Dental hygiene

The Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Prešov is an institution whose main task is to educate students in accredited non-medical study programmes at the level of contemporary knowledge, scientific and research results.

Department of Dental Hygiene started its activity in the academic year 2004/2005. In accordance with the Higher Education Act, it provides tasks in the field of education, scientific and research activities, in the field of foreign relations, development activities. The main task of the Department is to educate dental hygienists by teaching subjects enabling students to build their professional personal profile so that they represent the highest level of professional quality of humanism. Individual profiling is made possible by a wider range of compulsory electives and elective courses. The graduate will obtain a complete first degree in dentistry, with an orientation towards the provision of health care in the profession of dental hygienist.



Prospects of graduates

A dental hygienist is a qualified health worker, able to work independently within the parameters of his/her clinical competence, under the supervision of a dentist and on his/her recommendation to carry out activities in preventive, curative and follow-up care of dental patients in the field of dental hygiene in the sections of prevention, rescue dentistry, periodontology, orthodontics, implantology, in outpatient and inpatient facilities, in facilities for the physically handicapped, in schools and educational institutions. He collaborates in research epidemiological studies in the field of dentistry, is involved in publishing, research and many other activities in the field of dental hygiene.



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Conditions of admission

EXTERNAL FORM

1. completed full secondary vocational education with matriculation
2. employment in a dental or dental hygiene clinic
3. employer's confirmation of employment - to be attached to the application form

4. fulfilment of the criteria of medical fitness for the performance of the profession according to the Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic No.364/2009, which establishes the criteria of medical fitness for applicants for medical fields of study (applicants shall attach to the application form the recommendation of a general practitioner for study in the given field).

The admission procedure consists of:

  1. Part - written test on the basics of prevention and oral hygiene(60% pass rate )
  2. Part - manual dexterity test : 1. drawing from a model
    2. modelling from a model

Participation in Part 2 of the entrance examination is conditional upon successful completion of Part 1.

DESCRIPTION OF MANUAL SKILLS EXAMINATION

The Manual Skills Examination is designed as a practical examination compulsory for all full-time and part-time applicants. Success in both parts of the Manual Skills Examination is assessed on a point scale according to the accuracy criteria achieved. Each is scored on a scale of 0 to 6 points. The aggregate result will be the sum of the scores for both parts of the practical examination, ranging from 0 to 12 points.

1. Drawing from a template - the candidate shall transfer the image projected by the data projector as accurately as possible onto millimetre paper using a pencil. The time limit is 30 minutes.

Candidate's aids required: pencil, millimetre paper for assessing the accuracy of drawing (specific aids will be specified in the invitation letter) . Scoring: 0- 6 points

2. Modelling from a template - the candidate will model the shape of an object from an arranging wire, which will be projected as a template by a data projector. The time limit is 30 minutes.

Candidate's aids required: arranging wire 0.8 - 1mm thick, modelling pliers, millimetre paper for assessing the accuracy of modelling (specific aids will be specified in the invitation). Assessment: 0-6 points



Conditions for international students

EXTERNAL FORM

1. completed full secondary vocational education with matriculation

2. employment in a dental or dental hygiene practice

3. Employer's confirmation of employment - to be attached to the application form

4. fulfilment of the criteria of medical fitness for the performance of the profession according to the Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic No.364/2009, which establishes the criteria of medical fitness for applicants for medical fields of study (applicants shall attach to the application form the recommendation of a general practitioner for study in the given field).

5. The admission procedure consists of:

Part 1 - written test in human biology within the scope of the gymnasium curriculum and the basics of prevention and oral hygiene (60% success rate) (in Slovak language)

Part 2 - manual dexterity test : 1. drawing from a model 2. modelling from a model

Participation in Part 2 of the entrance examination is conditional upon successful completion of Part 1.

DESCRIPTION OF MANUAL SKILLS EXAMINATION

The Manual Skills Examination is designed as a practical examination compulsory for all full-time and part-time applicants. Success in both parts of the Manual Skills Examination is assessed on a scale of points according to the accuracy criteria achieved. Each is scored on a scale of 0 to 6 points. The aggregate result will be the sum of the scores for both parts of the practical examination, ranging from 0 to 12 points.

  1. 1. Drawing from a model - the candidate will transfer the image projected by the data projector as accurately as possible onto millimetre paper using a pencil. The time limit is 30 minutes.

Candidate's aids required: pencil, millimetre paper for assessing the accuracy of the drawing (specific aids will be specified in the invitation letter) . Scoring: 0- 6 points

2. Modelling from a template - the candidate will model the shape of an object from an arranging wire, which will be projected as a template by a data projector. The time limit is 30 minutes.

Candidate's tools: arranging wire 0.8 - 1mm thick, modelling pliers, millimetre paper for assessing the accuracy of the modelling (specific tools will be specified in the invitation). Evaluation: 0-6 points



General information on the admission exam

The entrance examination consists of:

  1. Part - written test on the basics of prevention and oral hygiene(60% pass rate )
  2. Part - manual dexterity test : 1. drawing from a model
    2. modelling from a model

Participation in Part 2 of the entrance examination is conditional upon successful completion of Part 1.

DESCRIPTION OF MANUAL SKILLS EXAMINATION

The Manual Skills Examination is designed as a practical examination compulsory for all full-time and part-time applicants. Success in both parts of the Manual Skills Examination is assessed on a point scale according to the accuracy criteria achieved. Each is scored on a scale of 0 to 6 points. The aggregate result will be the sum of the scores for both parts of the practical examination, ranging from 0 to 12 points.

1. Drawing from a model - the candidate will transfer the image projected by the data projector as accurately as possible on millimetre paper using a pencil. The time limit is 30 minutes.

Candidate's aids required: pencil, millimetre paper for assessing the accuracy of the drawing (specific aids will be specified in the invitation letter) . Scoring: 0- 6 points

2. Modelling from a template - the candidate will model the shape of an object from an arranging wire, which will be projected as a template by a data projector. The time limit is 30 minutes.

Candidate's tools: arranging wire 0.8 - 1mm thick, modelling pliers, millimetre paper for assessing the accuracy of the modelling (specific tools will be specified in the invitation). Evaluation: 0-6 points



Form of entrance exam

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  • Apply the application for study

    31.03.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
40


Additions
  • leaving certificate (paper form)
  • medical certificate (paper form)
  • CV (paper form)
  • (paper form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 950 €
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 950 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 35 €
E-application form: 30 €

Billing information

Faculty of Health Professions PU

Partizánska No. 1

080 01 Prešov

Money institution: SP (State Treasury)

IBAN: SK11 8180 0000 007 0000 82677

Bank code: 8180

Variable symbol : 2 1080

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Detail of the study program

 
 
The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program

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