"Dentistry" (master), 2016

Code and name of the specialty 221 Dentistry
Educational degree Master
Structural subdivision Faculty of Dentistry
Graduation department Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
Head of the Educational Programme Riabocon Eugene Nikolaevich
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Riabocon Eugene Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Head of the Department of Restorative Dentistry
  • General information
    Full name of the higher
    school and structural unit
    Kharkiv National Medical University
    Higher education degree
    and qualification name in the original language
    The second (master’s) level of higher education, Dentistry, for the results of
    compiling the EDKI are awarded the qualification of Master of Dentistry.
    Official name of the
    educational programme
    «Dentistry»of the second (Master’s) level of higher education in speciality No. 221 “Dentistry”
    Type of diploma and scope of the educational
    Master’s diploma, single, 300 ECTS credits ЄКТС, the term of training is 5 years
    Availability of
    Cycle/level Second (Master’s) level / eighth qualification level of the National Qualification Framework
    Prerequisites Complete general secondary education
    Language(s) of training Ukrainian, English, Russian
    Effective term of the
    Educational Programme
    From 2016 till next revision
    Internet address of the permanent place of description of the
    educational programme
  • Purpose of the Educational Programme

    Provision of academic training in fundamental and clinical biomedical sciences and preparation of graduates for their professional activity as doctor in dentistry occupying their respective primary job position by means of acquisition of general and special competences, whose area of application is at least described by definite lists of syndromes, signs and symptoms of diseases, medical emergencies, physiological states and diseases, which require specific tactics in managing patients, laboratory and instrumental methods of examination, medical manipulations and involvement of labour, legal andmilitary expert examinations.

  • Characteristic of the Educational Programme
    Subject category (field of knowledge, speciality,
    specialization (if available))
    Field – No. 22 “Health Care” Speciality – No. 221 “Dentistry”
    Orientation of the
    Educational Programme
    Educational and Professional Programme of Master’s training has both academic and applied orientation
    Main focal point of the Educational Programme and specialization Special education in field No. 22 “Health Care” of Speciality No. 221 “Dentistry”; knowledge of aspects of public health, diagnostics, treatment and prevention of dental diseases, required for carrying out professional activity
    Key words: dentistry, doctor
    Features of the Programme Possible international mobility, including special practice; possible realization in the English language.
    This Educational Programme is coordinated with programmes in other countries; the experimental character of the educational programme is provided by the Law of Ukraine “On Higher Education” in the context of academic autonomy
  • Eligibility of the graduates for employment and further studies
    Eligibility for employment The specialist is prepared to work in compliance with the Classification of Economic Activities DK 009:2010: Section Q. Health Care and Rendering of Social Service
    Division 86. Health Care
    Group 86.2. Medicine and Dental Practice
    Class 86.23. Dental Practice
    After training as intern and after specialized training the specialist is qualified as Doctor in Dentistry, who is able to do the professional work specified in DK 003:2010 and occupy the respective doctor position 2222.2. Doctor in Dentistry
    After their internship (specialized) training and awarding the qualification of Doctor in Dentistry the specialists can undergo specialization and do their respective professional work of dentist in the definite field specified in the currently effective National Classification of Ukraine: “Occupational Classification” and occupy the respective doctor position.
    Subsequent study Having completed their training under the educational and professional programme “Dentistry” the specialists can do the professional work of internship doctor (profession code – 3229), junior doctor (profession code – 3221); resident, and must enter programmes of postgraduate education (internship, specialized training), where they are trained under educational programmes of training doctors in dentistry.
    Having completed their internship (specialized) training in the speciality “Dentistry” the specialists have the right to:
    – undergo specialization and do the respective professional work of dentist in the definite field specified in the currently effective National Classification of Ukraine: “Occupational Classification”, occupy the respective doctor position;
    – acquire another profession, which makes it possible to occupy the respective doctor position, and do the respective professional work.
    Continuation of education on the third) educational and scientific) level of higher education.
  • Teaching and assessment

    Teaching and assessment:
    Student-centered training; self-education; problem-oriented rtaining with acquisition of competences, sufficient for solving problems in the professional field, training by means of clinical-laboratory practice, etc.


    (by the national scale)
    Minimum score Maximum score
    National graded scale
    Excellent 180 200
    Good 150 179
    Satisfactory 120 149
    Unsatisfactory 0 119
    National non-graded scale
    Credit 120 200
    No credit 0 119
    Passed 60,5 % 100 %
    Failed 0 % 60,4 %
    ЕСТS scale
    A 180 200
    B 160 179
    C 150 159
    D 130 149
    E 120 129
    Fx 70 119
    F 0 69

    The grades “Excellent”, “Good” and “Satisfactory” are given on the basis of examinations and graded tests, by results of term and graduation theses (projects), by results of practical works. The grade “Credit” is given by results of tests. The result “Passed” is given on the basis of passing the integrated test examination “KrCC” and examination in the English language for special purpose.

  • Programme competences
    Integral competence Ability to cope with difficult tasks and problems in the field of health care in speciality “Dentistry” in the professional activity or during the process of training, the above providing researches and/or innovations and being characterized by indefinite conditions and demands.
    General competences (GC) 1 – Ability to abstract thinking, analysis and synthesis, ability to learn and be modernly trained
    2 – Ability to apply knowledge in practical situations
    3 – Knowledge and understanding of the subject area and understanding of the professional activities
    4 – Ability to adapt and act in a new situation
    5 – Ability to make an informed decision; work in a team;
    interpersonal skills
    6 – Ability to communicate in the state language both orally and
    in writing; ability to communicate in a foreign language
    7 – Information and communication skills Technologies
    8 – Definiteness and persistence in relation to the tasks set and taken responsibilities
    9 – Ability to act socially responsibly and consciously
    10 – The desire to preserve the environment
    Special (professional) competences (SC) 1 – Collection of medical information about the patient’s condition.
    2 – Evaluation of laboratory and instrumental results research.
    3 – Establishing a clinical dental diagnosis disease.
    4 – Diagnosis of emergencies.
    5 – Planning and implementation of prevention measures
    dental diseases.
    6 – Determining the nature and principles of dental treatment diseases.
    7 – Determination of the required mode of work and rest, diet at treatment of dental diseases.
    8 – Determining the tactics of the dental patient when
    somatic pathology.
    9 – Performing medical and dental manipulations.
    10 – Treatment of major dental diseases.
    11 – Organization of medical and evacuation measures.
    12 – Defining tactics and providing emergency medical care.
    13 – Organization and conduct of dental examination persons subject to dispensary supervision.
    14 – Assessment of the impact of the environment on the state
    population health (individual, family, population).
    15 – Maintaining medical records.
    16 – Processing of state, social and medical information.
    17 – Ability to analyze the activities of a doctor, unit,
    health care institution, quality assurance activities
    and safety of dental care and efficiency use of medical resources.
    18 – Ability to conduct activities for organization and integration Granting
  • Programme results of training

    Knowledge and understanding:
    1 – acquisition by the person of the general and special fundamental and professionally-oriented knowledge, abilities, skills, competences necessary for performance of the typical professional tasks connected with its activity in medical field on a corresponding position
    2 – knowledge of psychophysiological features of the person, human health, disease prevention, human treatment, public health. Application of knowledge and understanding:
    3 – Identify and identify leading clinical symptoms and syndromes; according to standard methods, using preliminary data of the patient’s anamnesis, data of the patient’s examination, knowledge about the person, his organs and systems, to establish a probable nosological or syndromic preliminary clinical diagnosis of dental disease.
    4 – Collect information about the general condition of the patient, assess the psychomotor and physical development of the patient, the condition of the maxillofacial area, based on the results of laboratory and instrumental studies to assess information about the diagnosis.
    5 – Assign and analyze laboratory, functional and / or instrumental examination of a patient with a dental disease for differential diagnosis of diseases.
    6 – Determine the final clinical diagnosis, adhering to the relevant ethical and legal norms, by making an informed decision and logical analysis of the obtained subjective and objective data of clinical, additional examination, differential diagnosis under the supervision of a doctor in a medical institution.
    7 – To diagnose emergencies under any circumstances (at home, on the street, in a medical institution), in an emergency, martial law, lack of information and limited time.
    8 – To carry out treatment of the basic dental diseases according to existing algorithms and standard schemes under the control of the doctor-head in the conditions of medical institution.
    9 – To organize medical and evacuation measures among the population, servicemen, in the conditions of an emergency situation,incl. martial law, during the detailed stages of medical evacuation, taking into account the existing system of medical and evacuation support.
    10 – Determine the tactics of emergency medical care, using the recommended algorithms, under any circumstances on the basis of a diagnosis of emergency in a limited time.
    11 – Assess the impact of the environment on the health of the population in a medical institution by standard methods.
    12 – To form goals and determine the structure of personal activities based on the analysis of certain social and personal needs.
    13 – Adhere to a healthy lifestyle, use the techniques of self-regulation and self-control.
    14 – To be aware of and guided in its activities by civil rights, freedoms and responsibilities, to raise the general educational and cultural level.
    15 – To organize the necessary level of individual safety (own and persons cared for) in case of typical dangerous situations in the individual field of activity.
    16 – Perform medical dental manipulations on the basis of preliminary and / or final clinical diagnosis for different segments of the population and in different conditions.

    Formation of judgments:
    17 – Analyze and evaluate state, social and medical information using standard approaches and computer information technologies.
    18 – Plan and implement measures to prevent dental diseases among the population to prevent the spread of dental diseases.
    19 – Analyze the epidemiological situation and carry out measures of mass and individual, general and local drug and non-drug prevention of dental diseases.
    20 – To determine the nature of treatment of dental disease by making an informed decision according to existing algorithms and standard schemes.
    21 – To determine the nature, principles of work, rest and the necessary diet in the treatment of dental diseases on the basis of preliminary or final clinical diagnosis by making an informed decision according to existing algorithms and standard schemes.
    22 – To determine the tactics of managing a dental patient with somatic pathology by making an informed decision according to existing algorithms and standard schemes.
    23 – Adhere to the requirements of ethics, bioethics and deontology in their professional activities.

  • Educational components

    Curriculum 2016

    The list of compulsory components of the curriculum of EP “Dentistry” of the specialty “Dentistry” of the Master educational degree:

    4th year

    5th year

    The list of elective components of the curriculum of EP “Dentistry” of the specialty “Dentistry” of the Master educational degree:

    4th year

    5th year

  • Provision of resources for realization of the Programme
    Human resourcing The Programme is realized with involvement of the academic staff having scientific degrees of the Doctor of Medical Science, Candidate of Medical Science, academic ranks in professional subjects with the confirmed level of the scientific and professional activity.
    Material and technical support Provision with training premises, computer workplaces and multimedia equipment meet requirements. All required social and domestic infrastructure is available, the number of places in hostels meets requirements. The University has the academic and research complex “University Clinic”, the Research Institute of Occupational Hygiene and Occupational Diseases, the University Stomatological Centre, the Centre of Preclinical and Clinical Researches, the Centre of Gender Education, 4 fundamental research laboratories, the Anatomical Museum, the Vivarium, the Testing Centre, study rooms for simulation training (phantoms), the Central Research Laboratory of the University, the Scientific Training Institute for International Students, the Scientific Training Institute of Education Quality, 6 education-research-production units. KhNMU has 32 local computer networks and 55 Wi-Fi access points. Using of Internet is unlimited.
    Information and methodological support KhNMU has its official site http://www.knmu.kharkov.ua; its Scientific Library has the complete set of academic boCCs in all course units (in the state, Russian and English languages). The web site of the Scientific Library http://libr.knmu.edu.ua provides a convenient remote access to various information resources; its electronic catalogue contains over 210,000 bibliographic descriptions including more than 2,200 references to full texts (textboCCs, learning and teaching literature, materials of congresses and conferences, periodicals, etc.). The University has created and continuously enriches problem-oriented databases in the basic areas of its researches –“The Health of the Healthy”, “Minimally Invasive Interventions”, “Cardiovascular Diseases”, “Viral Bacterial Infections” – as well as in such challenging subjects as “Evidence-Based Medicine”, “Military Medicine” and “Ailments of the “Great Names of History”” (the full texts). The Repository of KhNMU is the first one among higher medical schools of Ukraine with a free access to learning, teaching and scientific materials; it numbers over 12,000 full text documents, including 1,300 learning, teaching and lecture materials. The inclusion of learning, teaching and lecture materials, rather than only scientific ones, into the Repository enables the students to study independently in the 24/7 mode. Databases, first of all of the biomedical specialization, include Medline, Cochrane Library, Academic Search Premier, Health Sourse, PubMed, DOAJ, Open J-Gate, BioOne, etc. By the programme of the project “Electronic Information for Libraries” (eIFL Direct) we are provided with free trial accesses to scientometrical databases Web of Science from Thomson Reuters publishing house, resources of East View Information Services, JSTOR Consortium of different foreign publishing houses, such as Royal Society Publishing, Nature, Academic Press, Springer International Publishing AG, Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP Publishing) as well as to electronic versions of journals The New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatric Neurology Briefs, to journals and boCCs of Elsevier, resources of Ovid Company – “Primal Interactive Human: the 3D Real-time Body” (multimedia interactive 3D human anatomy), Reactions Pharmacovigilance Insight, APA PsycINFO™, PsycTESTS, etc.; there is a web indicator of medical journals having interactive electronic links with electronic archives. All reading halls and those of electronic information work in the Wi-Fi area and provide a free access to Internet.


  • Academic mobility
    National credit mobility The agreements concluded for academic mobility provide exchange education of students within the framework of the Credit Transfer System with a possible transfer of credits (the scope of one credit is 30 hours)
    International credit mobility The agreements concluded for international academic mobility provide exchange education of students and interchangeability of test credits
    Training of international applicants for higher education Within the limits of the licensed scope of the speciality