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Communities refers to a group that shares common values such as intent, beliefs, resources, preferences, needs and risks. Health professions impact all aspects of communities. We are here to assist you in enlisting and keeping qualified health professionals through local government and community service groups. Investing in health professions and education will ultimately lead to solid community development and sustainability. A longer healthier life in a rural community is key to our future.

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SD AHEC Scholars Program

About the Program AHEC Scholars is a national honors program for health professions students interesting in supplementing their education by gaining additional knowledge and experience in rural and/or underserved urban settings. This is a longitudinal program with interdisciplinary curricula... Learn more →

Provider, Producer, Veterinarian Network Project

NESD AHEC was recently awarded as a Grantee of the Bush Foundation for the South Dakota One Health Producer/Provider/Veterinarian Network (PPV Net). The goal of the PPV Net is to more effectively communicate information regarding zoonotic disease and... Learn more →

AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certification

NESD AHEC offers AHA Healthcare Provider CPR training. We can schedule training around your schedule. For more information concerning Healthcare Provider CPR training, please call 605.229.8305. Learn more →

Tobacco free kids
Interesting articles and activities to keep kids tobacco free.
Young Native Writers Essay Contest
A scholarship for writing an essay on Native American life and history.
You can quit smoking! Here are links that will help you!!
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The Gates Millennium Scholars
A merit-based scholarship that covers the remaining college costs for minority students after they are awarded their financial aid packages.