Andrea Obrocnikova

Senior Lecturer

University of Prešov in Prešov




PhDr. Andrea Obrocnikova, PhD, RN is a senior lecturer of Nursing at the University of Presov, Slovakia. She received her MSN from the Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin (2005) and PhD from the University of Health and Social Work of Saint Elisabeth n.o. in Bratislava, Slovakia. She has more than 10 years of experience in teaching of nursing students. She is the author and co-author of more than 140 professional and scientific papers published in peer-reviewed domestic and foreign scientific journals, scientific proceedings, monographs and university textbooks. 

Her scientific-research activity is focused on cancer nursing and the issue of burnout syndrome in non - medical professions. As a young researcher, she participated in the preparation of several projects and acted as a successful principal investigator or co-investigator.

In the year 2014 she received the Dean's Award of the Faculty of Health Care (University of Presov) and in the year 2019 the Rector's Award of the University of Presov for publishing activities.


Area of Interests

Cancer nursing

Nursing process

Nursing skills and procedures