Outline of Four Fields
Outline of Four Fields
Community-Based Fundamental Nursing
As the essential basis of nursing practice, this field aims to establish concrete methodology in nursing by clarifying its characteristics as conducted in communities. By performing nursing assistance in daily life and by framing a care system with their health-welfare knowledge, the students are expected to acquire professional skills for high-quality nursing practice and technical investigation. Nurses for chronic patients and home care nursing, or public health nurses within administrative institutions are typical future models of the students in this field.
Management in Nursing
In order to investigate into methodology for developing special functions of nursing, this field focuses on the study of care service systems and of nursing organizations. Being based on the basic knowledge of human resource development and management in nursing, students are required to heighten the special functions of nursing ability in such realms as healthcare, medical treatment, welfare, and care institutions. Furthermore, facilitation of career development and effective methods for achieving a team ideal are also emphasized.
Nursing of Children and Child-Rearing Families
Concentrating on the aspect of rearing the next generation within one's life cycle, this field investigates the issue of nursing assistance unique to this phase of life. This course takes an overall view of the established fields of maternal nursing, pediatric nursing, and school nursing; and inquires in a unique way into various research aspects characteristic of this phase. This course enhances abilities to act as nurse, midwife, public health nurse, and school nurse, performing highly specialized nursing practice and research activities to support the people bringing up the next generation.
Nursing of Adults
The central issue of nursing of adults is on the nursing of people at a mature phase of life with various complicated challenges. The support for their healthy lives is investigated from a nursing perspective. The community-based nursing support in medical, welfare, and care institutions is the main focus of this course, aiming to foster the students' active research activities for a heightened identity in the study of nursing.