Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

The Seventeenth 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 Seventeenth International Nursing Forum will be held at the B-Con Plaza International Convention Hall in Beppu City on October 31, 2015. 

 


 

 

The Seventeenth Annual International Nursing Forum

 

Sponsored by Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

Cosponsored by the Oita Chapter of the Japanese Nursing Association

 

“Making Hospitals Attractive to Nursing Professionals”

 

The Program Schedule

 

12:30 – 12:35

Greeting, Opening Remarks

 

Sachiyo Murashima, PhD, PHN, RN, President and Chair of the Board of Directors

Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

 

12:35 – 14:05

Professionalism in Nursing (90 minutes)

Key words: Magnet Designation, Promoting a Healthy Work Environment,

                    Nursing Retention

 

Pauline Abraham, DNP, RN-BC

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

 

14:05 – 14:15

Intermission (10 minutes)

 

14:15 – 15:45

 

Continuing to Promote Better Hospital Workplace Environments (90 minutes)

Key words: Environmental Improvement, Human Resource Development, Motivation,

                    Turnover Prevention

 

Kiyoko Okubo, RN, PhD,

Professor, Graduate School of Nursing and Social Welfare Sciences

Faculty of Nursing and Social Welfare Science

Fukui Prefectural University

Vice President, Japanese Nursing Association

 

15:45 – 15:55

 

Intermission (10 minutes)

 

15:55 – 16:55

General Discussion (60 minutes)

 

Moderators:

Hiromi Fukuda, Professor, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

Aiko Takenaka,  Executive Director, Oita Nursing Association

 

16:55 – 17:00

Closing of the Program

 

Keiko Matsubara, President

Oita Chapter of the Japanese Nursing Association