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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Lilija Antoņēviča
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Nursing Science
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Objective

Gaining basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills in clinical care.

Prerequisites

Anatomy, medical biochemistry, philosophy and medical ethics, trans-cultural care.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Student will gain basic knowledge of patient care, about recovery promoting factors. Will demonstrate comprehension of the latest medical technologies used in clinical care.

Skills

Student will assess the patient’s condition and practically perform clinical procedures; prepare and administer the prescribed medication to the patient; provide intravenous access with a needle and peripheral venous catheter and intravenously administer medication, using suitable equipment; determine patient’s vital signs and indicators; accurately collect blood, urine, stool, sputum and other samples for laboratory tests; carry out procedures associated with the digestive tract (probing, enemas, care of intestinal stoma, tube-feeding the patient, etc.); carry out heat and cold treatment; document the prescribed and performed procedures.

Competence

Will show ability to apply and assess the appropriate clinical procedures, medical devices and other activities to ensure optimal patient care. Will be able to analyse situations, argue, logically express and explain own opinion.

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