Fast Facts About Nursing in Hawai’i

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Aloha from the Hawai‘i State Center for Nursing (HSCN).

To celebrate Hawai’i nurses and Nurses Week 2014 (May 6-12, 2014) the Hawai’i State Center for Nursing (HSCN) is proud to publish the infographic, Fast Facts About Nursing In Hawai’i.

The National Nurses Week theme, Nurses Leading the Way, serves as a reminder of the key roles that nurses play at the hospital bedside, in long-term care and the community, and in leadership positions influencing health-care delivery.

Fast Facts About Nursing In Hawai’i is in two parts. The first part is below; Part 2 will be released tomorrow. The infographics show the what, where, when and how nurses make a difference every day.

The Hawai‘i State Center for Nursing focuses include collecting and disseminating nursing workforce data in Hawaiʻi, recruitment and retention of nurses, and research on best practices and quality care outcomes.  The Center is located at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, and has an advisory board appointed by the Governor. HSCN is funded by Hawai‘i nurses through a surcharge on licensing fees.
A Report to Governor Neil Abercrombie and the Hawai‘i State Legislature,” go to

For more information about the Hawai’i State Center for Nursing visit our website at

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