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Certified Nurse Specialist (CNS) Scholarship Program

To provide better care for pediatric patients, The Tyler Foundation encourages top nurses who are studying in a Certified Nurse Specialist course at postgraduate schools of nursing to pursue higher qualifications by awarding scholarships. Compared to other advanced countries, in Japan, there is a lack of qualified nurse specialists and nurses with long-term experience to step into leadership positions of pediatric wards.

Tyler Foundation is pleased to support students in their pursuit of advanced studies in nursing so that they may contribute to an even higher level of excellence in pediatric oncology nursing in Japan.

Program Summary

Goal : To provide better medical care for pediatric oncology patients.
Need : In Japan, there is a lack of qualified nurse specialists and nurses with long-term experience to step into leadership positions of pediatric wards.
Description : Two annual scholarships of JPY1, 000,000 each.
Program Advisors : Dr. Shigeko Saiki Craighill, Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care, Keio University
Prof. Ikuko Oikawa, St. Luke’s College of Nursing
Prof. Teruko Watanabe, Head Nurse, Hospital of Saiseikai Yokohama Tobu
Term : April 2009 to March 2010.
 

Read the April 16, 2009 Award Speeches