Health Camps

NW AHEC runs multiple camps across Northwest Alaska with local organizations. These camps aim at introducing students to health careers in an engaging and light hearted atmosphere. Camps can be organized to be virtual or in person. Camps can include relevant medical certificates and can be for college credit if desired. Please contact NW AHEC for more info about signing up for a camp or running your own.

Mental Health Training

  • Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.
  • NW AHEC currently has the capacity to provide training for teens and adults. If interested please make outreach.


Other Trainings

NW AHEC also has the capacity to provide QPR (Question Persuade Refer) suicide prevention trianing as well as BLS (Basic Life Support) through the American Heart Association. If you are interested in these or any other health related training please do not hesitate to contact NW AHEC for more details.

AHEC Scholars

Alaska AHEC Scholars is a multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.

This program requires a 2 year commitment and consists of 40 hours of classroom or online instruction and 40 hours of community-based training in addition to the regular coursework required by the degree program.

If you are interested in becoming and AHEC Scholar or hosting AHEC scholar shadowing opportunities at your site please contact NW AHEC

Project Groove

The ‘GROOVE’ (Growing Remote & Online Outstanding Vocational Education) project’s objective is to empower CTE instructors by providing high quality, standards aligned, professional development of online and remote CTE delivery. The goal of this project is to target all interested CTE teachers in the region NW region. The Groove project ran during the Spring of 2021.

Please click here to view the list of deliverables to download.

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