Rheumatology and Infectious Disease
Information for Exchange Students
Name of the department: Department of Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Head of the department: Professor Akihiko Okayama, MD, PhD
Tutor(s): Professor Akihiko Okayama, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor Yasuhiro Nagatomo, MD
Language(s): English and Japanese
Duration: one week
Period of year: Except July-September
Acceptable number of students (per period): 1 student/ doctor
・Diagnostic procedures including laboratory tests and treatments of patients with rheumatic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematodes, vasculitis, etc) through the clinical practice in the ward.
・Management of the patients with hospital acquired infection.
Requirements (if special knowledge is needed): No special knowledge is needed.
Further information from:
Professor Akihiko Okayama, MD, PhD