Join the Center
The Alaska Center of Nursing Excellence is building partnerships in the Alaska nursing community. If you are interested in getting involved in this vital network, please contact us.
The Alaska Center of Nursing Excellence promotes understanding of the many pivotal roles nurses play in the health of Alaskans and increases access for nurses to support and enhance and their professional growth and practice. The Center is organized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration with AARP to increase access to patient centered, quality care through nurses and a transformation of the nursing profession.
Our Focus Areas
The Alaska Center of Nursing Excellence has established action teams to work on our four main program focus areas: Diversity, Evidence Based Practice, Leadership Development and Scope of Practice. Click on a focus area to see our work in this area and to find out how you can help.
Diversify nursing at all levels of practice in terms of gender, age, cultural background, areas of specialty and experience working in rural and urban settings. Learn More & Get Involved
Evidence Based Practice
Prepare nurses to support patient-centered care within a changing healthcare environment. Learn More & Get Involved
Prepare nurses to be leaders in health care delivery in every setting. Learn More & Get Involved
Scope of Practice
Support nurses to actively expand access to healthcare, improve quality, and contain costs through practicing to the full extent of their education and training. Learn More & Get Involved
Resources for Nurses.