Radiation Emergency Medicine (REM) Program (Master’s level)

At the Graduate School of Health Sciences, we established a Master’s level REM program in 2008 in order to develop human resources of medical specialists involved in REM. This program includes the handling of irradiated and/or contaminated patients, and the knowledge and skills of contamination countermeasures and decontamination, dosimetry, and special clinical examinations.

Aims of the program

  • To develop individuals who can exhibit leadership skills and provide appropriate medical support responses during extreme emergencies such as large-scale radiation disasters.
  • To develop individuals who can promote education and research in terms of knowledge related to radiation and crisis-management system in REM, and can facilitate the coordination between multiple specialists.

Educational Objectives

  • Acquisition of specialized knowledge and skills related to REM.
  • Cultivation of leadership required for the practice of REM.
  • Acquisition of educational and research abilities related to REM.

Overview of Educational Curriculum

  • REM-related common subjects: Introduction to Radiation Protection, 2 additional subjects
  • REM-specialized subjects: 12 subjects

>Division of Nursing Sciences:
 Nursing for Radiation Emergency Medicine, Special Lecture

>Division of Bio-information Sciences:
 Lecture for Radiation Effect, 3 additional courses

>Division of Biomedical Sciences:
 Human Cytogenetics, Clinical Instrumental Analysis for Radiation Emergency,
 4 additional courses

>Division of Comprehensive Rehabilitation Sciences:
 Rehabilitation Science and Radiation Emergency Medicine

Examples of Courses from the REM Program (Nursing Sciences Field)

Enrollment Status