Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing, Graduate School of Health Care Sciences,  Tokyo Medical and Dental University
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Staff

  Professor
Makoto Tanaka R.N., Ph.D. 
  Associate Professor
Aki Kawakami R.N., Ph.D. 
  Assistant Professor
Yuko Kawamoto R.N., M.N.Sc.
Graduate Students
13 students
Undergraduate Students
5 students


 
Education

Education in Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing

The coursework helps students develop and synthesize skills of nursing interventions for both patient and family of patients who have lived with the experience of advanced technological care and invasive medical treatments. Building on this knowledge, students conduct a research study related to specialized nursing interventions in critical, convalescent, self-management and/or terminal stages of nursing care.

Subjects for Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing in Master's Program
Critical and Invasive-Palliative
Care Nursing
Lecture A

2 credits
This subject is designed to help students understand patients who undergo high technological care and/or invasive medical treatments and their families, and learn nursing interventions and theory for the critically ill, convalescent, self-management, and/or terminal stages . The students acquire specialized nursing practice skills and learn research methods for critical and invasive-Palliative care nursing through lecture and discussion.
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing
Seminar A

2 credits
This subjects is designed to help students understand patients who undergo high technological care and/or invasive medical treatments and their families, and learn nursing interventions and theory for caring for the critically ill, convalescent, self-management, and/or terminal stages. Through interaction with faculty, other students and select nursing professionals, the students acquire nursing practice and research methods in this specialized area of nursing.
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing
Lecture B

2 credits
This subject focuses on understanding the trends and issues of nursing practice in and outside the country for the critically ill patients, those who undergo invasive medical treatments, and the families of these patients. Students acquire abilities to reflect on contemporary clinical nursing issues, in order to apply solutions to future clinical nursing settings. Learning activities include lecture and discussion, dealing with the health care system and nursing intervention.
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing
Seminar B

2 credits
This subject focuses on understanding national and international trends and issues of nursing practice for the critically ill, for patients who undergo invasive medical treatments, and for families of these patients. Students acquire abilities to reflect on contemporary clinical nursing issues, in order to apply solutions to future clinical nursing settings. The students participate in seminars, discussing topics of the health care system and nursing interventions.
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing Practice

6 credits
With regard to specific health problems determined by each student's interests, this course helps students to acquire clinical competencies in assessment techniques for the physical, psychological and social challenges of patients and families. The students also will learn techniques for teaching patients and families about coping strategies, and skills of coordination and consultation.
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing
Research (Thesis)
8 credits
Students learn research methods in Critical and Invasive-palliated Care Nursing, select a research topic, review the literature, plan a research design, collect data, and acquire presentation skills in academic conferences or articles in this course.

Subjects for Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing in Doctoral Program
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing
Lecture

4 credits
This subject is designed to explore the experiences of patients who have lived with advanced technological care and/or invasive medical treatments and their families. Students conduct a research study to develop and synthesize nursing interventions across the continuum from critically ill to convalescent, self-management and terminally ill stages. Students develop independent skills for research, presentation at academic conferences, and publication of research articles in domestic and international journals.
Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing
Research (Dissertation)

8 credits
Through conducting a specific research study, students develop independent skills for research, presentation at academic conferences, and publication of research articles in domestic and international journals.

Research

Research Topics in Critical and Invasive-Palliative Care Nursing

  1. Perioperative Nursing and Critical Care Nursing
  2. Qualitative Research on Experience of Patients and Patients' Families associated with Medical Treatment and Social Rehabilitation
  3. Nursing Function on Advanced Technological Care (Less invasive treatments, Organ transplants, etc)
  4. Research on Education in Adult Health Nursing(Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies)
  5. Nursing Process, Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Records for Improvement of Nursing Care
  6. Clinical Nursing and Home Care Nursing of the Chronically Ill including Patients with Intractable Disease
  7. Rehabilitation Nursing of Neurological Patients
  8. Nursing Process and Nursing Education

[Graduate School of Health Care Sciences]
[Tokyo Medical and Dental University]


 1-5-45, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan
Last Updated :23 July 2013