Governor Ige Signs Bill and HPU Plays a Part

Gov. Ige, HPU Michelle Johnson and others at SB2298 signing by the governor

HPU Chief Nurse Administrator Michelle Johnson, Ed.D., APRN-RX, CPNP-PC (pictured third from right), a member of the Hawai‘i State Center for Nursing (HSCN), was present at the Wednesday, June 13, signing of SB2298 by Governor Ige. SB2298 was developed and introduced by HSCN, and starting in 2019, it will entitle advanced practice registered nurses, medical and osteopathic doctors, and doctors of pharmacy who serve as preceptors of clinical training rotations, a tax credit.     

“The passing of this bill will aid in the development of our university’s APRN programs and will help with the further development of primary care in our community,” Johnson said. 

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