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Short about study course

Department: Language Centre
Credit points / ECTS:1 / 1.5
Course supervisor: Aija Zilvestre
Study type:Nepilna laika, Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Medical Services
Study course description
Branch of science:Linguistics
Study course description


To acquire skills and knowledge on correct reading, writing, usage and explanation of anatomical and clinical terms, to integrate the knowledge of Latin in studying other subjects and scientific work using the obtained knowledge in professional settings.


Latvian and English Alphabet.

Learning outcomes


On successful completion of the study course the students will know:
• basic rules in reading and writing medical terms;
• rules for making, explaining and using anatomical and clinical terms;
• how to interpret terminology acquired in anatomy, as well as terms neccessary in scientific and professional work.


On successful completion of this study course the students will be able to:
• read and write the medical terms correctly;
• identify, form, explain, classify and compare medical terms;
• interpret the Latin proverbs, understand their meaning.


On successful completion of the course the students will be able to use anatomical terms in academic, scientific and professional settings.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
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