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Schools offering Nursing in Hawaii

Nurses play a vital role in our nation's health care system. Online nursing schools in Hawaii can provide students with the skills needed to seek positions in a variety of different health care fields. While there are many certifications and specialties available, most nurses are responsible for a wide range of tasks, including these:

  • Recording patients' symptoms and medical history
  • Helping to perform diagnostic tests and analyze the results
  • Administering medicine and treatment
  • Educating patients about numerous medical conditions
  • Providing emotional support and advice to patients and their families
  • Operating medical equipment
  • Assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up

A nurse's duties vary depending on the specific health care environment he or she is in, as well as the needs of the surrounding population.

Options for grads of Hawaii nursing schools online

Many people reside in Hawaii due to its picturesque landscapes and pristine weather. Hawaii offers a selection of nursing programs on most of the main islands, including Hawaii Pacific University School of Nursing in Honolulu and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. After graduation, career opportunities may be available with employers such as Castle Medical Center in Kailua, Hawaii Medical Center East and Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Honolulu.

The cost of living in the Aloha State is relatively high, but so is compensation for nurses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that registered nurses in the state had a mean yearly salary of $82,130 as of May 2010, which was higher than the national figure for those professionals of $67,720. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earned $44,640, more than the mean annual wage for all occupations in the state, which was $43,740 in 2010.

Nursing Schools in Hawaii

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