Department of Nursing

  • Itabashi Campus

A teaching environment conducive to self-directed career-oriented learning and an appreciation of different value systems

In the modern era, the old paradigm of going to hospital for treatment has been replaced by the notion of health care predicated on the needs and circumstances of the individual. Although nurses act under instruction from the doctor, their role is greater than merely assistants in the health care delivery process. Nurses are expected to be pragmatic and sympathetic, to observe, analyze and diagnose, and to exhibit advanced practical skills in a range of areas. Department of Nursing students acquire nursing skills and expertise and also learn the importance of patient engagement and sensitivity with the ultimate goal of minimizing disruption to the lives of patients and their families.


Learning to appreciate different value systems, thinking about the future

The Department of Nursing course provides a varied and stimulating combination of lectures, group activities, practical exercises, facility tours and training drills designed to encourage an autonomous and self-directed approach to learning. Small class sizes provide highly personalized tuition in areas ranging from optimized study techniques through to career planning.

Year 1 In Year 1, Department of Nursing students undertake introductory subjects together with students from other departments. The curriculum covers a broad range of topics related to nursing, including the human body, the environment and society. Students also explore fundamental concepts in nursing including ethical principles.
Year 2 Year 2 features introductory subjects specific to the nursing profession and covers specialized topics in a range of areas. The second half of the year features a stronger emphasis on practical drills and exercises.
Year 3 In the first half of Year 3, students continue to pursue studies on a range of specialized topics. The second half of the year introduces clinical training in local hospitals and in the community, where students hone their skills through real-life engagement.
Year 4 Clinical training continues in Year 4 as students acquire experience in a range of fields. The second half of the year is spent crystallizing the work of previous years and turning to career planning.

Post-graduation Career/Academic Paths

More than 90% of graduates choose university hospitals, general hospitals and similar.

(Results from 2018)

Major Places of Employment and Study Following Graduation

Teikyo University Hospital / Teikyo University Hospital, Mizonokuchi/ The University of Tokyo Hospital / NIPPON MEDICAL SCHOOL HOSPITAL / Nihon University Itabashi Hospital / Toho University Omori Medical Center/ Toranomon Hospital / The Cancer Institute Hospital / National Cancer Center Hospital / Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital / Japanese Red Cross Medical Center / Mitsui Memorial Hospital / National Center for Child Health and Development / NTT Medical Center Tokyo / Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital / Saitama City Hospital / Saiseikai Yokohamashi Nanbu Hospital / Tokyo Metropolitan Children’s Medical Center / Chiba prefecture (public health nurse) / Saitama city staff (public health nurse) / Atami city staff (public health nurse) / Teikyo University Graduate Course of Midwifery / Showa University Graduate Program of Midwifery / Tokyo Healthcare University Course of Midwifery / Japanese Red Cross School of Midwifery

Teaching staff

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