Welcome to the UAA School of Nursing! The purpose of the School of Nursing is to promote the health and well-being of people
and communities by fostering excellence and innovation in nursing education, research
and healthcare. Our core values are the following:
Excellence – We strive for the best, to continually improve ourselves and our endeavors.
Respect – We treat each person in a manner that recognizes their intrinsic value as
a human being.
Integrity – We demonstrate unwavering honesty and decency.
Caring – We display kindness and concern for all, especially for those in need.
Health is contextual and is influenced by social, political, economic, and cultural
environments. As a partner in shaping healthcare for Alaska, the School of Nursing prepares
students for current and future roles in local, state, national, and worldwide arenas. We
are pleased you are considering our school and we hope your educational experience
with us will be rewarding. We wish you success in advancing your nursing career.
Proper evidence collection and documentation after domestic violence or sexual assault is an important step to help women who have been traumatized. A unique forensic training academy at UAA is teaching nurses how to conduct these exams and is helping grow the network of forensic nurses across the state.