Congratulations to the Diagnostic Imaging Department, Mammographers and Mammography program for passing their annual FDA/MQSA inspection in March of this year.
Lois Rockcastle RN, MS, FNP-BC, who has been a nurse practitioner with YKHC for over 20 years, was recently appointed the Alaska State Representative to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Congratulations and thank you to Gwendolyn Evan, CHA I in Kongiganak and Jorian Hamilton, CHA III in Grayling, Health Aides of the Month for March and April.
Six inpatient nurses and one OB nurse recently gained their PEARS (Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization) certification through the American Heart Association.
Lower Yukon and Kuskokwim River communities may experience break-up flooding in the next few weeks. Our Office of Environmental Health has prepared answers to some Frequently Asked Questions so you can be better prepared.
YKHC’s Dental Prevention Program is working diligently on preventing tooth decay in many different ways. Read more about our Dental Health Aide training and Smile Alaska Style.
It’s National Nurses Week, May 6 – 12. We love our nurses. Download a poster featuring a collage of our nursing staff (11×17 pdf). Know a nurse? Say Thank You!
This year the delegates voted decreasing ER wait times their number one priority.
ER Fast Track was implemented July 1, 2012 to decrease waiting times in the ER by allowing patients who may have lower acuity to be seen sooner in an outpatient clinic.
In alignment with our 2013 Alaska Native Workforce Development (ANWD) goal, we are proud to announce the launch of our Native management training program, COMPASS.