School of Public Health

As a cooperative department of School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, we provide courses of Human Resource Development for Health and Medicine. Course details are below. The language of the classes is Japanese.

S1 Term: Human Resource Development for Health and Medicine

  • Date/Time: 9 Apr – 21 May 2024, every Tuesday, 8:30–12:10
  • Location: Room 301, Medical Library Bldg.

A1 Term: Primary Health Care

  • Date/Time: 1 Oct – 19 Nov 2024, every Tuesday, 8:30–12:10
  • Location: Room 301, Medical Library Bldg.

Human Resource Development for Health and Medicine

Course objectives

Human resource development for healthcare field is the process of improving health and medical needs in regions and countries by developing medical human resources and developing their systems. The objective of this course is to develop the ability to build and evaluate courses and lessons by themselves, while understanding theories of learning and education, curriculum development, program evaluation, and instructional design.

Course schedule

9 AprWhat is human resource development for health, Workshop and world cafe
16 AprLecture skills, Instructional design
23 Apr Project presentation 1 (practical for lecture skills)
30 AprCurriculum development using 6-step approach
7 May Improvement of clinical education (skills/management), Mentoring and precepting
14 MayLearner assessment: common methods, reliability and validity, association with research
21 MayProject presentation 2 (Plan for improving education you experienced)
30 MayDeadline for report submission

Primary Health Care

Course objectives

Primary health care and its medical aspect, primary care, will be covered, and students will learn about basic health and medical services and social security systems, such as equity, resident-centeredness, collaboration with community resources, and emphasis on prevention activities.

Course schedule

1 OctOverview of PHC: Definition, Medicine and Health, Country-level Differences
8 OctHealth and Long-Term Care Insurance and Community Comprehensive Care System in Japan
15 OctCommunity Health Activities and the Family Doctor System
22 OctHealth Inequalities and Social Inclusion: Relationships with Economy, Culture, and Occupation
29 OctHuman Resource Development System for Primary Health Care
5 NovPerson-centeredness and Generalism
12 NovProject Presentation (your own actions to improve primary health care)
19 NovDeadline for Report Submission