov
20
2014
Posted in News.    

Ballots have been mailed! Please take the time to review your colleagues' qualifications and to vote in this election. Click here to view the pdf. 


Nov
19
2014
Posted in News.    

What: A Holiday Party! Come join us for merrymaking!
When: Friday, December 12th from 10 AM to 5 PM - Drop by anytime! 
Where: AaNA Office - 3701 East Tudor Road, Suite 208 Anchorage, AK 99507
Who: YOU! 

RSVP to Andrea Nutty - andrea@aknurse.org or 274-0827. 

Suggested Donations for AWAIC:
*Warm Winter Gear for Kids ages 5-13
*Alarm Clocks
Warm Winter Gear for Kids ages 0-4 and 13-18 
Warm Winter Gear for Women  
Gift Cards (Examples: Old Navy, Fred Meyer, Target, 5th Avenue Mall, Dimond Mall)
Holiday Gifts
Holiday Meal Items: baking ingredients, canned foods, prepackaged stuffing, etc.

See you December 12th!  




2015 Joint Board & Labor Council Election and Consent to Serve

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline to submit your consent to serve form has been extended until November 14, 2015.

Are you interested in serving on the Alaska Nurses Association Board of Directors and Labor Council? Elections are quickly approaching! AaNA is in need of individuals to fill five joint seats on the Board and Labor Council. Please select the appropriate form below to fill out and return to AaNA by November 14, 2014. 


Board of Directors & Labor Council Positions

Board Vice President / Labor Council Director
Open to any Alaskan Registered Nurse who is a member of an AaNA Bargaining Unit
Term January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016

Board Labor Council Designee / Labor Council Director
Open to any Alaskan Registered Nurse who is a member of an AaNA Bargaining Unit
Term January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016

Board Director At Large / Labor Council Director
Open to any Alaskan Registered Nurse who is a member of an AaNA Bargaining Unit
Term January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016

Board Director At Large / Labor Council Director
Open to any Alaskan Registered Nurse who is a member of an AaNA Bargaining Unit
Term January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016

Board Director At Large / Labor Council Director
Open to any Alaskan Registered Nurse who is a member of an AaNA Bargaining Unit
Term January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016

Download the Consent to Serve form here. 

Please submit Consent to Serve form to Andrea Nutty by November 14, 2014. 

Please contact Andrea Nutty - andrea@aknurse.org - with any questions. 


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