Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

The Oita-NHS International Nursing Forum

Since 1999, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences has organized an annual international nursing forum with simultaneous interpretation every autumn in Beppu City, Oita. Every year leading authorities from around the world are invited to speak at the forum on themes that are particularly relevant to nursing and health care practitioners in the community. The International Nursing Forum has been cosponsored by the Oita Chapter of the Japanese Nursing Association since 2003.

 

  


 

  

The First International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 9, 1999, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: Towards Autonomy in Nursing: Challenge for the 21st Century”

 

1. “The Nurse Practitioner in Action”

     Dr. Harriet Feldman

     Dean and Professor, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, USA

2. “Costing Nursing Practice”

     Dr. Jung Ho Park

     Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Korea

3. “Education for Autonomous Practice”

     Dr. Madeline Naegle

     Professor, College of Nursing, New York University, USA
 

 
The Second International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 21, 2000, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Aging Society and Nursing”

 

1. “Aging and Health”

     Dr. Takeshi Hoshi

     Managing Director, Shizuoka Long-life Health Foundation, Japan

2. “Health Promotion for Chronic Patients”

     Dr. Eun Ok Lee

     Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Korea

3. “Integrated Health Care in Denmark - Evidence on Effectiveness of the Skaevinge Project”

     Dr. Lis Wagner

     Associate Professor, The National Hospital of Denmark, Denmark
 

 
The Third International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, November 17, 2001, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Women’s Health”

 

1. “Women’s Health Care in Middle Age”

     Dr. Nancy Woods

     Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, University of Washington, USA

2. “Progress in Managing Mother-Infant HIV Transmission”

     Dr. Harold Lischner

     Professor Emeritus, Temple University, USA

3. “Women’s Health and the Role of the Nurse-Midwife”

     Dr. Fumiko Miyazaki

     Professor, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Japan
 

 
The Fourth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, November 23, 2002, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: Auditorium, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Oita City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Qualitative Approaches to Nursing Research”

 

1. “Grounded Theory: Paradigm and Application to Nursing Research”

     Dr. Juliet Corbin

     Professor, San Jose State University, USA

2. “Applying Grounded Theory to Nursing Research”

     Dr. Shieko Craighill Saiki

     Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University of Health Sciences, Japan
 

 
The Fifth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, May 10, 2003, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Nursing and the Nursing Profession in the 21st Century”

 

1. “Some Developments and Themes in Nursing Policy in Korea”

     Dr. Mo-Im Kim

     President, Red Cross College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea

     Former Minister of Public Welfare, Korea

2. “Returning to the Starting Point in Nursing”

     Dr. Kazuko Kodama

     Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, Nagoya City University, Japan

3. “Some Subjects about the Nursing Profession in Japan”
   Dr. Yayoi Tamura

     Nursing Section Chief, The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, Japan

     Dr. Yuko Minami

     President, The Japanese Nursing Association, Japan
 

  

The Sixth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 30, 2004, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Basic and Continuing Education of Nursing”

 

1. “Nursing Education in Thailand: It’s Shift to the University”

     Dr. Tassana Boontong

     President, Thai Nursing Council, Thailand

2. “Nursing Education in China: The Present and Future”

     Dr. Huaping Liu

     Associate Dean and Associate Professor

     School of Nursing, Peking Union Medical College, China

3. “Nursing Education in Japan: On Continuing Education”

     Dr. Toshiko Ibe

     President and Professor, St. Luke’s College of Nursing, Japan

4. “On the Credentialing System for Nurses”

     Dr. Keiko Okaya

     Director, The Japanese Nursing Association, Japan
 

 
The Seventh International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, November 5, 2005, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Advanced Home Care Nursing: Issues and Trends”

 

 1. "Home Care in the United States"
      Dr. Elizabeth Madigan

      Associate Dean and Associate Professor

      Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, USA
 2. “Home Care Nursing in Korea”

      Dr. Hosihn Ryu

      Director & Professor, College of Nursing, Korea University, Korea

 3. “Home Care Nursing in Japan”
      Dr. Maya Yamazaki

      Former Director, The Japanese Nursing Association, Japan

 4. “Japanese Government Policy on Home Care Nursing”
      Dr. Masako Yamada

      Nursing Division, Health Policy Bureau

      The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, Japan
  


The Eighth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 14, 2006, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Client-Oriented Nursing: What is Required for the Profession”

 

 1. “Nursing Practice and Autonomy”

      Dr. Carol Lynn Savrin

      Director MSN Program and Associate Professor

      Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, USA

 2. “Nursing and the Reform of the Health Care System in Korea”

      Dr. Euisook Kim

      Member, Board of Directors, International Council of Nurses

      Professor, College of Nursing, Yonsei University, Korea

 3. “The Role of Nursing in Health Care and Long Term Care Insurance Reform in Japan”

      Dr. Yayoi Tamura

      President, National College of Nursing, Japan

      Former Nursing Section Chief, The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, Japan
 

  

The Nineth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Sunday, October 21, 2007, 1:00 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Stress Management for Nurses”

 

 1. “Psychosomatic Response to Stress and Stress Management”

      Dr. Chiharu Kubo

      Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine

      Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan

 2. “Stress in Medical Personnel: Its Causes, Effects, and Treatment”

      Dr. Byung Il Min

      Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiology

      School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea

 3. “The Stress Management of Working Nurses – Through the Activities of a Liaison Psychiatric Nurse”
      Dr. Yasuko Furukido

      Liaison Psychiatric Nurse, Kobe University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospital, Japan
 

  

The Tenth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, November 1, 2008, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Issues and Trends in On – The – Job Training for New Nurses”

 

 1. “The Present State of Actual Hospital Training Systems for New Nurses in Korea”

      Dr. Kwang Ok Park

      Chief of the Nursing Division, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

 2. “Program Characteristics of New Graduate Residencies – Washington State and the U.S.”

      Dr. Kathy Hare

      Principle Investigator/ Program Associate

      Washington Center for Nursing, Seattle, Washington, USA

 3. “The 2009 Curriculum Revision and the Systematization of On-The-Job Training 
      for New Nursing Personnel in Japan”

      Dr. Yoko Nomura

      Nursing Section Chief, The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, Japan
 

 

The Eleventh International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 31, 2009, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Terminally Ill Patient Care”

 

 1. “Palliative Care for Terminally Ill Patients

      Dr. Ian Maddocks

      Professor Emeritus, Flinders Clinical Effectiveness, Palliative and Supportive Services

      Flinders University School of Medicine, Australia

 2. “Issues and Trends in Hospice Care”

      Dr. Hyun Sook Kim

      Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Elderly Health & Welfare

      Chungju National University, Korea

 3. “Caring that Supports those Near the End of Life”

      Dr. Keiko Tamura

      Hospice Nursing Director and Cancer Nurse Yodogawa Christian Hospital, Japan

 

 

The Twelfth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 30, 2010, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “ Physical and Psychosocial Health Care in an Aging Society

 

 1. “ Physio-psycho-social Health Care in an Aging Society: Korean Issues and Trends

      Dr. Belong Cho

      Associate Professor, Health Promotion Cente, Chief of the Department of Family Medicine

      Seoul National University Hospital, Korea

 2. “ Dementia Care in the United States”

      Dr. Lynda Mackin

      Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, Physiological Nursing Department

      School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA

 3. “ The Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly at On Lok Lifeways

      Dr. Janice Fujii

      Program Manager, On Lok Lifeways PACE Program, San Francisco, USA

4. “Dementia Care in Japan”

      Dr. Minori Tokui

      Chief of the Nursing Management Office

      Chief of the Department of Hospital Coordination and Consultation

      Himeji St. Mary’s Hospital, Himeji, Japan

 

  

The Thirteenth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 29, 2011, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “The Future of Nursing from the Viewpoint of the Nurse Practitioner”

 

 1. “The Future of Nursing in the United States: Focusing on the Nurse Practioner

      Dr. Anne Thomas

      Dean and Associate Professor

      University of Indianapolis School of Nursing, Indiana, USA

 2. “The Future of Nursing in Korea: Focusing on the Nurse Practioner”

      Dr. Kyung Rim Shin

      Dean and Professor, College of Health Sciences, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

      President, Korean Nurses Association

 3. “ The Future of Nursing in Japan: The Systematization of the Japanese Nurse Practitioner”

      Dr. Tomoko Kusama

      President and Professor, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Oita, Japan

      Vice President, Japanese Nursing Association

  

 

The Fourteenth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “The Role of Nurses for End - of - Life Patients”

 

 1. “End - of - Life Care in Australia: Issues and Trends

      Dr. Margaret O'Connor

      Professor, School of Nursing, Palliative Care Research Team Leader

      Monash University, Australia

 2. “End - of - Life Care in Korea: Issues and Trends”

      Dr. Kwon So-Hi

      Professor, College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University, Korea

      Secretary, Korean Hospice Nurses Association

 3. “The Role of Health Care Teams in End - of - Life Care in Japan”

      Dr. Hideki Ota

      General Director, Activities Supporting Medicine Systematic Services, Japan

      Secretary General, Japan Network of Home Care Supporting Clinics

 

  

The Fifteenth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “ Strategies for Promoting In-Home Care: Collaboration between Clinical Nursing,

                Discharge Planning and Community Health Nursing

  1. “ Strategies for Promoting and Evaluating Community Care

      Dr. Soong-nang Jang

      Director, Nursing Science Research Institute

      Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Chung-Ang University, Korea

 2. “ Working with Communities to Promote Health and Wellbeing

      Dr. Karen Francis

      Head of School and Professor, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Indigenous Health

      Charles Sturt University, Australia

 3. “ Development and Evaluation of Discharge Planning Strategies that Lead to a Smooth Transition

      of Care

      Dr. Satoko Nagata

      Associate Professor, School of Integrated Health Sciences

      Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo

 

 

The Sixteenth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “ Better Nursing Practice through NP Education and Research ”

  1. “ NP Activities in the United States: Practice and Research ”

      Dr. Jamesetta Newland

      Clinical Associate Professor

      Nurse Practitioner, NYUCN Faculty Practice

      New York University College of Nursing

 2. “ The Current Situation of NP Education Focusing on Clinical Practicum in Korea ”

      Dr. Jae Sim Jeong

      Professor, Department of Clinical Nursing

      Chief in Advanced Practice Nurse Master's Program

      University of Ulsan College of Medicine

 3. “ The Development Process and Current Situation of NP Education in Japan ”

      Dr. Miho Tonai

      Professor, Nursing Assessment Division, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

 4. “ Advancements in Nursing Practice in Japan by the Graduates of the NP Education Master’s Program of       Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences –Practice Based Evidence in Action– ”

      Dr. Miki Ono

      Professor, Adult & Gerontological Nursing Division, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

 5. “ Promoting NP Education at the Master’s Level in Nursing Programs in Japan

      Dr. Sachiyo Murashima

      President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

 

The Seventeenth International Nursing Forum

 Date and Time: Saturday, October 31, 2015, 12:30 – 5:00

 Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 Theme: “Making Hospitals Attractive to Nursing Professionals

  1. “ Professionalism in Nursing ”

      Pauline Abraham

     Nursing Education Specialist, Education and Professional Development Division

     Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic

     Rochester, Minnesota, USA

     Instructor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

     Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Augsburg College

     Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 2. “ Continuing to Promote Better Hospital Workplace Environments ”

      Dr. Kiyoko Okubo

      Professor, Graduate School of Nursing and Social Welfare Sciences

      Faculty of Nursing and Social Welfare Science

      Fukui Prefectural University

      Vice President, Japanese Nursing Association

 

The Eighteenth International Nursing Forum

Date and Time: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 12:30 – 5:00

Venue: International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

Theme: “Better Nursing Practice to Improve the Lives of those with Dementia”

1. “Living Well with Dementia”

   Miho Yoshida (Japan Dementia Working Group Member)

   Yoshiko Mizutani (Japanese Dementia Working Group Partner, NPO Association of Persons with

   Dementia, Nozomi Memory Clinic)

2. “Expectations for the Direction Of Dementia Measures and the Nursing Profession in Oita and Japan”

   Chika Yoshida (Vice Chief, Elderly Welfare Division, Regional Comprehensive Care Promotion Team

   Oita Prefecture Health and Welfare Department)

3. “Accurate Assessment to Prevent Delirium”

   Asao Ogawa (Psycho-Oncology Research Group Leader, Exploratory Oncology Research & Clinical

   Trial Center, Psycho-Oncology Division Director, National Cancer Center Hospital East)

4. “Maximizing Comfort for the Person with Advanced Dementia: Nursing Care Approaches that Work”

   Carol O. Long (Principal, Capstone Healthcare; Founder, Palliative Care Essentials, Transcultural

   Nursing Scholar)

 

 

updated: 01/10/2016