Outline of Three CNS Courses
Outline of Three CNS(Certified Nurse Specialist)Courses
CNS Course for Chronic Care Nursing
This course inquires into the methodology to support health care functions in our daily life in the contemporary society facing an increasing number of chronic illnesses. With the training for the high skills and knowledge on chronic illnesses, the focal points are health problems and supportive methods for the patients, comprehensive assessment of chronic illness patients, education for the prevention of illnesses, and complete medical support for the patients.
CNS Course for Child Health Nursing
CNS in child health nursing is highly in demand with the technical skills and knowledge in order to cope with the current complex situation in Japan. The environment surrounding children and their families is under severe transformation due to the rapidly decreasing number of children in society. Adults who have no experience in associating with small children will increase in number in the near future. The lack of medical care for children is also a cause for serious concern, together with the cut in budget for medical expenses and the slow reaction of the government to the aging society, and the rapid development of medical technique in general. The contents depicted in this course are based on caring for children and the family, related social systems, and policy making.
CNS for Cancer Nursing
Cancer nursing nurses with expert knowledge are expected to take active part in the general care of cancer patients and their families, as recent rapid progress in medical treatment of cancer makes it possible to increase the rate of recovery and survival of the cancer patients. Being aware of the social systems and policies related to cancer patients, great emphasis is laid on home care nursing of the patients who may hope to stay longer as long as possible in their familiar surroundings. Medical management and palliative care for the patients are also a focus.