Health Sciences, EMS & Nursing
Kapi'olani Community College
July - September 2021 Newsletter
Keep Up to Date
This is a quarterly newsletter designed to keep students and the local community up to date with the ever-changing world of Nursing, Health Sciences, and Emergency Medical Services at Kapi'olani Community College. Stay on top of application deadlines, events, scholarship information, program updates, and much more. Stay connected.
Whether you are starting on your journey into the medical/health science field or already on the path connect with an Advising Counselor.
Health Science & EMS Contact Information
Russ Kinningham (RESP, OTA, MLT, MEDA, DENT, CHW)
Kristy Minamishin Yoshikawa (EMT, MICT, PTA, Rad Tech)
Location: Kauila Building, Room 106
Phone: (808) 734-9224
Nursing Contact Information
Location: Kōpiko Building, Room 201
Phone: (808) 734-9305
We would like to wish our Nursing and Health Science retirees a "Happy Retirement" and a great big "Mahalo", for your contributions to the community through serving our nursing, health science and EMS students and graduates.
- Janice Ferguson
- Debbie Harris
- May Kealoha
- Cera Kim Sunada
- Liz Ottoson
- Laura Ohara
- Sally Pestana
Student Support for Health Career Students
Kūlia ma Kapi‘olani: The Native Hawaiian CTE Project
The goal of the program is assist Native Hawaiian students in CTE and STEM program to graduate and succeed in employment.
If you are an accepted student to the Health Science, EMS or Nursing programs and are of Native Hawaiian decent you may be eligible for these resources:
- Funding for experiential opportunities such as conferences and added training
- Stipends for unpaid internships, practicum and clinical experiences
- Support for licensure and certification
- Financial aid and scholarship application assistance
- Job readiness services and workshops
- Peer mentoring
- Computer lab and laptop loans
For more information contact email@example.com, located in ‘Iliahi 231, (808) 734-9343.
The Future of Healthcare Training in Hawai'i
The UH System has significant health sciences programs that collectively play an essential role in educating Hawaiʻi’s health workforce and addressing the health challenges facing Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.
Kapi'olani Community College has just announced a 3-year funding grant to expand training opportunities through hybrid distance education for neighboring Islands. We are currently in the planning process, for more information please subscribe to this newsletter and continue to check on the Health Science & EMS Updates.