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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Ilze Smiltena
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacy
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Sociālā farmācija; Clinical Pharmacy

Objective

To promote obtainment of knowledge and formation of understanding about organization of clinical researches, monitoring process, the procedure itself, actors involved in it as well as the importance of research and its significance in creation of new drugs/medicine.

Prerequisites

Study courses completed in undergraduate pharmacy studies - Pharmaceutical pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy in pharmacist practice, Clinical research, their analysis.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

After successful fulfillment of the study course, students will posses knowledge which allows to:
• freely talk about the phases of clinical research process;
• explain the process of clinical research and different actors involved in the process;
• evaluate the documentation clinical research according to its design and peculiarities;
• understand the importance of clinical research in creation of new medicine and its abilities to enter the market.

Skills

On completion of the study course, students will be able to:
• evaluate the process of clinical research according to the existing legislation and international standards;
• conclude about quality of clinical research according to its design and peculiarities;
• create and plan clinical researches.

Competence

On completion of the study course, students will be able to:
• take part in process of clinical research, by working in Ethics commission and monitoring researches;
• organize and take part in obtainment of data, processing, interpretation and publication.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2022, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Clinical Pharmacy, FFMp1Master’sLimited choice