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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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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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Why forensic nursing is critical for fighting interpersonal violence

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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.

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Pilot program offers nurses forensic training

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A new program seeks to train healthcare providers on the proper way to collect forensic evidence to help victims of violence seek justice.