Faculty of Health and Medical SciencesDepartment of Nursing

Faculty Members

  • MURANAKA Mineko

    MURANAKA Mineko Professor for Special Mission

    [Key Words]
    • Public Health Nursing Practice
    • Health Promotion
    • Health and Welfare Policy
    [Research Themes]
    • Health Policy Development by Public Health Nurse based on regional analysis
    • Development of Public Health Nurse’s capability for the skills, knowledge and activities
    • Inter-professional work for Community Health Planning
    • The Municipality Policy on Dementia for Community Inclusion
  • UCHIYAMA Shigeki

    UCHIYAMA Shigeki Specially Appointed Professor

  • KANEKO Naomi

    KANEKO Naomi Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Sustainable nursing care is essential for the elderly who need medical treatment. However, the turnover rate of nurses working elderly care facilities are high.
    • We study to focus on work engagement, support nurses' by a positive point of view, and continuously support nurses' duties.
    [Research Themes]
    • Ongoing support for nurses' duties.
    • Nurses' work engagement
    • Developing of nurses and nursing students' emotional intelligence.
    • Developing nursing students' practical skills to nurses.
  • NIIMI Kinuyo

    NIIMI Kinuyo Specially Appointed Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Nursing Management
    • Fundamental Education of Nursing
    • Staff Training Programs for Novice Nurses
    [Research Themes]
    • Condition of Utilization that Japanese Nursing University Students Implement
    • Nursing Management Skills and Knowledge during Clinical Practice Courses
  • NISHIDA Yukinori

    NISHIDA Yukinori Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Researches on the Home-based Medical Care and its surrounding environments
    • Medical law and the practices
    [Research Themes]
    • Legal environment for the verification of expected deaths
    • Research on the public decision making on medical fees for home-visit nursing
    • Research on medical / legal issues in the Japanese social security system
    • Research on the license law for medical workers
  • HAMABE Fumiko

    HAMABE Fumiko Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Pediatric Nursing
    • Nursing for Children with Severe Motor and Intellectual Disabilities
    [Research Themes]
    • Nursing for Children with Severe Motor and Intellectual Disabilities
    • Nursing for Patients with Congenital Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis
    • Medical care by nursing care workers
  • MAEYAMA Naomi

    MAEYAMA Naomi Specially Appointed Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Maternal Nursing/Women's health/oral health care/Reproductive health care/Mental health care
    [Research Themes]
    • Components that influence the motivation of pregnant women to promote oral health by perinatal nurses.
    • Factors related to promotion of oral health guidance for pregnant women by perinatal nurses.
    • Effect of introducing an evaluation method that comprehensively assesses knowledge, skills, and attitudes~Relationship between pre-and post-practice maternity nursing sense of coherence~
    • Relationship between student's rubric evaluation after child nursing practicum and self-educational ability

  • TASHIRO Makoto

    TASHIRO Makoto Associate professor

    [Key Words]
    • Psychiatric and Mental health Nursing
    • Long-term hospitalization at a psychiatric hospital
    • Support for addiction patients
    • Nursing ethics of psychiatric nurses
    [Research Themes]
    • Approach to people with Mental Disorders living in the community
    • Research on the role and function of nurses in Psychiatric outpatients
    • Psychosocial support for addiction patients and their families
    • Ethical behavior and ethical problems of nurses in Psychiatric Hospital
  • NARA Iiko

    NARA Iiko Associate professor

    [Key Words]
    • Acute nursing
    • Emergency nursing
    • Disaster Medicine/Nursing
    • Training of triage and acuity system
    • Training in neurosurgical emergency
    [Research Themes]
    • Research on the Hospital Emergency Triage System
    • Research on training for simulated neurosurgical emergency
    • Research on mass gathering medicine
  • ISHIKAWA Kimiko

    ISHIKAWA Kimiko Lecturer

    [Key Words]
    • Public Health Nursing
    • Municipal Health Nurse Activities
    • Elderly support (Health/Welfare/Nursing care insurance)
    • Support for people with disabilities
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of Evaluation Criteria for Health Activities by Public Health Nurses
    • Comparison of Public Health Nurse Activities Before and After Municipal Mergers
    • The Role Analysis of Municipal Public Health Nurses Required in the Upcoming Era
  • IZUMIYAMA Yumiko

    IZUMIYAMA Yumiko Lecturer

    [Key Words]
    • Home-Visit nursing, Home care nursing 
    • Nursing management in home-visit nursing, safety management
    • Nursing practice skills of visiting nurses
    [Research Themes]
    • Safety management in Home-Visit nursing
    • Practical skills of visiting nurses in home care
  • UEDA Megumi Lecturer


    KAKENOSHITA Ikuko Lecturer

    [Key Words]
    • Pediatric Nursing
    • Psychiatric nursing
    • School health
    [Research Themes]
    • Early intervention for students with mental disorder and mental issue
    • support program for children with Developmental disability in nursery schools
    • Preparation in pediatric medical care
  • KUBOTA Mitsue

    KUBOTA Mitsue Lecturer

    [Key Words]
    • Oncology Nursing
    • Palliative Care Nursing
    [Research Themes]
    • Experiences of Patients With Advanced Cancer Regarding Treatment and Daily Life
    • Psychosocial Support for Patients and Families With Advanced Cancer
    • Research on Physiological Effects of Nursing Care
  • SAGUCHI Kiyomi Lecturer


    HISAMATSU Keiko Lecturer

    [Key Words]
    • Severity, level of needs for medical/nursing care
    • Acute-phase patients
    • Perioperative nursing
    • Learning effect of outpatient practice
    • Team-healthcare
    [Research Themes]
    • Research on form B for the evaluation of nursing care needs
    • Learning effect of outpatient practice in adult nursing training (Perioperative period)
    • Learning of nursing students after completion of “Team-healthcare exercise”
  • ARAI Nozomi

    ARAI Nozomi Assistant professor

  • KAWATA Eriko

    KAWATA Eriko Assistant professor