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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor:Ingus Skadiņš
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Pharmacy
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Microbiology and Virology

Objective

To acquire knowledge about microorganism, fungus and virus distribution, classification principles, morphology, properties, cultivation and identification methods.

Prerequisites

Biology, Anatomy, Histology, Biochemistry.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

On study course completion students can characterise microorganisms, describe their distribution in environment, explain their virulence factors and their role in development of the disease.

Skills

On study course completion students will be able to:
• examine medication forms;
• use sterilization and disinfection methods in pharmacy medication production;
• analyze etiology of disease, sources of infection, transmission pathways, pathogenesis, epidemiologic danger and prevention.

Competence

Students will be able to understand the role of bacterial and virus virulence factors in etiology of disease and their interaction with host organism by combining their practical knowledge and theoretical skills.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF2Master’sRequiredLaima Mukāne, Ingus Skadiņš
Pharmacy, ĀSNFF2Master’sRequiredIngus Skadiņš
Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF3Master’sRequired