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Cherlyn Caneda, APRN

Cherlyn Caneda, APRN-Rx, MSN, has an advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority designation from the Hawaii State Board of Registered Nursing. She has received two undergraduate degrees; kinesiology with a sports medicine concentration from California State University, Fullerton and nursing from Mount St. Mary’s college. Cherlyn completed her master's degree in nursing at University of California, Los Angeles with a pediatric focus.

Cherlyn came to Shiners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu in June 2011 with more than five years of prior pediatric orthopaedic experience in both operative and nonoperative fracture management. Cherlyn serves a dynamic role in the diagnosis and management of both acute and chronic pediatric orthopaedic conditions. Her responsibilities include pre and postoperative teaching and management in the outpatient and inpatient setting and surgical RNFA (registered nurse first assist) in the operating room.

Cherlyn is also a member of the Shriners outreach team so she has the opportunity to travel throughout the Pacific Basin reaching those with pediatric orthopaedic needs and broadening the role of an advanced practice nurse.

Cherlyn currently serves as a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Practitioner Society. She plans to expand her skills to developing presentations and educational literature for primary care physicians and midlevel providers in the realm of pediatric orthopaedics.

When Cherlyn is not in the hospital or traveling throughout the Pacific, she is always happy to call Hawaii home. She enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones living the “Aloha spirit.”

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