Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

Report: The Sixteenth International Nursing Forum

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:30 - 17:00
International Conference Room, Beppu B-Con Plaza

Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, Japan

 

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences Sixteenth International Nursing Forum was held at B-Con Plaza in Beppu City, Oita. The theme of the forum was "Better Nursing Practice through NP Education and Research ".

 

The speakers were Dr. Jamesetta A. Newland, Clinical Associate Professor of the New York University College of Nursing, and Nurse Practitioner at the NYUCN Faculty Practice; Dr. Jae Sim Jeong, Professor of the Department of Clinical Nursing, and Chief in the Advanced Practice Nurse Master's Program of the University of Ulsan College of Medicine; Dr. Miho Tonai, Professor of the Nursing Assessment Division of Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences; Dr.Miki Ono, Professor of the Adult and Gerontological Nursing Division of Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences; and Dr. Sachiyo Murashima, President and Chair of the Board of Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences.

 

Dr. Newland spoke on “NP Activities in the United States: Practice and Research ”. Dr. Jeong spoke on “ The Current Situation of NP Education Focusing on Clinical Practicum in Korea ”. Dr. Tonai spoke on “The Development Process and Current Situation of NP Education in Japan ”. Dr. Ono spoke on "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. Murashima spoke on " Promoting NP Education at the Master’s Level in Nursing Programs in Japan".


The large audience who attended the Forum was made up of faculty and students from our university and from other nursing colleges, and members of the nursing and medical professions from Oita and other places in Kyushu and Japan. Thanks to the efforts of our five guest speakers the forum was a great success.

  

 

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