We hold a symposium

I[nternational Symposium : Challenges to Develop Human Resources for Advanced Practice Nurses Active in Islands and Remote Areas Looking to the Future


The purpose of this symposium is to discuss the human resource development of Advanced practice nurse (APN) working on islands and remote areas.



Date and time: Sunday, March 8, 2020,  1:30pm – 16:00pm

Venue: Okinawa Prefectural College of Nursing 2nd floor Audiovisual room

Language:  Japanese/English (with simultaneous interpretation)




Sabina Knight (Professor, James Cook University)

Theme: Rural Nurse Practitioner in Australia


Alice Davis (Professor, University of Hawaii at Hilo)

Theme: Challenge & Successes Establishing a DNP Program in Rural Hawai’i


Jean Ross (Associate Professor of Otago Polytechnic)

Theme: Stories of Advance Practice Nursing in Rural New Zealand