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Continuing Competency

Lifelong learning is a pinnacle to quality nursing care. HSCN is partnering with the Hawai‘i Board of Nursing to ensure awareness of these new requirements. Find FAQs and more, here!

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Continuing Competency

Lifelong learning is a pinnacle to quality nursing care. HSCN is partnering with the Hawai‘i Board of Nursing to ensure awareness of these new requirements. Find FAQs and more, here!

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Workforce Data

Workforce research is a required activity for the Center. Specifically, the Center is mandated to collect, analyze, and report research related to the “current and future status and trends of the nursing workforce” (HRS §304A-1406). In response to these mandates, the Center has developed research program with three components:

  • cyclic data collection and reporting of the Nursing Workforce Supply and Nurse Education Capacity surveys;
  • ad hoc data collection and in response to specific partner inquiries or emergent workforce development challenges; and
  • systematic evaluation of the efficacy and quality of the Center’s programs.
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Workforce Data

Workforce research is a required activity for the Center. Specifically, the Center is mandated to collect, analyze, and report research related to the “current and future status and trends of the nursing workforce” (HRS §304A-1406). In response to these mandates, the Center has developed research program with three components:

  • cyclic data collection and reporting of the Nursing Workforce Supply and Nurse Education Capacity surveys;
  • ad hoc data collection and in response to specific partner inquiries or emergent workforce development challenges; and
  • systematic evaluation of the efficacy and quality of the Center’s programs.
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Evidence-Based Practice Program

Conducting research on best practices and quality outcomes is one of the signature functions of the Hawai`i State Center for Nursing.  Hawaiʻi ’s evidence-based practice (EBP) program is innovative in its statewide approach and is unique in the nation, encouraging incorporation of evidence-based practices across multiple healthcare systems by many users.

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Evidence Based Practice Program

Conducting research on best practices and quality outcomes is one of the signature functions of the Hawai`i State Center for Nursing.  Hawaiʻi ’s evidence-based practice (EBP) program is innovative in its statewide approach and is unique in the nation, encouraging incorporation of evidence-based practices across multiple healthcare systems by many users.

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Policy & Legislation

Mahalo nui loa for your participation in the legislative process! Please visit our Policy & Legislation page for a summary of this year’s policy accomplishments.

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Policy & Legislation

Mahalo nui loa for your participation in the legislative process! Please visit our Policy & Legislation page for a summary of this year’s policy accomplishments.

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Center Programs

Policy & Legislation

The HSCN is your source for up-to-date information about nursing policy initiatives in the State of Hawai‘i. Visit the Policy and Legislation page for updates on legislative activities and priorities.

Preceptor Tax Credit

HSCN administers the Preceptor Tax Credit Program for Healthcare Providers who precept in-state APRN, MD, DO, and Pharmacy students/residents. For more information and registration visit the Hawai‘i Preceptor Tax Credit Website.

Continuing Nursing Education

HSCN is an accredited provider for continuing nursing education through ANCC.  Check here for our upcoming activities.


Nursing Professional Development

The nursing professional development arm of the Center focuses on academic progression, continuing nursing education, simulation education, national certification, evidence-based practice, and writing for publication.

National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers

HSCN is a proud member of the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers which contributes to the national effort to assure an adequate supply of qualified nurses to meet the health needs of the US population.


Nurse Residency Program

The Hawai`i Nurse Residency Program (NRP) was launched in 2011 to support new nurse graduates as they transition into their first professional position in a hospital setting.


Evidence-Based Practice Program

The EBP Program helps nurses to develop EBP skills, from asking a practice improvement question, identifying and analyzing the research, and finally developing and implementing an EBP protocol.

Workforce Data

Through collaborative partnerships, HSCN provides accurate nursing workforce data for planning, including compiling information from a biennial survey of registered nurses licensed by the State of Hawai‘i Board of Nursing and numerous other data.


Hawai`i Clinical Placement Collaborative

The Hawai`i Clinical Placement Collaborative supports nursing education efforts through coordination of nursing clinical placements with nursing school and clinical facilities, each semester, for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.