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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Eva Cela
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Nursing Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Health Care


Course objective: 1st year students practice time to refine and strengthen the theoretical knowledge and practical skills, including basic needs of patients and consumers, in accordance with the principles of professional ethics, professional standards in nursing and the first academic year program.


Prerequisites: anatomy, physiology and pathological physiology, pharmacology, medical ethics, clinical care basics, introduction of infection control, first aid.

Learning outcomes


Healthy and sick client / patient basic assurance and assessment; aseptic and antiseptics importance and their application in practice; the patient's self-care deficit levels ensuring the patient's physiological needs.


Practical skills that are necessary for the patient's physiological basic needs, including: NI prevention, comfort and security, all kinds of hygiene procedures, the patient's bed-making, patient feeding, the patient's excreta collection and disinfection measures, patient transport bed, space and the environment, consistent with safety and ergonomics the basic principles.


The ability to use and evaluate appropriate clinical procedures, medical devices and other activities, to ensure optimum patient care.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Midwifery3Bachelor’sRequiredLaila Laganovska, Jūlija Mališauskiene, Signe Irša, Intra Kļaviņa, Laura Zommere, Elīna Tipuka, Sanita Zemīte, Iveta Paņina, Ilze Lude, Natālija Degtjarjova, Antra Kupriša, Ingrīda Rieba, Viktorija Japiņa, Ilona Pavlova, Inta Kaupiņa, Ilona Slavinska, Ilze Ansule
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Nursing Studies2Bachelor’sRequiredEva Cela
Nursing2Bachelor’sRequiredLilija Antoņēviča, Jūlija Vahtina
Midwifery2Bachelor’sRequiredLaila Laganovska