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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1508180 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 総合歯科医療学I
Subject Name
ソウゴウシカイリョウガク I
Subject Name in
General Dentistry I
カワグチ ヒロユキ,ホリコシ ススム,タヂ ツヨシ,ニシ ヒロミ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon5-6:DEN Lecture Rm 1
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Exercise (SGD, PBL, Role-playing) 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 4th year students of school of dentistry
Keywords Professionalism, comprehensive general dentistry, patient-centered dentistry, narrative-based dentistry, community-based dentistry, clinical behavior science,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
I will learn the basics whether I apply these to the clinical behavioral science of patient-centered comprehensive dentistry based on versatility ability (communication, collaborative learning, ethical thought, literacy, evaluation, judgment, solution to the problem) and the scientific thought and knowledge that you learned at the first stage how while learning knowledge, the skill about the clinical basics subject of the specialized field by this class, and you use it properly. Late in 4th grade, I actually (simulation) do these, and study comes to keep the basics of ability acquirement. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Rich humanity, understanding of professional responsibilities of a dentist, and general capabilities including basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for putting such responsibilities into practice 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Leaning outcome (Objects) of general dentistry 7th semester
Of general dentistry to practice the oral health management of local communities as for me to become professional, I understand deeply abilities of clinical behavioral science (knowledge ; ethics, professionalism, information gathering and transmission of the information, evaluation of problem, judgment of problem, and solution to problem, logical and critical thinking, the reasoning, reflection, caring, communication, management, governance) about general dentistry of patient center (patient oriented) about general dentistry of patient center (patient oriented).
1. The way of ethics, professionalism and patient-centered comprehensive general dentistry.
2. The way, significance of intervention in medical interview, informed consent, consultant, instruction (patient education) mainly composed of the action transformation.
3. Significance and the purpose of the medical interview in general dentistry, the inference reasoning for correspondence and intelligence (medical history hearing), a diagnosis to feelings side, patient education, skills of the medical quality guarantee and medical care security.
4. Intraoral medical examination, inspection for objective intelligence and the clinical reasoning, a critical logical thought, a clinical ethical judgment, analysis, the evaluation of the problems of a patient performing it using decision science, the drafting of the synthesis treatment plan, prognostication of the treatment.
5. The way of the explanation about the solution (treatment and care ring) to problems to perform while considering feelings side of the patient and the assent of the patient and the informed consent to obtain its consent.
6. Consultation and the way of the instruction (patient education) to perform for the purpose of the improvement of the lifestyle for the health (health, the prevention) management of the oral cavity.
7. The way of the correspondence to patients and families, and then to medical and dental staffs.
Class Schedule lesson1 (12/2)
General dentistry : General remarks, Technical and non-technical skills
lesson2 (12/9) Special lecture
Remote island dentistry
lesson3 (12/16)  
Key points of high-frequency treatment
lesson4 (12/23)
Medical-dental collaboration
lesson5 (1/6)
Research mind
lesson6 (1/20) Special lecture
lesson7 (1/27)
Medical interview
lesson8 (2/3)

*Portfolio (I look back, and an individual records it)
*Written examination test (end of semester) 
● Mack Lipkin.Jr.,Samuel M.Putnam,Aaron Lazare: Frontiers of Primary Care The Medical Interview Clinical Care,Education, and Research, Springer-Verlag, 1995.
● Peter Tate: The Doctor's Communication Handbook third edition, Radcliffe, 2001.
● David Pendleton,Theo SchofIeld,Peter Tate,Peter Havelock: The new consultation developing doctor-   
patient communication, Oxford University Press, 2003. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, PC, DVD 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are required to review after all classes. Portfolio must be submitted by the due date. 
Requirements To evaluate the class of for each eight times. of the special reason I attend every time as far as there is not it. In addition, I cannot receive repair when I am absent. So that there is me to 3 of school of dentistry detailed rules Article 18 (subject examination); when "do not meet attendance more than numerical two-thirds at class enforcement time, cannot take an entrance examination for the term-end examination".  
Grading Method *Report, presentation
*Written examination test (end of semester) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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