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AHHA offers a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year to support the needs of hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care partners.


Our two signature events each year include an annual conference in September to engage health care leaders from across the state on the latest issues affecting Alaska health care, and a Legislative Fly-In in Juneau in February.  

If you have a specific unmet education need that we might be able to support, please contact Jann Mylet at

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Upcoming Events:

  • AhcancalED offers this five-module management training course for assisted living, skilled nursing, and ID/DD staff with supervisory responsibilities.
  • On-demand training available for purchase
    Details at
    HealthCare Interactive provides person-centered online video training with an easy-to-use approach to dementia care called the CARES® Approach.

Other Training:

AHCA/NCAL Programs
The 2022 AHCA/NCAL education product guide is now available, offering a wide range of trainings for long-term care facility and assisted living staff, administrators, and providers. 
Download the guide or visit for details.

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Alaska Sub-Specialty Nursing Consortium: PeriOp Training
This training is offered three times a year and each training has openings for 10 nurses. Periop 101 ™ is an AORN education product utilized by Providence St. Joseph Health Clinical Academy to deliver a hybrid educational experience for the novice perioperative registered nurse in Alaska. The first 4 weeks are face-to-face didactic, laboratory and simulation experiences in the PAMC state-of-the-art Perioperative Simulation Lab. Participants will work 40-hour work weeks during this stage (
click here for a sample daily schedule) - there are no allowances in the schedule for time off or missed days. The following 11 weeks are conducted at your home facility including weekly check -ins with the Clinical Academy staff at PAMC. Hiring is the responsibility of the home facility and all local facility HR rules apply to that process. Participants must have at a minimum a temporary RN license in the state of AK; unincumbered AK RN license preferred. Please note that you will need to have a laptop with wireless capability for access to Periop 101© and the internet in order to participate.


The 2022-2023 Peri Op cohorts are scheduled to begin:

October 17, 2022

February 27, 2023

July 24, 2023

October 16, 2023

Download the AHHA AKNSC Nurse Specialty Training information sheet for further details about the program and how to participate.