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geriatric nursing, dementia care, successful aging, nursing assessment

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  • 2005.04.01 - 2007.03.31, Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Research Assistant

  • 2007.04.01 - 2013.03.31, Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Assistant Professor

  • 2013.04.01 - , Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Associate Professor

  • 2012.04.01 - , Osaka University

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Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences  Completed 2003.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences Nursing Completed Doctor of Nursing 2012.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Development of assessment tools for early stage of early onset dementia
    Community health nursing

  • Development of clinical pathway in acute dementia care
    Gerontological nursing

  • Nursing education on dementia care
    Clinical nursing

  • Community health nursing

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • International Psychogeriatric Association


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Caring for an early-onset dementia case with excessive wandering of over thirty kilometers per day: a case report, Yamakawa M, Yoshida,Y, Higami Y, Shigenobu K, Makimoto K. , Psychogeriatrics,14(4)、255-260,2014, 2014.08, Papers

  • The transfer of important information from dementia care units to long-term care facilities to continue appropriate care following discharge: face-to-face interviews with staff, 2016.07, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Quantitative evaluation of changes in the clockwatching behavior of a semantic dementia patient. , Nonaka T, Suto S, Yamakawa M, Shigenobu K, Makimoto K., American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementia,,29(6) 540-547 2014, 2014.07, Papers

  • Loss and reconstruction in what makes life worth living for a person with early onset dementia, Ayako Sekiguchi1、Miyae Yamakawa1,2、Miyoko Shimizu, 2017.04, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Differences in the prevalence of item specific Neuropsychiatric Inventory Nursing Home Version in Asian countries, Saya Terada¹, Miyae Yamakawa¹, Younhee Kang², Sayuri Kobayashi³, Xiao-yan Liao⁴, Sirirat Pan-Uthai⁵, Huei-chuan Sung⁶, Mizue Suzuki⁷, Kiyoko Makimoto,ADI2017, 2017.04, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

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Media report 【 display / non-display

  • Sleep disorder and dementia, JBI Matters The monthly newsletters of Joanna Briggs Institute October 2013, 2013.10


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Oulu University, Interdisciplinary team approaches for people with dementia from hospital to community, 2016.09