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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Ludmila Vīksna
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Infectious Diseases


To provide information about infectious diseases and special epidemiology to the extent necessary for a dentist.


Anatomy, biology, histology, microbiology, virology, immunology, biochemistry, biology, parasitology, physiology, pathologic physiology, pathologic anatomy, propaedeutic, pharmacology.

Learning outcomes


Students will be able to classify infectious diseases by etiological, epidemiological, clinical characteristics, to formulate diagnostic methods necessary for verification of infectious diseases, to analyse test results and to define the amount of required individual and public health care in the context of dentistry.


The students will be able to recognize a certain symptom of the disease and obtain additional data of anamnesis (life, disease, epidemiological data) from the patient and data of laboratory investigation; to evaluate symptoms, signs and test results that would require attention of a physician – specialist; to implement necessary preventive measures.


To cooperate on the professional level with colleagues and medical professionals; to improve own competence to study in a group or independently; to improve understanding of a healthy life style and public health.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry, ZF7Master’sRequiredAija Leidere-Reine, Gundars Lācis, Māris Liepiņš, Signe Jākobsone, Iļja Drjagunovs, Ilze Ekšteina, Guntis Karelis, Aleksandrs Černušenko, Ieva Vanaga, Anda Vīksna, Agita Jēruma, Iveta Ozere, Anna Žilde, Monta Madelāne, Gunta Stūre
Dentistry, SSNSF7Master’sRequiredGundars Lācis, Raimonds Sīmanis, Monta Madelāne, Iļja Drjagunovs, Anna Žilde, Ieva Vanaga, Gunta Stūre, Anda Vīksna, Indra Zeltiņa, Sniedze Laivacuma, Iveta Ozere