On April 3-4, 2019 the III Student Dental Olympiad among medical universities took place at the Kirov State Medical University. Dental students from universities of the Russian Federation and neighboring countries took part in the competition. Belarusian State Medical University was represented by 5th year dental students Olga Titenkova and Vasilina Ushakova.
A warm welcome was given to BSMU students in Kirov, and the organization of the event also left only pleasant impressions. Participants were invited to demonstrate the skills of composite restoration, tooth preparation for crown, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, anesthesia, and tooth extraction. The students' ability to find a common language with uncooperative patients was also assessed. Students had to correctly collect anamnesis and make a diagnosis.
Students of the Dental Faculty of the Belarusian State Medical University demonstrated their professional skills at a very high level. Participants with the highest points in individual nominations received souvenirs. BSMU dental student Olga Titenkova was awarded the 3rd place diploma of the Olympiad.
On April 4, 2019 the XX Scientific and Practical Conference with international participation “Youth and Medical Science in the XXI Century” took place at the Kirov State Medical University. Olga Titenkova and Vasilina Ushakova presented their reports at the section “Dentistry”. The jury highly assessed our students’ performance. Olga Titenkova and Vasilina Ushakova were awarded 3rd place diploma. In addition, the participants were lucky to hear the reports of eminent scientists in dentistry.
The organizers of the Olympiad also provided the participants with rather interesting cultural program.
Due to perfect organization of the Olympiad by the leadership of the Kirov State Medical University, the whole event was held in a warm and friendly atmosphere and left only pleasant memories.
Students of the Dental Faculty Olga Titenkova and Vasilina Ushakova express gratitude to the leadership of the Belarusian State Medical and the Dean’s Office of the Dental Faculty for the opportunity to participate in the III Student Dental Olympiad in Kirov.
Authors: Olga Titenkova and Vasilina Ushakova, students of the Dental Faculty,
Editorial and Translation: Varvara Boika, head of the Department of International Relations.