Hawaii Health Education Resources

These career listings contains information on academic programs offered in Hawaii as well as additional state and national career resources.



Acupuncturist

Acupunturist gets to the point - Honolulu Star-Bulletin, February 3, 2003

Education

Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Honolulu

Tai Hsuan Foundation College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Honolulu

Traditional Chinese Medical College of Hawaii, Kameula, Hawaii

Local and Other Resources

Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Licensing Area: Acupuncture
Source: Division of Professional and Vocation Licensing, Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs -State of Hawaii

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology

Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologist [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Career Information
Source: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

People Doing Science: Speech Pathologist
Source: National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education

Speech-Language Pathologist
Source: National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education (NCPSE)

Education

Division of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa

Local and Other Resources

Licensing Area: Speech Pathology and Audiology
Source: Division of Professional and Vocation Licensing, Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs -State of Hawaii

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting
Source: American Dental Association

Dental-Related Occupations [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Source: American Medical Technologists

Maui dental training available - The Honolulu Advertiser, October 10, 2002

Education

Dental Assisting Program
Source: Kapiolani Community College

Local and Other Resources

American Dental Assistants Association

Dental Assisting National Board

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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene
Source: American Dental Association

Dental Hygienist
Source: American Dental Hygienists' Association

Dental-Related Occupations [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Dental hygienist tackles tartar - Honolulu Star-Bulletin, June 17, 2002

Education

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
Source: School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Local and Other Resources

Hawaii Dental Hygienist Association

Licensing Area: Dental and Dental Hygienist
Source: Division of Professional and Vocation Licensing, Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs -State of Hawaii

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Dietitian/Nutritionist

Check it out: Careers in Dietetics
Source: American Dietetic Association

Dietetics [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Dietitian - Honolulu Star-Bulletin, March 11, 2002

Education

College of Natural & Alternative Medicine
Source: American University of Hawaii, Wailuku, Maui

Dietetics
Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa

Local and Other Resources

Hawaii Dietetic Association

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Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic

Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Learn About EMS
Source: National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)

Education

College of Natural Science & Environment
Source: American University of Hawaii, Wailuku, Maui

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Source: Kapiolani Community College

Emergency Medical Technician Program
[Only Active Duty military members, and their dependents on a space available basis.]
Source: Honolulu Community College Off-Campus Credit Program

Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
Search for accredited programs.
Source: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Local and Other Resources

Licensing Area: Medical and Osteopathy
Source: Division of Professional and Vocation Licensing, Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs -State of Hawaii

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

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Massage Therapist

Becoming a Professional Massage Therapist
Source: American Massage Therapy Association

Massage career has right feel - Honolulu Star-Bulletin, June 16, 2003

Education

American Institute of Massage Therapy, Kailua, Oahu

Hawaii Healing Arts College School of Massage Therapy, Kailua, Oahu

Hawaiian Islands School of Body Therapy and Wellness Center, Kealakekua, Hawaii

Massage Therapy Program
Source: Kapiolani Community College

Maui Academy of the Healing Arts School of Massage, Kihei

Maui School of Therapeutic Massage, Makawao

School for Massage Therapists
Source: SPA Luna Holistic School, Haiku, Maui

Local and Other Resources

American Massage Therapy Association Foundation

American Medical Massage Association

Licensing Area: Massage Therapy
Source: Division of Professional and Vocation Licensing, Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs -State of Hawaii

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistanting Career
Source: American Association of Medical Assistants

Medical Assistant [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
Source: American Medical Technologists

Education

Medical Assistant Diploma Program
Source: Hawaii Business College

Medical Assisting
Source: Heald College Honolulu Campus

Medical Assisting Program
Source: Kapiolani Community College

Med-Assist School of Hawaii

Medical Assistant
Search for accredited programs.
Source: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

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Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Lab Technician

Clinical Laboratory Science Career Information
Source: American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Source: American Medical Technologists

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Source: American Society for Clinical Pathology

Education

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program
Source: Kapiolani Community College

Local and Other Resources

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Hawaii Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

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Medical Librarian

Medical Librarianship: A Career Beyond the Cutting Edge
Source: Medical Library Association

People Doing Science: Medical Librarian
Source: National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education

Education

Library & Information Science Program
Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa

Local and Other Resources

American Library Association

Hawaii Library Association

Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of the Medical Library Association

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Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Clinical Laboratory Science Career Information
Source: American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology [PDF]
Source: Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED), published by the American Medical Association (2003)

Medical Technologist (MT)
Source: American Medical Technologists

The Medical Technologist (MT)
Source: American Society for Clinical Pathology

Education

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa

Local and Other Resources

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Hawaii Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

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