Questions for the Final Exam: Theoretical examination
Requirements for Dental Students
Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
Concerning attendance, the rules written in the Regulations Governing Admission, Education and Examinations of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen are valid. The presence in practices, seminars and lectures will be recorded. The head of the department may refuse to accept the academic performance if a student is absent more than four times from practices and seminars (including anatomy, histology and embryology) in one semester even if he/she has an acceptable reason. Compensation of practices and seminars is possible only on the same week at an other student’s group. The compensation of three practices and/or seminars is allowed (including anatomy, histology and embryology) in one semester.
The program of the lectures, seminars and practices are written in the English Program Bulletin.
Rules of the examinations:
Attendance in the midterm examinations (dates and topics are indicated in the English program Bulletin) is compulsory. The exams cover the topics of lectures, seminars and practices of the semester, and include relevant material from official textbooks.
Three anatomy and two histology midterm examinations will be organized with the following topics:
Anatomy 1: Gross and topographic anatomy of the head and neck.
Anatomy 2: Gross and topographic anatomy including visceral relations of the organs of the thorax., abdomen, pelvis and perineum.
Histology 1: Histology of the lip, tongue, salivary glands, teeth, lymphatic tissue, skin.
Histology 2: Histology of the respiratory, digestive and the urogenital systems.
Evaluation of the midterm examinations:
Midterm examinations will be evaluated with points. The midterm examination is successful in case of 60% or better performance. In case of successful midterm examinations the student will be exempted from the corresponding parts of the final practical examination.
Improvement of a failed midterm examination:
Failed midterm examinations can be improved if the score of the failed midterm examination is between 40 and 59 %. With this restriction the following midterm examinations can be improved:
1. The first and second anatomy midterm examinations; on the week following the examination at the time of the regular anatomy practical.
2. The first histology midterm examination; on the 11th week (on Monday at 8 o’clock).
Conversion of the successful midterm examination to grades for the end-semester final exam:
The achievements on successful midterm examinations are converted to grades for the end-semester final exam on the basis of the following scheme of conversion:
60-69 % 2 (pass)
70-79 % 3 (satisfactory)
80-89 % 4 (good)
90-100 % 5 (excellent)
Final examination at the end of the 1st semester:
The final examination consists of a practical and a theoretical part.
The examination begins with the practical part. Students can sit for the theoretical part only after passing all parts of the practical examination.
The exam is an oral examination conducted with the continuous aid of anatomical and histological preparations.
The exam consists of the following parts:
a. Head and neck: (gross and topographic anatomy including visceral relations)
b. Visceral organs 1: (gross and topographic anatomy including visceral and skeletal relations of the organs of the thorax, abdomen)
c. Visceral organs 1: (gross and topographic anatomy including visceral and skeletal relations of the organs of pelvis and perineum)
2. Histology (2 slides)
a. Histology 1: Histology of the lip, tongue, salivary glands, teeth, lymphatic tissue, skin.
b. Histology 2: Histology of the respiratory, digestive and the urogenital system.
The parts of the exam will be evaluated separately from each other. The exam is successful if the student pass all five parts successfully. On the “B” and “C” examinations the student will be exempted from the parts that have been successfully passed previously.
The exam is an oral examination. The topics of the examination are formulated in a way that student should present a synthetic knowledge from anatomy, histology and embryology. On the “B” and “C” examinations the entire examination has to be repeated.
Calculation of the mark for the final examination
To calculate the mark for the final examination the performance on both the practical and theoretical examinations will be taken into consideration.
Registration for the examination:Students are supposed to register for the exam through the NEPTUN system