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Curriculum

1. Curriculum that consists of four domains and seven areas (Diagram 1)

1
Nursing Administration, which gives priority to the development of nursing administrators and leaders who can handle issues including risk management
2
Clinical practical nursing, which focuses on the improvement of nursing related to perioperative nursing practice, which is significantly changing, how to cope with the society with declining birth rate and the perinatal issues and the critical condition of mental issues in stressful modern society (four areas of adult acute stage, maternity, pediatric and psychiatric nursing)
3
Community health nursing, which mainly focuses on health issues and promotes health of the people of all generations in the community.
4
Disaster nursing that focuses on the health issues of each period of the disaster cycle

2. The following two courses are established to match with the goal of the students:

Researcher and educator course

 It is a course that improves specialty of the nursing domain/area for the development of research ability. The school has four domains and seven areas of nursing management study, clinical practical nursing study (adult acute stage, maternity, pediatric and psychiatric nursing studies), community health nursing study and disaster nursing study.
The number of units required for the completion of this course is 32 or over.

Specialist nurse (Certified Nurse Specialist: CNS) course

 This is a course for students who aim to become certified nurse specialist in the future. This course is proved in accordance with the standards for certified nurse specialist program, which intend to maintain and improve the quality of certified nurse specialist with highly advanced expertise and skills. Three areas of maternity, pediatric and psychiatric nursing studies have certified nurse specialist course.
The curriculum of the certified nurse specialist course of this school follows the standards for certified nurse specialist program defined by Japan Association of Nursing Programs in Universities.
The number of units required for the completion of this course is 32 or over for maternity nursing study and 34 units and over for pediatric and psychiatric nursing studies.