Public Health Nursing
Army Public Health Nursing (APHN) promotes, protects, optimizes, and preserves the health and abilities of Soldiers and military communities through delivery of the Public Health Essential Services to individuals, families, and groups.
MISSION : To protect and promote health while decreasing the burden of disease and injury to the community.
VISION: Ready and fit Soldiers prospering in healthy military communities.
Kupulau In-processing and Solider Readiness Clinic
Located First Floor, A-Wing (Room 1A-303)
0730 to 1600hrs, Monday – Thursday (closed for lunch 1200 to 1300hrs)
0730 to 1200hrs, Friday
The Kupulau Medical Readiness and In-Processing Center is open to all active duty Army personnel, as well as anyone enrolled in TRICARE Prime at Tripler. We provide a variety of services and resources for active duty army personnel and dependants. An overview of resources can be obtained by visiting the clinic, most services are provided by appointment and classes are according to schedule.
- Medical Readiness
- Periodic Health Assessments
- Pre/Post-Deployment Health Assessments
- Post Deployment Health Re-Assessments
- Communicable Disease Programs
- Latent Tuberculosis Infection Management
- Sexually Transmitted Infection Education
- HIV Awareness
- Child Youth Schools & Services (CYSS)
- Health Consultant for CYSS
- Inspections of CYSS centers
- Special Needs Accommodation Process (SNAP)
- CYSS Staff Training
- Representation on EFMP Committee
- Pregnancy and Post Partum PT
- Education Classes
- Health Promotion and Prevention
- Health Fairs
- STI Briefings
- Soldier In-processing Briefs
Putting prevention into practice is a primary goal for Public Health Nursing; promoting health and preventing disease and injuries among our entire patient population. We offer information and/or classes on tobacco cessation, healthy lifestyles, safety, physical fitness, self care, wellness, nutrition, communicable disease, HIV, tuberculosis, and reproductive health which includes education on contraceptive safety, preventing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, improving maternal care, and facilitating access to quality reproductive health services. We also assist with scheduling health promotion classes/workshops; and distribute educational materials and referral information regarding health promotion and disease prevention.