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Published online 2012 August 28. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-84

Table 1

Overview and some examples of off-campus classes

CategoryTypes -timesExampleLocationNumber of participantsContents
Contact with local middle-aged and elderly people
4 types 6 times
Exercise class for middle-aged people
City gym
5
Participation in the class and experience exercises with middle-aged people
 
 
Exercise class for elderly people
Community center
3-5
Experience to provide some exercises for elderly people with staffs
Contact with disabled people living in the local com munity
3 types 5 times
Supporting project for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients and family members
Public installation
8-10
Participations and experiences in the event supported by the local community for ALS patients and family members
 
 
Supporting project for cancer patients and family members
Public installation
8-10
Participations and experiences in the event supported by the local community for cancer patients and family members
 
 
Group activities with disabled children
Disabled child education instruction
2-3
Participations and experiences in the activities supported by the local community for mentally and physically disabled children and family members
 
 
Group rehabilitation project for persons with higher brain dysfunction and their family members
Community center
3-5
Participations and experiences in the rehabilitation activities for persons with higher brain dysfunction and their family members.
Participation in interventions to promote events conducted in the community
2 types 2 times
Interventions in health promotion and disease prevention events run by the local government
Community hall in the city, etc…
5-8
Participation in events which showing and promoting some interventions or activities for the community-dwelling persons in the community, and experience to run the events with staffs.
Study and experience of activities of healthcare professionals working in the community
3 types 3 times
Study of care managers’ work contents
Care managers’ working places
2-3
Following a care manager and studying her or his work contents in the community.
 
 
Experience of medical checkups for high school baseball players
Practice ground of the high school
3-5
Following a physiotherapist and experiences in some measurements, and studying her or his work contents for sports injury prevention in the community.
 
 
Conducting stretching exercises in the workplace
Working place
3-5
Following a physiotherapist and experiences in some exercise instructions, and studying her or his work contents for working dysfunction prevention in the community.
Organizing student-led seminars for community residents
2 types 3 times
Stretching exercise classes
Public installation
3-5
Experiences to make stretching exercise programs for community-dwelling persons and instruct them.
 
 
Urinary incontinence prevention classes
Public installation
3-5
Experiences to provide information on urinary incontinence prevention for community-dwelling elderly women.
Others
3 types 3 times
Agricultural experience program
Experimental farm
4
Experiences to do farming and think about farmers’ care.
  Interaction with midwives working in the local communityInstitutions of midwives10Experiences to communicate with midwives working in the local community and think about community-based midwives’ activities.