The History of the JSPCUN



“As an institution for nursing science education and nursing research in Japan, we recognize the importance of private universities of nursing. By encouraging mutual cooperation between our member schools and conducting research on private university education, research, and management, we will promote the growth of private universities nationwide. In accomplishing this mission, we will contribute to the progress and development of domestic nursing and nursing science education.”

“We recognize the important role of private universities and colleges in nursing education. Through collaboration and cooperation between universities and colleges, we will contribute to the development of nursing education to fulfill our mission as an institution for higher nursing education in Japan.”

Committees and Directors

Fiscal Year 2019 Committees and Directors

Committees Directors (Affiliated School)
1. University Education Committee

Ando Hiroko (Japanese Red Cross Akita College of Nursing)*

Mikuni Kumi (Health Sciences University of Hokkaido)

Mihashi Mutsuko (Kurume University)

2. Research Activities Committee

Shimabukuro Kyoko (Kitasato University)

Takamizawa Emiko (Kansai University of International Studies)

Nonami Youko (Kobe Women’s University)*

Horiuchi Fuki (Saku University)

3. International Exchange Committee

Koyama Mariko (Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing)*

Horiuchi Shigeko (St. Luke’s International University)

4. University Management and Administration Committee

Kubo Kaoru (Saitama Medical University College)

Nagasawa Masashi (Shukutoku University)

Haruyama Sanae (Jichi Medical University)*

Michishige Fumiko (Osaka Medical College)

5. External Relations Committee

Komatsu Hiroko (Japanese Red Cross Kyushu International College of Nursing)

Kawaguchi Teruko (Japanese Red Cross Hokkaido College of Nursing)*

6. Public Relations Committee

Namikawa Kyoko (Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare)*

Yamaguchi Keiko (Nihon Fukushi University)

* Committee Director

Activities Reports

40th Anniversary Activities

In August 2016, the JSPCUN engaged in special activities in commemoration of the society’s 40th anniversary of its foundation .

1. Commemorative Lecture

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN): Educational reforms that will change nursing practices

Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, FAAN

(Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Nursing-Clinician Educator University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing)


Theme: Curriculum reforms to change nursing practices

“QSEN Competency Implementations: Two examples”

Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, FAAN

“Educational Reforms that Will Change Nursing Practices: American trends”

Sachiko Claus (Professor Emeritus, Kameda University of Health Sciences)

“The TOHO IELABO Project: Educating future nurses in local homes”

Yokoi Yuko (Professor, Toho University

3.Commemorative Round Table Discussion

I. The Past, Present, and Future of the JSPCUN

II. Prospects for Nursing Education in Private Universities

一般社団法人 日本私立看護系大学協会


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