My Professional Profile

Julie Hughes Lederer, MSN, BSN, RN, is a well-versed registered nurse currently retired and living in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She has previously served as Nursing Professor at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA (1979-2009). Upon relocating to Hawaii, she joined the Hospice of Kona in Kailua-Kona, HI (2010-2011). She has an impressive professional journey that spanned forty-six years. Her areas of expertise covered pediatric nursing, medical-surgical nursing, and hospice nursing. Throughout her many years in practice, Julie has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her work. Hence, she ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of her practice. For more information about Julie Hughes Lederer, MSN, BSN, RN, please visit

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Get to know Retired Registered Nurse Julie Hughes Lederer

Julie attended the California State University and graduated in 1979 with a Bachelors of Nursing. In 2014 she gained her certification in Medical-Surgical Nursing Specialty. Jonica holds an expertise in Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Medical Surgery, and Telemetry, Cardiovascular. To keep current with the new developments in her field Jonica maintains a professional membership with the California Nurses Association and National Nurses Organizing Committee. After a 39 year career in nursing, Julie has retired from the medical field. She has an extensive expertise as a nursing professor and in pediatrics, medical surgery and hospice.

Julie Hughes Lederer, MSN, BSN, RN

Julie Hughes Lederer, MSN, BSN, RN, attended Rio Hondo College in Whittier, CA, and received her nursing degree in 1973. Her credentials include her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (1978) and her Master of Science degree in Nursing (1986) earned at Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing at CalState LA in Los Angeles, CA. She was a Certified Nurse Educator and remained at the forefront of her challenging field via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations. She feels that her success is attributable primarily to her curiosity, love of nursing, and going for her master’s degree in areas of her interest. Outside work, she dedicates to running her small vintage and antique business and traveling. For more information about Julie Hughes Lederer, MSN, BSN, RN, please visit