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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:5 / 7.5
Course supervisor: Dzintra Kažoka
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Study course description
Branch of science:Medicine; Anatomy
Study course description

Objective

To promote knowledge acquisition of the constitution of the human body with more detailed study of the organs of the head, neck and thoracic regions.

Prerequisites

All areas of biology within the secondary school programme; it is advisable to acquire the course at the same time as histology.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students will be able to enumerate human body organ systems, to describe the constitution, topography and functions of the organ systems; they will be able to tell about the main traits and regularities of the blood supply, venous drainage and innervation; the students will identify the main regularities of the functions of the organ systems and will be able to name anatomical terms in Latin.

Skills

The students will be able to recognise and to show the organs and other anatomical structures on study aids and natural preparations; to analyse, assess and compare the obtained information, to explain simple clinical tasks and to work with professional literature.

Competence

Students will know, identify and describe different anatomical structures of the human body and organs of the head, neck and thoracic regions; they will demonstrate an understanding of the anatomical terminology, functions of the systems of the human body and organs of the head, neck and thoracic regions.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry2Master’sRequiredLiāna Pļaviņa, Ulla Rozenberga, Jeļena Kucina, Silvija Umbraško
Dentistry2Master’sRequiredJānis Vētra, Dzintra Kažoka
Dentistry1Master’sRequiredJānis Vētra, Dzintra Kažoka
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry1Master’sRequiredJeļena Kucina, Liāna Pļaviņa, Silvija Umbraško
Dentistry1Master’sRequiredJānis Vētra, Dzintra Kažoka
Dentistry2Master’sRequiredJānis Vētra, Dzintra Kažoka