12 nursing students and 1 faculty member from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) in Singapore and one nursing student and two faculty members from Army Medical University (AMU) in China participated in the study program from Tuesday, March 5 to Saturday, March 9.
This article is sharing about days from Tuesday, March 5 to Thursday, March 7.
3月5日（火）Tuesday, March 5
On the first day, all students and faculty members attended an orientation on SCU campus. They attended a lecture about healthcare system/nursing education system and curriculum in Japan. After that, they toured Seirei history museum and facilities for nursing students like the simulation room on campus.
3月6日(水) Wednesday, March 6
In the morning, they visited “Hamamatsu City Rehabilitation Hospital”. They observed dysphagia examination and learned the way to meal assist patients with dysphagia. In the afternoon, they had baby bathing exercise on SCU Campus. They experienced baby bathing and found differences between the way in Japan and the ways in Singapore or China. One thing, they found was that nurses put a gauze to make baby feel relieved.
3月7日（木）Thursday, March 7
In the morning, all students and faculty members visited Hamamatsu Yuyu no Sato, a welfare facility for the elderly located close to the university. They observed the elderly support system in Japan and were impressed that the elderly were well taken care of and were independent to enjoy their daily life. They spent a good time to interact with elderly residents.
In the afternoon, they visited a helipad, a hopice and a maternity home "Tanpopo" at “Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital”. Everyone was really excited to see a helicopter very close on the helipad.