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Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) is an advanced institution of higher medical education in Latvia and also one of the leading institutions in Europe.

The teaching personnel are the country’s leading specialists with remarkable experience and broad cooperation with their colleagues in many European countries. One of the activities of RSU is the implementation of continuing education and professional development programmes for medical doctors and healthcare practitioners.

RSU offers continuing education and professional development programmes teaching recent theories of disease pathogenesis, modern methods of early diagnostics and modern principles of complex treatment.

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To apply for a professional development programme from the list below, please contact us:

Courses

Children's Cardiology

Heart Pathology in Children. Rhythm Disturbances. Foetal Echocardiography.

This training programme is aimed at recognition of clinical symptoms of most common heart diseases, indications for examination tests and clinical case studies.

Target groups

Family doctors, paeditricians

Duration

3 days (15 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 210
  • Price per course - EUR 1650

Head of Training

Dentistry

Anaesthesia in Dentistry

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training & fees

n/a

Training team

Dental Implants: Patient Selection, Surgery, Prosthetics

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Training team

Emergencies in Dental Practice. Causes and Treatment

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of Training

Local Complications in Oral Surgery. Principles of Antibacterial Therapy and Prevention in Oral Surgery. Uncertain Diseases of Oral Mucuous Membrane.

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Training team

Oncology + HIV

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Training team

Periapical Surgery

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of Training

Surgical Dentistry in Children

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of Training

Tooth Replacement Options in Children

Target group

Dentists

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 110
  • Price per course - EUR 880

Head of Training

Dermatology

Dermatoscopy: Basic & Advanced Courses

Basic Course

The course deals with the method of non-invasive diagnostics of dermatologic diseases: the history, physics and technologies of the method (optical and digital); related international publications; global patterns and local features, algorithms; benign and malignant tumours and symptoms.

The method allows detection of skin tumour at vivo stage and differential diagnostics of dermal formations. The course contains theoretical education, interactive classes and practical activities in doctor’s room.

Advanced Course

The course is dedicated to melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers (benign and malignant). Skin lesions in specific cases: irritated lesions, children and pregnant women. Theory of nevogenesis. Use of the dermatoscopic method in general medicine (entodermoscopy, trichoscopy).

 

Target groups

  • Dermatologists, oncologists, cosmetologists, surgeons, general practitioners, geriatricians
  • Specialists working with skin lesions on a daily basis
  • Residents in dermatology, oncology and cosmetology

Duration

36 hours

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 495
  • Price per course - EUR 2960 EUR

Head of Training

Endocrinology

Diabetic Late Complications. Dynamic Monitoring System for Diabetes Patients

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fees

n/a

Head of Training

Endocrine Side of the Body's Homeostasis

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Feedback Principles for Ensuring Endocrine Processes

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Hormonal Differences in Their Chemical Formulas, Structure and Actions Place. Anabolic and Catabolic Hormones. Membrane Receptors (extracellular, intracellular).

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Hypophysis

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Insulin Preparations and Principles of Therapy

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

New Oral Hypoglycaemic Agents (Incretins)

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Oral Hypoglycaemic Agents

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Possible Pathologies of Adrenal, Diagnostic and Treatment

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Thyroid. Struma. Nodes. Plus Function. Minus Function. Technologies of Diagnostic and Treatment

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Other Endocrine Problems

Target groups

Internists, endocrionologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training

Lectures, seminars, individual training, placement in a clinic

Fee

n/a

Head of Training

Forensic Medicine

Corpse Examination at the Place of Incident. Corpse Inspection

Target groups

Experts of forensic medicine, toxicologists, narcologists, biologists and legal biologists, specialists of DNA investigation, pharmacologists, police officers, criminalists, lawyers

Duration

3 days (20 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 275
  • Price per course - EUR 2200

Head of Training

Traumatology of Forensic Medicine. The Mechanisms of Trauma

Target groups

Experts of forensic medicine, toxicologists, narcologists, biologists and legal biologists, specialists of DNA investigation, pharmacologists, police officers, criminalists, lawyers

Duration

3 days (20 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 275
  • Price per course - EUR 2200

Head of Training

Gastroenterology

Capsule Endoscopy with OMOM Endocapsule

The OMOM enterocapsule is a capsule endocsopy system from the People's Republic of China. This course will provide learning at an OMOM capsule endoscopy training centre authorised by manufacturers.

Target group

Gastroenterologists

Duration

5 days (40 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Type of training & fee

Individual, max. 1 trainee - EUR 4400

Head of Training

Neonatology

Neonatal Pathology: Diagnostics, Therapy and Care

This training course includes theory and practice at the Children's Clinical University Hospital: pathology of prematurely born children, problems in term-born neonates.

Target group

Neonatologists

Duration

10 days (70 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 965
  • Price per course - EUR 7700

Head of Training

Novelties in Neonatology

Target group

Neonatologists

Duration

4 days (24 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 330
  • Price per course - EUR 2640

Head of Training

Ophthamology

Diagnostics and Treatment of Retinal Diseases
Course content: modern methods of diagnosis of diseases of retina and glaucoma (OCT, visual field examination), choice of treatment tactics.

Target group

Ophthalmologists

Duration

3 days (24 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 330
  • Price per course - EUR 2640

Head of Training

Paediatrics

Childhood Infectious Diseases

The course includes theoretical overview of the current issues in childhood infectious diseases and individual practice at the Children's Clinical University Hospital.

Target group

Paediatricians

Duration

3 days (24 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of training

Radiology

CT and MRI of the Head, Spine, Chest, Abdomen and Joints
The programme covers following lecture and workshop topics:
  • Neuroradiology: MRI of cognitive disturbances. MRI of pituitary gland. Imaging of headache. Differential diagnosis of neurological diseases. Neurological signs and imaging. New MRI methods – DTI and tractography, MR spectroscopy, cardiac cycle gated intracranial CDF circulation cine mode MRI will be presented and discussed.
  • Chest Radiology: Radiological diagnostic of pleural pathologies. Tumours and tumour-mimicking thoracic pathology. Different diagnosis.
  • Abdominal and Urogenital Radiology: MRI of the liver. MR-cholangiopancreatography. MRI of prostate and urinary bladder. Imaging of pancreas. Imaging of kidneys tumours. Abdominal tumours and tumour-like lesions. Differential diagnosis. CT of Polytrauma.
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology: MRI of the knee. Imaging of bone morrow oedema. Imaging of acetabular fractures. Pre- and postoperative radiological evaluation of the hip. Imaging of joint pathologies. Differential diagnosis. Imaging of osteoporosis.

Target group

Diagnostic radiologists

Duration

6 days (54 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of training

 

Surgery

Haemorrhoidal Disease. Modern and Patient-friendly Treatment Methods
The course includes theory, a modern look at haemorrhoidal anatomy, principles of conservative treatment, especially with minimal invasive surgery (stapled haemorrhoidectomy, operation of THD, laser application in surgery of haemorrhoids), and practice in operation.

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

2 days (12 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of training

LapSim Task Training, Basic Skills (11 exercises), Cholecistectomy, Appendectomy
The course enables trainees to acquire and advance the skills in laparascopic manipulations and operations. Simulation technologies are used in the course. 

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

4 days (24 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of training

Lung Cancer: Modern Diagnosis and Treatment Tactics
During the studies, inspection of lung cancer patients and interpretation of laboratory and imaging results is carried out, selection of treatment method, detection of range of surgical treatment, involvement in postoperative period.

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

2 weeks (60 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 825
  • Price per course - EUR 6600

Head of training

Parathyroid and Thyroid Surgery
This course enables trainees to acquire and advance skills in surgery of neck endocrionology.

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

4 days (20 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of training

Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Possibilities of Modern Surgical Treatment
During the studies, inspection of patients with surgical forms of lung tuberculosis and interpretation of examination results is carried out, selection of treatment methods, involvement in postoperative period.

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

2 weeks (60 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 825
  • Price per course - EUR 6600

Head of training

Stapled haemorrhoidectomy. Technique. Use of various tools. Selection of patients. Pre- and post-operative management

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

2 says (20 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 525
  • Price per course - EUR 4200

Head of training

Surgery for reducing rectal storage capacity with the use of staplers. Technique. Use of various tools. Selection of patients. Pre- and post-operative management

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

2 days (20 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 525
  • Price per course - EUR 4200

Head of training

VATS (video-assisted thoracoscopy): Opportunities in Lung Surgery
Introduction to indications, surgical methods and specifications of VATS.

Target groups

Surgeons, residents

Duration

2 weeks (60 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

  • Individual, min. 8 trainees - EUR 825
  • Price per course - EUR 6600

Head of training

Traumatology & Orthopaedics

Shoulder Arthroplasty
The training course includes theory (indications of shoulder arthroplasty, implant choice, operating technique, and possible side-effects) and practice in an operating theatre.

Target groups

Traumatologists, orthopaedists

Duration

5 days (20 hours)

Dates

On request

Languages of instruction

English / Russian

Types of training & fees

n/a

Head of training