Gynaecological Oncologist - Riga Stradiņš University

Gynaecological Oncologist

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Syllabus of postgraduate 2nd level professional study programme “Residency in medicine”

Speciality: Gynaecological Oncologist

Code of speciality: A142

Credit score: 88 CP (132 ECTS)

Duration of programme: 88 weeks

Programme managers: Dace Rezeberga, Professor & Dace Baltiņa, Associate Professor


Goal of the programme: to provide acquirement of theoretical and practical skills according to requirements of the regulations for sub-speciality of gynaecological oncology; to prepare for examination in sub-speciality of gynaecological oncology according to the normative documentation of the Latvian Republic.

Eligibility: MD degree, certification in Gynaecology and Obstetrics.


  • Problem lectures, seminars

  • Study courses

  • Paedagogic work

  • Research work


Knowledge: female genital tract cancer and its precursors, breast cancer epidemiology, pathogenesis, classification, morphology, treatment principles.

Skills: to establish treatment plan for patient with gynaecological and breast cancer and precursors, to investigate patient and/or prescribe investigations, to interpret investigational results, to determine the stage of female genital tract cancer and corresponding to that plan and use surgical treatment, to prepare patient with diagnosed genital tract and breast cancer for investigation and treatment, to consult patients and their relatives.

Competencies: without assistance to investigate patients with possible female genital tract cancer or precursors, be able to perform methods of surgical treatment, to take part in interdisciplinary consiliums and submit evidence based opinion about examination and treatment plan, to analyze results and complications of therapy.

Test: examination of theoretical and practical knowledge in oral and / or written form after study courses and state exam at the end of the programme.

Study language: Latvian.

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