School of Nursing News

School of Nursing director Carla Hagen Read More

Alaska needs to train more nurses, but it doesn’t have enough nursing faculty to meet demand

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UAA School of Nursing director Carla Hagen speaks to KTOO about the high demand for nurses in the state of Alaska and the shortage of nursing faculty.

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Nursing alumni take on Alaska's health care needs

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The latest edition of Spirit magazine featured UAA nursing alumni taking on Alaska's needs. Since the pandemic began in early 2020, UAA's School of Nursing has graduated more than 500 new nurses into the state's health care system.

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Staffing shortages still hinder Alaska hospitals; nurses among the highest in demand

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Hospitals need nurses nationwide and across Alaska, as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated health care workforce shortages.

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Facing shortages: Alaska pursues plans to recruit more nurses and other health care workers

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Greer Gehler Read More

On the frontlines

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UAA alumna Greer Gehler graduated from UAA’s School of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree in nursing science in December 2018. It’s been an exciting two years from landing her dream job in Providence Alaska Medical Center’s emergency room to providing care during COVID-19.