Syllabus of postgraduate 2nd level professional study programme “Residency in medicine”
Speciality: Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Code of speciality: A158
Credit score: 132 CP (198 ECTS)
Duration of programme: 132 weeks
Programme manager: Ieva Puķīte, Assistant
Goal of the programme: to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills according to pediatric gastroenterology specialty standarts and demands; to preparē for Professional certification in pediatric gastroenterology specialty according to regulations of Republic of Latvia.
Eligibility: MD degree, degree of Paediatrician
- CONTENT OF THE PROGRAMME
Theoretical and practical education (training in multidisciplinar hospital and out-patient work in pediatric gastroenterology, adult gastroenterology, hepatology and infectology and pathology of gastrointestinal tract and liver), seminars 3 times per month, problem lectures once a month, duties in emergency room of the hospital 48 hours per month. Possibility to ameliorate skills in endoscopy, radiologic and functional diagnostic and nutrition therapy in infants and children.
- STUDY OUTCOMES
Knowledge: acquisition of extensive and many-sided theoretical anc practical knowledge in pediatric gastroenterology.
Skills: practical skills in examination of pediatric patients with various gastroenterological problems, in differential diagnosis, modern treatment possibilities and management of pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disorders; ability to communicate and work within multidisciplinar team as expert for gastrointestinal problems, organize treatment in gastrointestinal emergency situations and of patients with chronic gastrointestinal disorders.
Competencies: independently wotking skilled hihgly trained pediatric gastroenterologist with broad theoretical and practical experience.
Test: exam with a group of experts at the conclusion of residency that includes presenting of a research results, demonstration of practical skills, oral and written test for theoretical knowledge; Residency State exam.
Study language: Latvian.