Niigata University of Health and Welfare

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies of
Niigata University of Health and Welfare

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies of Niigata University of Health and Welfare

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their advanced scientific knowledge and skills in their own fields Our curriculum provides liberal arts program and specialized courses in the fields of health, medicine, welfare, and sports from the first year. Students will be enrolled in more specialized courses allotted in senior years. The University Learning Support Center also provides services to students to ensure and solidify their learning. Learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of qualifying examinations for each discipline. Basic learning abilities at the high school graduation level
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to demonstrate global leadership to perform professional duties with competencies for interprofessional collaborative practices Our curriculum provides ①curses that students can learn with their peers from different departments, ②Interprofessional Seminar I in the second year, and ③Interprofessional Seminar II in the fourth year, where students will collaborate with overseas students. Learning outcomes will be evaluated through various activities in Interprofessional Seminar II. Attitudes to listen carefully to others, to communicate ideas in an easily understandable way, and to work with others cooperatively
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Attitude to be responsible for performing professional duties to enhance clients' QOL with respect and support for their diverse backgrounds Our curriculum provides general courses in health, medicine, welfare, and liberal arts, along with interprofessional collaborative programs to support clients' QOL. Students are also encouraged to participate in volunteer activities in the local communities. Learning outcomes will be evaluated in Clinical Practices. Attitudes to grasp others' opinions and feelings through dialogs and interactions and to understand them empathetically
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to collaborate within their interdisciplinary teams to solve clients' problems based on scientific assesment Our curriculum provides specialized courses and seminars. In the second year, students will have chance to engage in research activities guided by instructors of their own choice in the practicum named UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program). In the fourth year, students work on graduation research, which will be the object of evaluation of their learning outcomes. Abilities to incorporate others' opinions and to think multilaterally in order to make a valid judgment on various issues
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in issues related to health, medicine, welfare, and sports, and to participate and contribute as part of their lifelong learning Our curriculum provides various specialized courses and career support program in the first three years. Learning outcomes will be evaluated by essays that students will write in the final year ("My Aspiration") and the employment rates of the graduates. Motivation and willingness to engage in professions related to health, medicine, welfare and sports
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies (Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences)

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their advanced scientific knowledge and skills in rehabilitation for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speach, language and hearing therapy, orthotics and prosthetics practices Our curriculum provides liberal arts and specialized fundamental and major subjects. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of liberal arts, specialized fundamental and major subjects. Basic academic skills and learning abilities at the high school graduation level
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to demonstrate leadership for solving clients' problems in interprofessional collaborative practices Our curriculum provides a cluster of subjects related to health, medicine, welfare, and liberal arts, along with another subjects where these issues are learned interrelatedly. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of a cluster of subjects related to health, medicine, and welfare. Abilities to value teamwork and show the leadership to lead to the goal
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Attitude to be responsible for performing professional duties to promote client independence with respect and support for their diverse backgrounds Our curriculum provides specialized fundamental and major subjects. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of specialized major subjects and clinical practicies. Abilities to understand and empathize others' opinons and have an attitude to support clients requiring rehabilitation
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to collaborate within their interdisciplinary teams to solve clients' problems based on scientific assessment Our curriculum provides specialized fundamental subjects, research practicum, and clinical practicies. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of research practicum. Abilities to incorporate others' opinions and think multilaterally in order to make a valid judgment on various issues
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in a wide variety of both domestic and international social issues to participate and contribute as part of their lifelong learning in rehabilitation our curriculum provides liberal arts, a cluster of subjects related to health, medicine, welfare, and liberal arts, and research practicum. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of all acquirement subjects. Motivation and willingness to engage in rehabilitation professions
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies (Faculty of Medical Technology)

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their advanced scientific knowledge and skills in medical technology Our curriculum provides the lessens for medical staffs required by. The outcome is evaluated based on the achievement of the results of national and qualification examinations. Basic learning abilities at the high school graduation level
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to demonstrate leadership for solving clients' problems in interprofessional collaborative practices Our curriculum provides ①Interprofessional Seminar I in the second year, and ②Interprofessional Seminar II in the fourth year. The outcomes is evaluated by the various activities in Interprofessional Seminars I and II. Abilities to listen carefully to others and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion, and to to reveal leadership qualities for working with others cooperatively and collaboratively
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Attitude to be responsible for performing professional duties in their interprofessional collaborative teams to promote clients' QOL with respect and support for their diverse backgrounds Our curriculum provides the relevant lessons from fundamental to applied phases. The outcome is evaluated by the reports from the hospitals performing clincal practice. Abilities to grasp others' opinions and feelings through dialogs and interactions and attitudes to understand them empathetically
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to collaborate within their interdisciplinary teams to solve clients' problems based on scientific assessment Our curriculum provides the lessons for students work on graduation research. The outcome is evaluated based on the achievemnet of graduation research. Abilities to incorporate others' opinions and consider multilaterally in order to make a valid judgment on various issues
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in advances in modern medicine and various social issues to participate and contribute as specialists in medical technology All students are assigned to prepare the reports on their dreams and presnt them at the meeting. Our curriculum provides the lessons for cultural studies selected by their own interest and the lessons for motivational and behavioral science. The outcome is evaluated based on the achievements of presentation at the meeting and examination of the relevant subjects. Motivation and willingness to engage in professions related to health, medicine, welfare and sports
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies (Faculty of Health Sciences)

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their advanced scientific knowledge and skills in their own fields From the first to the forth year, the curriculum provides subjects in stages, from the liberal arts, basic subjects, to specific subjects in each field. In the curriculum, the students acquire basic knowledge, and then apply it to specific knowledge and skills, or explore them. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of national and qualification examinations. Basic learning abilities at the high school graduation level
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to demonstrate leadership to perform professional duties for interprofessional collaborative practices Our curriculum provides subjects that students learn together with peers from other departments, The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of questionnaire held at the end of each semester, and the grades of subjects registered. Abilities to listen carefully to others and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion; attitudes to work with others cooperatively and collaboratively
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Attitude to be responsible for performing professional duties to enhance clients' QOL with respect and support for their diverse backgrounds Our curriculum provides a cluster of subjects related to health, medicine, welfare, and liberal arts, along with another cluster of subjects where these issues are learned interrelatedly. The learning outcomes will be evaluated in Clinical Practices, Internship, and Teaching Practice. Abilities to grasp others' opinions and feelings through dialogs and interactions and attitudes to understand them empathetically
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to collaborate within their interdisciplinary teams to solve clients' problems based on scientific assesment Our curriculum provides specialized subjects, graduation research, and seminars. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the result of graduation research. Abilities to incorporate others' opinions and think multilaterally in order to make a valid judgment on various issues
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in issues related to health, medicine, welfare, and sports, and to participate and contribute as part of their lifelong learning All students are required to compose essays called "My Dream" on entering the university, The curriculum provides various specific subjects and conduct career education. Also, problem based learning is introduced. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by reports assigned in the subjects and the results of qualification examinations. Motivation and willingness to engage in professions related to health, medicine, welfare and sports
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies (Faculty of Nursing)

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their specialised knowledge and skills in nursing practice Our curriculum provides liberal arts and specialized subjects on health, medicine and welfare. Specifically, the specialized subjects are provided corresponding to the school year progresses. Simulation trainings are progressively conducted from first to forth school year. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the grade of all taken credits. Basic knowledge equivalent for High school graduation in particular English, Japanese and required subjects by entrance examination
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to work together in a group and to demonstrate leadership in interprofessional collaborative practices Our curriculum provides interprofessional education implementing throughout the university, simulated trainings for interprofessional education, group learnings, seminars on nursing techniques, and clinical nursing practices in various fields. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the performance in clinical nursing trainings. Abilities to express their own opinion as well as to carry out a duty in cooperation with colleagues
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Abilities to support clients as specialists in nursing based on a sense of responsibility and commitment Our curriculum provides clinical training which offer opportunities to encounter various clients in health care facilities corresponding to the student’s progress. Simulated trainings which induce to respect diversity of client’s life and their values are conducted. Nursing practice theories and Integrative nursing practice are implemented. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the performance in clinical nursing trainings. Attitude to be careful of human relationship as well as to deepen mutual understanding
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to solve clients' problems based on specialised knowledge and scientific assesment Our curriculum provides Research methodology in nursing and Research practicum. Clinical nursing trainings by each specialized field are conducted. The curriculum provides lectures with active learning methods. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the performance in clinical nursing trainings and Research practicum. Abilities to inquire a certain phenomenon and consider things from various aspects, further get their consideration in shape
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in wide-ranging issues, and to participate and contribute as part of their lifelong learning Our curriculum provides courses for registered nurses, public health nurses, midwives and license of School Nurse Type I as well as International nursing, Disaster nursing and specialized subjects elective courses are conducted. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by career path of graduates. Motivation and willingness to engage nursing science
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies (Faculty of Social Welfare)

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their specialized knowledge and skills to build a welfare society Our curriculum provides general studies and specialized basic studies. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the national examination results. Basic academic skills in English, Japanese, and other entrance examination subjects at the high school graduation level
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to build good relationships as social welfare professionals, and demonstrate leadership to perform their professional duties for interprofessional collaborative practices Our curriculum provides a group of subjects related to health, medicine, welfare and another group of subjects relateded to social welfare specialities. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the academic results of the students taking those subjects. Abilities to listen to others carefully and convey one's ideas clearly
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Attitude to be responsible for performing professional duties to enhance clients' QOL with respect and support for their diverse backgrounds Our curriculum provides a cluster of specialized subjects related to social welfare.The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the academic results of the students taking these subjects and Social Field Work Practice. Attitudes to respect people's diverse ways of life and thinking and willingness to understand each other
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to solve problems in society based on expertise in social welfare Our curriculum provides specialized basic subjects, specialised subjects, and seminars. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of seminar papers. Abilities to express one's ideas about people's lives and social trends
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in wide-ranging issues to establish a welfare society, and to participate and contribute as part of their lifelong learning Our curriculum provides specialised subjects, seminars, and Career Education. The learning outcomes will be evaluated by the results of all the subjects they acquired in the curriculum. Keen interests in welfare work and strong motivations to work as a social worker in the future
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Diploma, Curriculum and Admission Policies (Faculty of Healthcare Management)

STEPS
Abilities and attitudes of qualified QOL supporters
Diploma Policy
NUHW grants a bachelor's degree to the students who have acquired the following abilities and attributes.
Curriculum Policy
NUHW implements the curriculum as follows in order to help students develop into competent QOL supporters.
Admission Policy
NUHW seeks students who have the following abilities and attributes.
S Science & Art
Ability to utilize scientific knowledge and skills in academic discipline
Abilities to utilize their specialized knowledge and skills in medicine, management and information technology Management and information technology is arranged to put on necessary technology and the education. The learning outcome will be evaluated by the qualifying examination acceptance rate. Basic academic skills and learning abilities of subjects being on the entrance examination, such as English, Japanese, and Mathematics, at the high school graduation level
T Teamwork
& Leadership
Ability to work together as a team and to show leadership qualities
Abilities to work together in a group and to demonstrate leadership in interprofessional collaborative practices The class of the career design of the seminar form are arranged to learn the technology which cooperates while communicating with the job category of the object and the other ones. The learning outcome will be evaluated by results of a professional basic subject. Abilities to understand the story of others and being able to convey ideas in an easily understandable
E Empowerment
Ability to support clients by giving them powers to promote QOL
Abilities to support clients as specialists based on a sense of responsibility and commitment Practice subjects are arranged to plow the ability to play an active part in the medical welfare and the information technorogy field. The learning outcome will be evaluated by results of a practice subject of a professional specialty. Abilities to grasp others' opinions and an attitude to willingly act proactively
P Problem-solving
Ability to find ways of solving problems and propose better solutions
Abilities to solve problems based on specialised knowledge and professional judgement in the discipline of medical information management field at workplace and community Professional specialty subjects for the management and the information technorogy are arranged. The learning outcome will be evaluated by results of a professional specialty subject. Strong interests in healthcare, management, and information technology, and willingness to get a qualification and engage in professions related field
S Self-realization
Attitude towards the fulfillment of his/her potential
Attitude to maintain interests in global issues and progress in medical information technology, and to participate and contribute as part of their lifelong learning Our curriculum provides specialised subjects of the management and the information technorogy to put on the mental attitude and to keep problem consciousness. The learning outcome will be evaluated by a research practicum. Strong interests in healthcare, management, and information technology, and willingness to get a qualification and engage in professions related field
Remarks Refer to University Regulations, Article 1 Refer to School Manual(Gakusei Binran) Refer to Guidelines for Applicants(GakuseiBoshu Yohko)
Degree to be awarded see each department page

Notes: "STEPS" is a acronym formed from the words, which represent "the five requirements" for qualified QOL supporters.
NUHW stands for Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

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