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Table 2

Details of Japanese National Examination for Dental Hygienists

Eligibility for examination A person who has graduated from a dental hygienist course (or is expected to graduate in the end of the fiscal year).A person who has graduated from a dental hygienist course abroad.A person who has obtained a dental hygienist’s license abroad.
Examination period 1 day
Examination content Core curriculum (basic subjects, basic specialized subjects, specialized subjects)
Examination method Written examination (multiple-choice test)
Acceptance criterion Over 132/220 points (in 2020)Over 60% in the percentage of correct answers
Percent of successful examinees 94.3% (in 2020)
J Dent Hyg Sci 2020;20:200-5 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2020.20.4.200
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