Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1509051 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 障害者歯科学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities
オカダ ヨシユキ,オダ ユキ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 5th-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:MED Rm 4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Mainly lecture, some video clips and role-playing are used in the class. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 5th grade students in School of Dentistry and 3rd grade students in School of oral health science
Keywords Special care dentistry, special needs, disability, mental retardation, mental disability, developmental disorder 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge about disease prevention, examination, medical check-up, diagnosis, and treatment related to dentistry and other related studies. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of this class is for students to understand dental and oral health care for people requiring special care dentistry. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Introduction (1) Backgrounds and normalization
Lesson 2: Introduction (2) Special needs in dentistry
Lesson 3: Intellectual disability and developmental disorder
Lesson 4: Autistic spectrum disorder
Lesson 5:  Motor & neural function disorder--cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy
Lesson 6: Sensory disturbance
Lesson 7: Chromosomal abnormality, syndromes--Down synd. etc
Lesson 8: Behavioral managements for special needs patients
Lesson 9: Internal dysfunctions (1)-- Cardiovascular diseases
Lesson 10: Internal dysfunctions (2)--Cerebrovascular diseases & dementia (special lecture 1)
Lesson 11: Internal dysfunctions (3)--Pulmonary diseases
Lesson 12: Internal dysfunctions (4)--Digestive & endocrine diseases
Lesson 13: Oral health care for special-needs patients
Lesson 14: Welfare in special care dentistry
Lesson 15: Decision support for special-needs patients (special lecture 2)

The examination will be done for 90 min just before L 15.
Hand in your report on the contents of L 15 at the last of this course. 
You can use any textbook or clinical guidebook which is suitable for you. 
PC or AV used in
Power point file, videos, and scenarios 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Every review is strongly recommended to understand the lectures. 
Requirements According to the regulation of Faculty of Dentistry 
Grading Method Evaluation includes not only results of paper examination but also attendance, attitude. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message All the slides of the lectures are written in both Japanese and English. Some questions of the examination  will be in English.
Other Certificated dentists introduce disabled patients treated in the department pf Special needs dentistry and demonstrate how to treat them. 
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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