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8th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 17-19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA

October 17 -19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA
NWC 2017

Hiroko Tadaura

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2017 - Hiroko Tadaura
International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Title : Investment time for development of patient’s independence- Focus on nursing care process in kinaesthetics


What is “time concept” for expert nurses who believe that they should use the most? It is reported that nurses often believe the time which is categorized for urgent and important is greatness. It is necessary to focus on it in Nursing. However, the most important time is said different from it. Sense of “time” by nurses affects both their nursing practice and patients. Today, we focus on Nursing applied for Kinaesthetics concept. It is mentioned to be applied cybernetics learning process. Time to use Kinaesthetics is reported as “Investment time for development of patient’s independence”. Though some nurses are reported that they worry about its time consuming, however, there are a lot of evidence of health improvement in holistic, less pain, feeling of dignity care, higher QOL. Kinaesthetics which has developed in Europe, mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland is getting a well - known concept in Japan. It is also known in Italy, Netherland, Finland, and Russia etc. Kinaesthetics is written in official nursing school books not only Europe nowadays. Several papers suggested that nursing care using Kinaesthetics concept is effective in pain for various cases having acute and chronic disease included in cancer, elderly, children and handicapped etc. In our previous study, investigations under actual clinical intervention study having controlled group scientifically determined the effectiveness of pain by nursing applied for Kinaesthetics concept in promoting health of the elderly and nurses in an elderly care setting of acute hospital, too. As of this year, a big international research starts related to Kinaesthetics. Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Finland etc cooperate together. This study aims to find out Kinaesthetics evidence from Mata analysis finally. Today, we report about clinical evidence and various effectiveness to use “Investment time for development of patient’s independence” to focus on Nursing care process in Kinaesthetics.

Audience Take Away:

• Audience can consider about kinds of time in nursing care process. Audience can learn and bring renewed understandings of time management matrix in care. Audience can realized what is an investment time for development of patient’s independence in nursing care to think about example of transfer support.

• Audience will be able to get renewed focus to see each nursing care with time management matrix. Hence, audience will be able to become to analyze which nursing care time can develop for patients’ independence.

• Audience realize how much powerful to use investment time for development for patients.

• Audience can understand its’ evidence from clinical study about Kinaesthetics.


Dr. Hiroko Tadaura graduated in School of Nursing and Rehabilitation Science in International University Health and Welfare Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan. She is Part-time Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan and guest researcher in School of Nursing Science in University of Witten/Herdecke, Witten, Germany in 2008-2011. She was senior guest researcher in School of Nursing Science in University of Witten/Herdecke, Witten, Germany in 2012-2015. IOS New scholar Award of Self-Care Dependent-Care Nursing, International Orem Society, USA in 2014.