What
A Partners in Nursing expansion project focused on increasing interest in geriatric nursing
and recruiting and retaining nurses into long term care

Project Arms

  • Student nurse rotations for clinical experiences in long term care
  • Academic faculty education provided for staff in long term care
  • Provide Professional Nurse Leadership for long term care nurses

When
August 2011 – June 2013

Funding Partners
HMSA Foundation and Hawai`i State Center for Nursing

Project Partners

  • University of Hawai`i at Hilo and Hawai`i Community College at Hale Ho`ōla Hāmākua, Life Care Center and Hospice of Hilo
  • Student nurse rotations for clinical experiences in long term care

Products

  • New sites for clinical rotations of nursing students
  • Curriculum (long and short versions) for Professional Nurse Leadership for Long Term Care available
  • Library housed at the Center for Nursing of inservice education modules focused on indicators of patient care quality
  • Continuing implementation of leadership/preceptor program in long term care utilizing certified trainers
  • Evaluation data reported and submitted
  • HPIN Library made available to LTC organizations

Hawai`i Partners in Nursing FINAL REPORT
Hawai`i Partners in Nursing BROCHURE