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Students selected for health sciences scholarships

...practical nurse certificate from AVTEC this spring and will continue at the University of Alaska Anchorage to become a registered nurse.?Sarah Sjostedt from Juneau. Sjostedt attends the University of Alaska Anchorage and is on the family nurse practitioner...
Students selected for BRHF's Edelman Health Sciences Scholarships

...the spring of 2015 and will continue at the University of Alaska Anchorage to complete courses toward becoming a Registered Nurse.Sarah Sjostedt, of Juneau, was selected to receive a $5,000 academic scholarship. Sjostedt is a student attending...
SEARHC clinics close in observance of Independence Day

...Kake, Klukwan, Pelican and Prince of Wales Island.Patients may call (800) 613-0560 to be connected with a registered nurse. The nurse may provide answers to general health questions, advice for home care, relay messages to the local...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda general's power to conclude a settlement related to lawsuits over oil and gas. SB53Adds "advance practice registered nurses" to regulations covering health care. SB54Every police department in the state has to report the number of "rape...
State | AK legislature
Margaret Mary Garrison Whyte

...themselves. After graduating school, this trait led Peggie to travel to England where she studied and became a Registered Nurse. Peggie practiced nursing on Jersey, one of the Channel Islands off the English coast. In late 1958, Peggie and...
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...creation, calculated that with the right mix of registered nurses, medical aides and patients, a Medicare-only...down costs by sending patients first to teams of registered nurses and medical aides, while one doctor made final medical...
'Silver tsunami' threatens housing woes

...defined as assisted living. It's an expensive model with around-the-clock care from a high-level staff of registered nurses. Assisted living allows a greater level of independence, with assistance for only the more difficult daily tasks...
Anchorage neighborhood opposes facility expansion

...upscale neighborhood voted against the variance by a 79-to-1 vote at a community council meeting.Jack DeMoss, a registered nurse who is the CEO of Alaska Premium Care, said he was trying to meet the demand of his clients. DeMoss' company purchased...
Juneau flu cases have quadrupled in last week

...influenza in Juneau have quadrupled in the last week, says a nurse at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Kim Vermedal, a registered nurse and the hospital's infection prevention specialist, said that this year's flu season started a little later than...
State | Local
Good Samaritans helped rescue injured boater

...come out of his nose and mouth. That was the first encouraging sign we saw."Cynthia, 51, who happens to be a registered nurse who works at Bartlett Regional Hospital as a diabetes specialist, ran over to the cabin of her boat to grab the CPR...


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