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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Anastasija Fjodorova
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Medicine
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Clinical Medicine; Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation


To promote knowledge acquisition and to develop understanding and skills related to different emergency situations, which are binding with diseases, trauma and environmental accidents to give knowledge about emergency medicine in prehospital and hospital stage.


Anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, first aid, ECG, basic knowledges in internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, surgery and traumatology.

Learning outcomes


Students will be able to:
• identify life-threatening emergencies;
• describe the pathophysiology of life-threatening emergencies;
• apply ECG, laboratory and radiologic imaging to determine clinical diagnosis;
• describe treatment principles in the emergency situation in pre-hospital and hospital stages.


Students will be able to:
• apply medical equipment in life-threatening emergencies;
• perform emergency care, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
• plan treatment in different emergency situations in pre-hospital and hospital stages, including trauma patient;
• organise teamwork in life-threatening emergencies according to basic life support and advanced life support.


Competence in patient care, communication, collaboration, professionalism, ethical and legal issues, organizational planning and service management.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMF11Master’sLimited choiceElīna Ripa, Anastasija Fjodorova
Medicine, MF11Master’sLimited choiceElīna Ripa, Anastasija Fjodorova
Planning period:Year 2024, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMFz11Master’sLimited choice