Health Sciences, EMS & Nursing
Kapi'olani Community College
January - May 2023
Keep Up to Date
This is a triannual 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 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.
Register through Zoom to attend Health Science Information Sessions.
- Community Health Worker (CHW)
- Dental Assisting (DENT)
- Medical Assisting (MEDA)
- Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
- Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
- Radiologic Technology (RAD TECH)
- Respiratory Care Practitioner (RESP)
Emergency Medical Service Programs include:
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Mobile Intensive Care Technician (MICT) (Paramedic)
- Long-Term Care Nurse Aide (LTCNA)
- Practical Nursing (PRCN)
- Transition for Licensed Practical Nurses (TRANS)
- Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) (Registered Nurse)
Drop-in for an unscheduled phone or Zoom advising session with a Health Science/EMS Counselor. Monday thru Thursday 9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:00pm. Click on the button above.
Drop-in for an unscheduled phone or Zoom meeting with a Nursing counselor on Tuesdays 9:00am - 12:00pm and Wednesdays 1:00-4:00pm. Click on the button above.
Health Science & EMS Contact Information
Russ Kinningham (CHW, MEDA, EMT, MICT, RESP)
Lani Suzuki-Severa (PTA, OTA, RAD, MLT, DENT)
Nursing Contact Information
Welcoming a Familiar Face: Interim Dean of Health Science, EMS & Nursing: AARON KOSEKI
Welcoming Some New Faces to the Nursing Department!
With great anticipation we are happy to welcome our (7) new Nursing Faculty this Spring 2023! We welcome you to our ohana & look forward to working with all of you! By hiring more faculty we hope to offer more seats in our nursing programs to better serve our community.
To the UH Foundation Scholarship Donors: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Adult Residential Care Home Care Givers Program: STILL CANCELLED!!
You may contact other state approved ARCH programs offered at:
Leeward CC: (808) 455-0477
Hawaii CC: (808) 974-97560
Kauai CC: (808) 245-8225
Aloha Mark Kunimune! Long Time EMS faculty...
Student Support for Health Career Students
Student Basic Needs...help is out there!!
The Scholarship Hunt is On!!
The UH Common Scholarship 2023-2024 application is now open, with one application you may be eligible for over 60 different scholarships, click here to apply.
Visit the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation for local private scholarships that by completing the online application, here.
The Pohukaina Food Pantry
The Pohukaina Food Pantry is a available to students of Kapiolani CC and the community at large. Check on this link for more information on dates and how to sign-up for this great resource. Dates will start up again in late January 2023.
The food is donated by Hawaiʻi Food Bank, students and the community. Items such as fresh produce, breads, cereals, proteins, and yes, even the occasional sweet treat are included each box. Box sizes can vary per household, so be sure to include all individuals that you live with when signing up.