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Visit UH Manoa Nursing virtually and experience nursing education using the state-of-the-art UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center.

Learn about the High School Direct Entry into Nursing Program (HS DEN) designed specifically for high school graduates. The program prepares students to get a Bachelor of Science degree in four years. Students start prerequisites as freshmen and begin the nursing curriculum in year two. Students graduate with a BS degree and are prepared to provide high quality care as a Registered Nurse. The event will also feature current HS DEN students who will share about their experiences in the program.

Saturday, February 13, 2021
9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Online via Zoom Meeting

No cost.
For students in grades 10 and 11.
Parents and families are welcome to view the event with their student.


  • Nursing Program Overview
  • Simulation Learning Overview & Activity
  • Student Panel Discussion
  • Direct Entry Program Presentation
  • Q&A


Space is limited. RSVP closed on February 10, 2021.

Disability Access & Event Information

Persons with disability-related access needs or event-specific questions are invited to contact Carlyn Minster at (808) 956-0896 or by January 29, 2021.


For more information about the High School Direct Entry in Nursing program, contact Brian Akiyama.

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Brian Akiyama, BA
Pre-Nursing and Pre-Direct Entry Dental Hygiene Advisor & Admissions Specialist

Contact for applicants & prospective students to High School Direct Entry in Nursing (HS-DEN), High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene (HS-DEDH), Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Online ADN to BS programs.

Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-3794
Fax: 808-956-5977

Email for applicants and prospective students:

  • High School Direct Entry in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing & Online ADN to BS programs (
  • High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene program (
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