Can confirm the condition of the tube inserted through the nose, while observing the angel
Can learn intermittent tube eating method, while observing the angel
Can grasp the condition of eating by use of bolus model.
The tongue is soft and able to pull out. Can have swallowing drills, study the tongue and muscles surrounding the mouth, and practice absorption.
Neck angle (head angle) can be bent about 15° forward and about 45° backward.
Can comprehend the relation between neck angle (head angle) and movement of windpipe / esophagus.
Study the mechanism of swallowing
Learn what causes miss-swallowing
Study proper posture when eating and its relation with bed angle
Study neck angle (head angle) and its relation with miss-swallowing
Practice emergency care when food gets stuck
Swallowing drills and practice in giving mouth care
Learn how to insert tube through nose, and the intermittent tube eating method
Study internal mouth absorbency