05/07/13 - 11:03am
Alaskans are all too familiar with the challenges presented by living in the Last Frontier. It’s enough to try and buy furniture from IKEA, much less worrying about the cold and darkness that envelops most of the state for the majority of the year. And what does this have to do with being a nurse in Alaska?
Thanks to a successful instate nursing program at the University of Alaska Anchorage, our state doesn’t suffer as much from a shortage in registered nurses as the rest of the country. In fact qualified students wait in line to get into nursing classes at UAA.