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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Oral Health Sciences Program for Oral Health Science
Lecture Code J1606050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 口腔リハビリテーション学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practice of Oral rehabilitation
ニシムラ ルミ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues5-7:DEN Dental Skills Lavoratory 3,DEN Dental Skills Lavoratory 4
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lectures, exercises, training, presentations and student discussion 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 27 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords eating and swallowing functions,evaluation of oral function,oral rehabilitation,oral care,indirectly training,directly training,assistance with dietary habits
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
With regard to old people’s oral health, it is important to maintain good oral functions. At the same time, oral care, as part of lifestyle assistance, is being exercised in various places lately. In our classes, we try to understand about the difference between oral health oriented oral care and oral care as lifestyle assistance, and learn about how to manage the elderly’s oral health. 
Criterion referenced
Oral Health Science
(Abilities and Skills)
・Knoweldge and understanding that are required  to serve as a dental hygienist (dental disease prevention, dental treatment assist, detal health guidance) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
 To learn about oral functions, and acquire necessary oral rehabilitation knowledge and skills.
1.understand one’s oral functions with food intake experiment.
2.can evaluate oral function.
3.acquire basic skills and oral rehabilitation.
4.learn about ways to improve old people’s dietary habits and nutrition.
5.understand the risk of oral care for the elderly.
6.can explain difference between oral care and oral cleaning.
Class Schedule lesson1 comprehension of oral function. 
lesson2 evaluation of oral function ( screening test )  
lesson3 evaluation of oral function ( assessment of   
      eating/swallowing problems )
lesson4 training method to improve oral function ( directly  
      training )
lesson5 training method to improve oral function ( indirectly
      training )   
lesson6 training method to improve oral function ( see the actual
      training )
lesson7 oral care and risk management for the elderly (Practice
           of suction) 
lesson8 oral care and risk management for the elderly ( dementia )
lesson9 oral care and risk management for the elderly ( jaw
      opening disorder )
lesson10 rehabilitation and nutrition for the elderly
lesson11 necessity of dietary habits assistance
lesson12 method for dietary habits assistance ( function-aid
       food )
lesson13 method for dietary habits assistance ( vacuum cooking )
lesson14 method for dietary habits assistance ( eating practice )
lesson15  examination   
Text:えん下障害ポケットマニュアル(Ishiyaku Publishers,Inc.)     
Reference Books:・介護予防のための口腔機能向上マニュアル(KENPAKUSHA.)
     ・嚥下リハビリテーションと口腔ケア(Medical Friend. Co. Ltd.)
     ・実践訪問口腔ケア 上巻下巻(Quintessence Publishing ,Inc.) 
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Suggestions on
Preparation and
1. Good note-taking is a must.
2.Active participation in practice and training sessions.

Requirements You shouldn't miss a class since there is no supplementary practice/training sessions. 
Grading Method Attendance:25%
Behavior in class:25%
Paper examination:50% 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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