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Enhancing Emergency Medical Care

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Healthcare providers from across the state of Alaska recently completed specialized training through the Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS) program, thanks to the Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce (ACRH-HW) at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Alaska's AHEC: Behavioral Health Education in Sand Point

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Sand Point high school students participated in a variety of didactic and hands-on activities that introduced them to different types of careers in behavioral health, therapeutic modalities and self-care skills.

Students at the statewide HOSA - Future Health Professionals Leadership Conference at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium on April 11, 2024. Read More

2024 HOSA Leadership Conference: Cultivating Alaska's Future Health Professionals

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Students at the statewide HOSA - Future Health Professionals Leadership Conference participated in competitions showcasing their instructional knowledge in physical therapy, dental science, nurse assistant, sports medicine, forensics, vet science, and phlebotomy.

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Photos: Students walk the stage in UAA’s 2024 spring commencement

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College of Health students (Master of Social Work graduate Autumn Merrill, School of Nursing graduate Artie Gorash, Radiologic Technology graduate Agnes Brown, and dental program graduates) take part in Sunday’s ceremony.

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Nursing alumna honored with prestigious Milken Educator Award

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Earlier this year, Megan Eilers, a health occupations teacher at Hutchison High School in Fairbanks, was named a 2023-24 Milken Educator Award recipient, an honor considered to be the “Oscars of teaching.”