Veterinary Nurse

Prospects of graduates

The study programme in veterinary nursing is aimed at acquiring knowledge in the field of intensive care of pets. The student acquires basic knowledge in the field of pathological changes in dead animals, learns about necrobiotic processes occurring in the body, recognizes acute and chronic inflammation and the possibilities of healing by regeneration and repair, has knowledge about the characteristics of tumors, developmental anomalies and immune disorders, is able to interpret pathogenetic mechanisms in the context of disease processes, has knowledge of investigative diagnostic methods, has basic knowledge of parasitic and infectious diseases of companion animals, is proficient in the management of veterinary reception and first contact with patients and clients. The student will master outpatient laboratory techniques, record keeping and management of therapy administration for individual diseases, preventive veterinary health programs for puppies, adult and aging patients, and special needs patients, gain knowledge of the management of care for handicapped, abandoned, and zoo animals, and have a basic understanding of the management of care for the hospitalized patient.

The student will have a basic understanding of the management of care for the hospitalized patient.



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Conditions of admission

Admission to study at UVLF in Košice is conditional on obtaining full secondary education or full secondary vocational education and successfully passing the entrance examination. The ranking of applicants is determined on the basis of the number of points achieved in the biology test and points for work in organisations professionally close to the chosen study programme (work with private veterinarians focusing on small animals or horses, which lasted at least half a year), which the student must provide in writing with the application form.



Conditions for international students

Admission conditions are the same as for Slovak students.

The course is conducted in English only.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Doc. MVDr. Zuzana Kostecká, PhD.
email: zuzana.kostecka@uvlf.sk



General information on the admission exam



Form of entrance exam

Written form, in the form of a test from the subject Biology.



Tests

Biology written test



  • Apply the application for study

    01.02.2024 - 26.07.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    23.05.2024 - 15.08.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
20


Additions
  • Maturitné vysvedčenie (paper form)
  • Práca v organizáciách (paper form)
  • Životopis (paper form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 5500 €
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 760 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 50 €
E-application form: 50 €

Billing information

We prefer bank transfer.

Recipient: University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice

Komenského 73, 041 81 Košice

Recipient's bank: State Treasury, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava 15, Slovakia

Account: 7000072188/8180

IBAN: SK71 8180 0000 0070 0007 2188

S.W.I.F.T.: SPSRSKBA

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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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Responsibility for content: Ing. Renáta Božíková – renata.bozikova@uvlf.sk
Last update: 16.11.2023 09:19

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