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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


1st year students refine and strengthen the theoretical knowledge and practical skills, including basic needs of patients and clients, in accordance with the principles of professional ethics, professional standards in nursing and the first academic year program.


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

Learning outcomes


Assurance and assessment of a healthy and sick client/patient basic needs; importance of aseptic and antiseptics 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 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Nursing Studies, MZF2Bachelor’sRequiredEva Cela, Aelita Vagale, Lilija Antoņēviča
Nursing, ĀSNMZF2Bachelor’sRequiredEva Cela
Midwifery, MZFVb2Bachelor’sRequiredLaila Laganovska, Ilze Ansule