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Profiles: Nome-Grown Nurses

Nome’s new UAA nursing program requires late nights, exams, clinical practice, and weeks away from family to practice skills in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Three locals persevered through the demanding curriculum to earn the first nursing degrees ever earned in Nome.

KNOM’s Eva DeLappe sat down with the graduates earlier this week. Sarah Weaver, Jessica Mute and Amber Ryan shared their experience with Nome’s nursing program, and their advice to those considering nursing as a career. You can check out the conversation here: