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Work experience

1998 - Present

Acting Lecturer

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Nursing and Midwifery

1996 - 1998

Nurse

Vidzeme region rehabilitation centre

1994 - 1996

Nurse

Cesis Central hospital

1994 - 1996

Lecturer

Cesis Medical school

Education and training

2006 - 2010

Proof of the doctoral program in sociology learning

Rīga Stradiņš University

*2010 - up to this time - title of the doctoral thesis "Computer and internet use determinants among the elderly in the context of health literacy"; Scientific supervisor: doc.K.Circenis

1998 - 2000

Master’s degree of Sciences in Health(MSC)

Rīga Stradiņš University

1994 - 1996

Master's Degree in Pedagogics

The University of Latvia

1991 - 1994

Bachelor Degree in Nursing(BSCN)

Riga Stradiņš University

1988 - 1990

Nurse

Cesis Medical School

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

2016.23.-27.05. - Nordplus intensive training course "Technological Approaches to Gerontological Nursing", Vasteras, Sweden, 3 ECTS.

05/19/2016. - WHO, the Ministry of MoH, Ministry of Welfare, Latvian Public Health Association workshop "On the public health aspects of injury reduction and the promotion of safety, according to the WHO TEACH VIP program."

02/17/2016. - RSU PIC "Turnitin work repairing and content originality programs use.

2015.18.-05.22. - Nordplus intensive training course "Technological Approaches to Gerontological Nursing", Mariehamn, Aland Islands, 3 ECTS.

2012-2015 - IF Weinheim Institut and the Baltic Systemic training - systemic family psychotherapy, 3200 h.

22/11/2014. - Practical conference "Quality Supervision and its role in the professional development", 6 h.

2014.20.-10.21. - The Open Medical Institute and the RSU Satellite Symposium "Medical Education", 16.st.

09/01/2013. - E-Instruction interactive whiteboard training course.

09/11/2013. - LGBT and their friends Mozaika "Diversity and nature of the work with the various minority groups", 7 st.

28/12/2011. - 05.30.2012. - LLC "Language Embassy" in English with grounding - 85 izgl.st.

2012.8.-03.21. - RSU Tālāklizglītības faculty, course "Pedagogical Skills in adult education to 14 hours.

2012. 10.2. - Psychosomatics clinic, seminar "Death. Dying. Patient and relatives' medical care and psycho-emotional. "

23/10/2011. - Medical education agency course "Emergency", 30 izgl.st.

2010.10.-12th - Latvian professional healthcare chaplains association training course "Introduction to Clinical pastoral care", 100 izgl.st.

2010.18.-19.2. - WHO, MoH and Ministry of Latvian Gynaecologists and Obstetricians Association training seminar on "Domestic violence against women", 16 hours.

2010.13.05.- 20.05. - Latvian Centre for Human Rights training workshop for medical staff "Different customer diverse Latvian", 16 hours.

2004-2009- RSU Continuing Education Faculty Training Programme​ "Group psychotherapy" - 660 hrs.

Field of research

Supervision

Transcultural communication and nursing

Technological approaches in gerontological nursing

Supervised study programme

1999-2001 - TEMPUS project "Curriculum development"​ - professional bashelor's study program "Nursing"

Head of the study programme

2002-2009 - academic master's program "Science of Nursing"​

Supervised study course

Integration Problems in Intercultural Context

Introduction to Evidence-Based Nursing

Nursing Theories in Research and Practice

Palliative Care

Pedagogy in Heath Care

Elderly Nursing

Trancultural nursing

Introduction to Evidence-Based Care

Pedagogy Health care

Senior Care

Trancultural care

Transcultural Care

Head of study course

Introduction to evidence-based nursing

Integration problemsin intercultural context

Nursing theories in research and practice

Pedagogy in health care

Transcultural nursing

Elderly care

Lectured study course

Care process _ Research methods in nursing

Elderly nursing and Palliative Care

Geriatrics and Patient Care

Integration Problems in Intercultural Context

Introduction to Evidence-Based Care

Introduction to Evidence-Based Care in Obstetrics

Introduction to Nursing

Notion and Concept of Healthcare

Nursing Theories in Research and Practice

Palliative Care

Pedagogy Health care

Elderly Care

Topical Problems in Care

Trancultural care

Elder Care and Palliative Care

Senior Care

Supervised and reviewed student research papers


Supervised(2014-2016):

Master's theses: 1

Bachelor's theses: 4


Reviewed:

Bachelor's theses: 15

Projects

2011-2014 - participation in the Nordplus higher education mobility programs.

2015; 2016 - participation in Nordman Network student and lecturer mobility.

2009-2013-European Social Fund(ESF) operational program "Human Resources and Employment"' supplement 1.3.2.3. activity of health care and promotion involved in the process of competencies and skills increase the level of project "Health care and promotion process of the institutions involved personnel further education sector for sustainable development" activity study process realization Nurses specialities acquisitions.

Memberships

1993 - now - Latvian Nurses Association member

2016 - currently - European transcultural Nurses Association - member

1995 - currently - registered Practitioners and medical support and the register of persons authorized to practice the profession of nurse(reg.nr. M-17478).

Awards and recognitions

2014: RSU Faculty of Nursing Faculty Award for contribution to development.



Publications

Abstracts​​

Zariņa, Ilona. Sociālie priekšstati par supervīziju profesionāļu grupās : teorētiskie aspekti / I.Zariņa, K.Mārtinsone // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 396.lpp.

Skrodere, Māra. Personāla zināšanas un rīcība medicīnas atkritumu apsaimniekošanā veselības aprūpes iestādēs / M.Skrodere, I.Zariņa // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 466.lpp.

Stasjule, Klinta. Sabiedrības viedoklis par māsas profesijas prestižu Latvijā / K.Stasjule, I.Zariņa // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 464.lpp.

Zariņa, Ilona. Sociālā darba supervīzija : praktizējošo supervizoru raksturojums / I.Zariņa // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 465.lpp.

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Inga Millere
Dean, Academic Staff
Kristīne Mārtinsone
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Ģirts Briģis
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Olafs Brūvers
Academic Staff, Chair
Lolita Vilka
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Anita Villeruša
Chair, Scientific Council, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Voldemārs Arnis
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Liāna Deklava
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Inese Gobiņa
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Laila Meija
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Jeļena Koļesņikova
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Manager
Lauma Spriņģe
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme, Leading Researcher (Acting)
Uģis Ciematnieks
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Kristaps Circenis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff