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Laboratory on Innovative Research and Practices for NursingPresentation Group Representative : Yuko Takeda (Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care)
Tokyo Midtown East B1F Hall
Laboratory on Innovative Research and Practices for NursingPerson in Charge of the Project : Yuko Takeda
In order to ensure best practices, this laboratory aims for (1) practical research and development promoting best practice quality, (2) the nurturing of nursing leaders who can spread and utilize specific and appropriate best practices into the workplace, and (3) the exploration of ethical best practices that respect the values of all parties involved.
Nursing Support for Hereditary Cancer Patients and their FamilyPerson in Charge of the Project : Yuko Takeda
Hereditary cancer is characterized by early onset and multiple cancers. Responsible genes in hereditary cancers were identified and DNA testing enabled the diagnosis at risk individuals. The prognosis of most cancers can be improved by early diagnosis and early treatment. Nurses involved in this field need to increase their depth of knowledge of genetics and embrace their role in providing appropriate assistance to patients and families.
Nursing Practice Development Research for Cancer PatientsPerson in Charge of the Project : Kaori Yagasaki
We studied whether a self-directed home yoga programme was feasible for patients with breast cancer who were undergoing chemotherapy. Participants' preferences for the type of yoga course and the clinical effects of the programme were also assessed. Reference: Komatsu H, et al. A self-directed home yoga programme for women with breast cancer during chemotherapy: A feasibility study. Int J Nurs Pract. 2016. 22(3):258-66.
A practice of horticultural activity training programs for the nursing and care worker staff members in nursing homes.Person in Charge of the Project : Kikuko Ota
As the number of elderly people in Japan has increased, measures to prevent dementia are currently considered important. As part of a larger investigation of activities that might contribute to health and the prevention of dementia in the elderly, this project focused on horticultural activities as one non-pharmacologic therapy. We are practicing the approach to spread horticultural activities in dementia care, and in the Open Research Forum (ORF), we introduce study results on the practice of horticultural activity training programs for the nursing and care worker staff members in nursing homes.
Mindfulness - based interventions for cancer patientsPerson in Charge of the Project : Park Sunre
We introduces you the effectiveness of mindfulness -based intervention to coping with cancer.
Laboratory on Innovative Research and Practices for Nursing; Challenges of WaKaBaPerson in Charge of the Project : Kozue Kobayashi
The Laboratory on Innovative Research and Practices for Nursing (WAKABA-no-kai) was founded to encourage young investigators to improve their research ability through observance of their potential. Investigators with different areas of expertise are involved in creative research taking advantage of flexible mindset and unremitting energy, which are unique to the youth. The interdisciplinary activities are expected to contribute to the future development of nursing care and the enrichment of nursing education. Their current projects and activities will be discussed in the Open Research Forum.