School of Health Sciences

Department of Nursing  Annual Enrollment 70 / Period of Attendance 4 years


Department of
Environmental Management    Annual Enrollment 20 / Period of Attendance 4 years

 

 

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◆ Educational Purposes

 

  In order to be a good partner with occupational health physicians, staff members in occupational and environmental health activities are required to have two important qualities: “creative intelligence” and “attitude of responsibility for one’s own learning.”
To meet the changing social needs, the School of Health Sciences develops human resources which can contribute to occupational health in an integral and creative manner, with a perspective on the relationship between life systems and environments.

 

◆ Academic Departments   講座等

Department of Nursing

看護学科

  Human,Information and Life Sciences 人間情報科学
  Nursing Science and Arts 基礎看護学
  Clinical Nursing 成人・老年看護学
  Nursing of Human Broad Development 広域・発達看護学
  Occupational and Community Health Nursing 産業・地域看護学

Department of Occupational Hygiene
産業衛生科学科

  Environmental Measurement and Control 作業環境計測制御学
  Occupational Safety and Health Management 安全衛生マネジメント学

  

 

Department of Nursing

         ・Annual Enrollment 70   ・Period of Attendance 4 years

 

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  The educational Department of  Nursing gives students the underlying knowledge, skills and attitude to be a nursing professional, with recognition of the role in industrial nursing, and with the flexibility to meet social changes and technological developments.

 

 

◆ Diploma Policy

  

  The Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, confers a graduation certificate in Nursing Science on students who have: 1) understood the objectives and mission of the university, which “conducts educational research related to medical science, nursing science and other healthcare sciences, contributes to the promotion of these sciences that are relevant to the working environment and workers’ health, and develops medical professionals in these fields”; 2) acquired the knowledge, skills and attitude that are essential to a nursing specialist in the course terms or longer, as prescribed by the university; 3) completed the number of credits required for graduation and received the course completion certificate; and 4) acquired the qualities and abilities explained below.

 

   1  

Human Nature and Ethics
  Students will have acquired a rich sense of human nature and will maintain a high ethical standard to respect the dignity of life and defend people’s rights, and will be able to explore the true nature of things.
   2 Nursing Knowledge and Skills
  Students will have acquired knowledge and skills to identify people’s health problems in various fields and will be able to give them adequate nursing care based on scientific principles.
   3

Nursing Ability, Critical Thinking, and Problem-Solving Ability

  Students will be able to provide patients with nursing in a creative way, anticipating social changes, and will be able to improve the quality of nursing care. 

   4 Occupational Nursing and Communication Skills
  Students will be able to consider people’s health from the various perspectives of their working environments, and will be able to coordinate solutions to problems in collaboration with various types of professionals.
   5 International Contributions and Personal Development
Students will have gained the mentality to recognize people’s health from a global perspective, and will be able to keep developing themselves as independent nursing specialists.
 

 

◆ Graduate Careers
 

  Graduates of Nursing are expected to play an active role in hospitals and companies by making use of the following licenses and qualifications.

  ● Clinical Nurse License

  ● Public Health Nurse License (Those with this license can also acquire the following licenses/qualifications.)
  ・Class-2 Nursing Teacher
  ・Class-1 Health Supervisor 

 

 

Department of Environmental Management  

        ・Annual Enrollment 20    ・Period of Attendance 4 years

 

p12kankyo350.jpg  Department of Occupational Hygiene gives students the specialized knowledge that is required to maintain workers’ health and create a safe and comfortable working environment, by improving the basic academic abilities that the students learned in high school. At the same time, it provides students with science-based skills and technological skills to assess and improve the working environment, and trains professionals who can maintain workers’ health and create safe and comfortable environments from an engineering perspective.

 


◆ Diploma Policy

  

  The Department of Environmental Hygiene (formerly known as the Department of Environmental Management), Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, confers a graduation certificate in Health and Hygiene on students who have: 1) understood the objectives and mission of the university, which “conducts educational research related to medical science, nursing science and other healthcare sciences, contributes to the promotion of these sciences that are relevant to the working environment and workers’ health, and develops medical professionals in these fields”; 2) acquired the knowledge, skills and attitude that are essential to a specialist of occupational health and safety in the course term or longer, as prescribed by the university; 3) completed the number of credits required for graduation and received the course completion certificate; and 4) acquired the qualities and abilities explained below.

   1  

Human Nature and Ethics
  Students will have acquired a rich sense of human nature and will maintain a high ethical standard that is required to be a specialist of occupational health and safety, and will be able to explore the true nature of things.
   2 Specialist Knowledge and Skills
  Students will have acquired basic academic skills and specialized knowledge which are equal to Class-2 Working Environment Measurement Expert and Class-1 Health Supervisor, and will be able to utilize their expertise to promote the practice of working environment management, working management, and health management.
   3 Scientific Judgment and Problem-Solving Ability
  Students will have the ability to judge workers’ health and the environmental risks they face, based on scientific foundations, and to will be able to implement appropriate measures proactively to solve relevant problems.
   4 Communication and Documentation Ability
  Students will have gained the sophistication required to be a specialist of occupational health and safety, and the expressiveness, including communication and documentation abilities, to improve workers’ awareness of their health and safety.
   5 Understanding of and Sense of Inquiry about Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
  Students will be mentally prepared for lifelong learning in order to foster better understanding of global occupational health and safety management systems, to promote workers’ health in collaboration with other occupational health professionals, to work as part of a team to create safe and comfortable workplaces, and to take a leadership role, domestically and internationally, in the field of occupational health and safety in the future.
   

 

◆ Graduate Careers
 

  Graduates of Department of Occupational Hygiene are expected to play an active role in companies by making use of the following licenses and qualifications.
   ● Class-2 Working Environment Measurement Expert
   ● Class-1 Health Supervisor