Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1509010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 国際歯科医学特論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
International Future Dentistry with the Outcomes of Researches
フジイ マキコ,ナイトウ マリコ,カキモト ナオヤ,カトウ コウイチ,ヨシカワ ミネカ,カトウ フミノリ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 5th-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon9-10:DEN Large Lecture Rm
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture style: Sharing lectures will be given in English through teleconference system between Hiroshima University, Airlangga University, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh city (UMPH), Khon Kaen University and University of Sheffield.
Lecturers: Lecturers from Hiroshima University, Airlangga University, UMPH and University of Sheffield.
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 5th grade students from Hiroshima University, and students from Airlangga University (Indonesia), Khon Kaen University (Thailand), University of Health Science (Cambodia) and UMPH.
Keywords SDG_03, Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
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)
・Capabilities for coexisting and cooperating with persons from various cultures and regions, and for international communication 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
International Bio-Dental Science course has been designed to provide students with an intellectually stimulating education in modern molecular, cellular and system biology, so that students first acquire an integrated understanding of bio-dental science that allows them to shape their subsequent studies towards the topics that interest them the most. In addition, students will receive the benefit of tuition from leading experts working within a variety of non-clinical and clinical departments.
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Dental treatment and oral care for the elderly with swallowing disorders in Japan - Associate Professor Mineka Yoshikawa
Lesson 2:  Biodegradable Materials for Oral Tissue Engineering - Professor Koichi Kato
Lesson 3: Cone beam computed tomography (CBT) sialography Dr. LAM Dai Phong
Lesson 4: Title of the lecture will be announced later Dr. Naoya Kakimoto
Hiroshima University
Lesson 5:  Biological caries management in children - Professor Chris Deery (University of Sheffield)
Lesson 6: Pathophysiology and Management of Sleep Bruxism Dr. Jarin Paphangkorakit
Khon Kaen University
Lesson 7: Oral health and disease prevention Dr. Mariko Naito
Hiroshima University
Lesson 8: Forensic Identification Method Dr. Mieke Sylvia
Airlangga University 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Students should bring medical dictionary and computer to connect the internet. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Requirements None 
Grading Method Grading policy: The relative weights given to each of the assessment modalities will be
1- For Japanese speaking students
¬ Translation of the abstracts from English to Japanese 40
¬ Quizzes 50
¬ Comments 10
2- For English speaking students
¬ Select one of the keywords and write the review (250 words)
about the selected keyword 40
¬ Quizzes 50
¬ Comments 10

*The relative weights might be changed by lecturer of each class.

The final grade will be graded based on the overall point average of each lecture as follows:
90 to 100 S
80 to 89 A
70 to 79 B
60 to 69 C
< 60 Fail
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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