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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor: Lilija Antoņēviča
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Nursing Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Health Care

Objective

Acquisition of basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills in clinical care, improvement of skills in performing procedures.

Prerequisites

General Pathology, Pathological Physiology, Infection Control in Care, Fundamentals of Clinical Care, Preclinical Practice.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students will gain basic knowledge in patient care, about factors contributing to recovery. Will demonstrate orientation in the latest medical technologies used in clinical care.

Skills

Preparing and administering parenteral medications to the patient; provide intravenous access with sustained infusion equipment using appropriate equipment; perform procedures affecting the urogenital system (bladder catheterization, urogenital stomas and their types); perform procedures that involve respiratory tract manipulation (oxygen therapy, tracheostomy care); to perform surgical manipulations (sterile table application, minor surgical manipulations, immobilization); perform transfusion and document the performed procedures.

Competence

Ability to apply and evaluate appropriate clinical procedures, medical devices, and other activities to ensure optimal patient care. Ability to analyze situations, reason, formulate and explain one's point of view logically.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Nursing3Bachelor’sRequiredInta Kalniņa, Anita Znotiņa, Lilija Antoņēviča, Eva Cela, Andrejs Kanapuhins, Baiba Klēvere, Līna Lāže, Anastasija Gromova
Nursing Studies3Bachelor’sRequiredInta Kalniņa, Baiba Klēvere, Lilija Antoņēviča, Ineta Raudova, Andrejs Kanapuhins, Līna Lāže
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Nursing4Bachelor’sRequiredInta Kalniņa, Anastasija Gromova, Anita Znotiņa
Nursing Studies4Bachelor’sRequiredInta Kalniņa, Baiba Klēvere, Anita Znotiņa, Lilija Antoņēviča