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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Gunta Sumeraga
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Medicine
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Otorhinolaryngology

Objective

Acquisition of in-depth knowledge and practical skills based on a science-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose and throat diseases. Mastering of differential diagnosis based on the interpretation of various ear, nose and throat symptoms.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of otorhinolaryngology, pharmacology, immunology, radiology, anatomy, physiology, morphology, pathology, oncology.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students acquire in-depth knowledge of otorhinolaryngology, differential diagnosis of different ENT symptoms and syndromes; they comprehend the relation between systemic diseases and their manifestations in upper airways, hearing and balance system.

Skills

Students perform thorough examination of the patient with otorhinolaryngology symptoms, interpret the symptoms and describe the role of those symptoms in diagnosis of the disease. They draw up a treatment plan. Students are able to decide on the surgical and/or conservative treatment.

Competence

Recognise different symptoms and evaluate their role in establishing diagnosis and differential diagnosis. Assess the manifestation of systemic diseases in the upper airways, hearing and balance systems. Develop and implement the examination and treatment plan for patients with different ENT diseases.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2018, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine7Master’sLimited choiceKristaps Dambergs, Ilze Dobele, Ligija Ķīse, Diāna Raumane, Jānis Sokolovs, Gunta Sumeraga
Medicine8Master’sLimited choiceJegors Safronovs, Kristīne Broka, Jānis Sokolovs, Ligija Ķīse, Nadežda Starinska, Dins Sumerags, Gints Tomiņš, Diāna Raumane
Medicine8Master’sLimited choiceKristaps DambergsIlze Dobele, Romāns Dzalbs, Ligija Ķīse, Andrejs Lifšics, Diāna Raumane, Jānis Sokolovs, Gunta Sumeraga,
Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine7Master’sLimited choice
Medicine7Master’sLimited choiceKristaps Dambergs, Ligija Ķīse, Gunta Sumeraga
Medicine8Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2019, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine8Master’sLimited choice
Medicine8Master’sLimited choiceRomāns Dzalbs, Linda MuldereGunta Sumeraga,
Medicine7Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine7Master’sLimited choice
Medicine7Master’sLimited choiceGunta Sumeraga, Romāns Dzalbs, Rūdolfs Jānis Vīksne, Alise Adoviča, Kristaps Dambergs, Ligija Ķīse
Medicine8Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine8Master’sLimited choice
Medicine8Master’sLimited choiceRenāta Klagiša, Renārs Deksnis, Romāns Dzalbs, Rūdolfs Jānis Vīksne
Medicine7Master’sLimited choiceRenāta Klagiša, Kristina Karganova, Renārs Deksnis, Kristaps Dambergs, Gunta Sumeraga, Rūdolfs Jānis Vīksne
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine7Master’sLimited choice
Medicine8Master’sLimited choiceKristaps Dambergs, Kristina Karganova, Renāta Klagiša, Renārs Deksnis, Rūdolfs Jānis Vīksne, Gunta Sumeraga
Medicine7Master’sLimited choiceRomāns Dzalbs, Renāta Klagiša, Renārs Deksnis, Rūdolfs Jānis Vīksne, Kristaps Dambergs, Gunta Sumeraga
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine8Master’sLimited choice
Medicine7Master’sLimited choice
Medicine8Master’sLimited choice