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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor: Liāna Deklava
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Nursing Science
Branch of science:Medicine; Health Care


Acquire knowledge of therapeutic relationship-building basic principles, encourage the development of basic skills for successful communication and therapeutic relationship management.


Psycho-social needs, Communication in health care, Transcultural care, Health care philosophy, Psychosomatic medicine, Stress management.

Learning outcomes


On completion of the study course students are able to describe the basic principles of successful communication, therapeutic relationship and therapeutic environment building conditions.


By completing the study course the students are able to differentiate the patient's communication needs, assess stress related situations in patient care and develop an appropriate relationship model.


By completing the study course the students are able to analyse the patient as a personality, assess his needs in communication and generate therapeutic relationship management conditions.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Nursing Studies3Master’sRequiredLiāna Deklava