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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Diāna Arāja
Study type:Part time, Full time
Target audience:Social Welfare and Social Work; Dentistry; Medicine; Nursing Science; Rehabilitation; Pharmacy
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Pharmacy; Social Pharmacy

Objective

To acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills in conceptual issues and latest scientific knowledge of health economics and pharmacoeconomics.

Prerequisites

According to specialty (no special prior knowledge is required).

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

On study course completion students will be able to identify the main elements of healthcare system and describe the financing methods; be able to specify and describe the main methods of economic evaluation in health care, as well as to explain the principles of system for reimbursement of expenditures for the acquisition of medicines.

Skills

On study course acquisition students will be able to identify the necessary data and use it to calculate specific economic indicators applied for healthcare.

Competence

On study course acquisition students will be able to analyse and interpret the obtained economic indicators, evaluate the tendencies of healthcare system development and suggest the solutions to possible problems, justifying their opinions.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses, C-kursi 2Free choiceDiāna Arāja
Pharmacy, FF4Master’sLimited choiceDiāna Arāja
Pharmacy, FFN2Master’sLimited choiceDiāna Arāja
Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses, C-kursi 1Free choice