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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:3 / 4.5
Course supervisor:Mārcis Zeibārts
Study type:Full time
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Clinical Medicine; Oral Medicine


1. To acquire knowledge of basic and clinical pharmacology along with acquisition of the organ system pathology and diseases.
2. To acquire knowledge of mechanism of action of miscellaneous drugs and their use in treatment of diseases.
3. To promote knowledge of rational pharmacotherapy principles in clinical practice.
4. Gain knowledge of effects of drugs used in clinics on disease mechanisms and pathogenesis, the most suitable drug designation for an individual patient, dosing scheme and personalized treatment, assessment of risk-benefit ratio.


Anatomy, normal and pathological physiology, internal diseases and propaedeutics, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, introduction into clinical medicine and symptomatology of several diseases.

Learning outcomes


Will gain knowledge about the effect of the drug on the course and pathogenesis of the disease, will prescribe the most appropriate drug for a particular patient according to an individual drug dosing regimen and will assess the risks and benefits of treatment.


Will be able to implement the principles of rational pharmacotherapy in clinical practice.


Will be able to evaluate the mechanisms of action of different groups of drugs and model the use of drugs in different clinical situations.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry, ZF7Master’sRequiredMārcis Zeibārts, Dmitrijs Kustovs
Dentistry, SSNSF7Master’sRequiredMārcis Zeibārts, Dmitrijs Kustovs
Planning period:Year 2024, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry, SSNSFz7Master’sRequiredDmitrijs Kustovs, Mārcis Zeibārts