Welcome to the Alaska CHAP Program

The Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) consists of a network of approximately 550 Community Health Aides/Practitioners (CHA/Ps) in over 170 rural Alaska villages. CHA/Ps work within the guidelines of the Alaska Community Health Aide/Practitioner Manual in assessing and referring members of their communities who seek medical care and consultation.  Alaska CHA/Ps are the frontline of healthcare in their communities.

CHAM Revision

Upcoming revision updating medicine dosing tables to metric.
Click here to view information from previous revisions.

Save the Date

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Training, August 13-14, 2019 - SCF Ahklun Mountains Building, Anchorage, AK. Click here for more information. Register at:

Continuing Education

  • 'Influenza Update 2018-2019' is now available on the Distance Learning Network: By completing this module you can earn 2 continuing education credits. 

  • 'Cancer Survivorship,' an online module is now available. Learn about cancer survivorship and helpful ways to support someone who is diagnosed with cancer while earning 2 hours of CHA/P or BHA CE. Module available at:

  • 12 interactive, online cancer education modules with helpful resources and activities are available for CHA/P and BHA CE. For more information, see flyer.

  • Palliative Care TeleECHO Clinic, every other Wednesday 11:30 am-1 pm. Learn more about the program and register to receive 1.5 CHAP CE at: For more information, see flyer.

  • RASU Conference November 4-8. Download Flyer. Download Registration

Environmental News

Paralytic shellfish poisoning suspected on the Alaska Peninsula

Metric Conversion Videos

In order to prepare for the CHAM metric conversion, it is recommended that you watch the following YouTube videos:


Telemedicine Cart Checks 

AFHCANcart Quick Check Form

AFHCANcart Quick Check Guide

CHAP Certification Board Applications

email address:

Future CHAP Certification Board meeting dates:  

September 11-12, 2019, deadline for accepting applications is September 5, 2019.

Link to the CHAP Certification Board Page

CHAP Certification Board Standards and Procedures

Click here for CHAPCB Standards and Procedures, amended January 25, 2018