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About Study Course

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

Objective

To provide theoretical knowledge on issues regarding sexual and reproductive health and family planning, as well as to develop practical skills in solving problems of sexual and reproductive health and family planning.

Prerequisites

Preliminary knowledge in physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, psychology.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

As a result of completing the study course students gain basic knowledge of concepts, basic principles, legal aspects, problems of sexual and reproductive health, principles of choosing family planning and contraceptive methods, indications, contraindications and usage.

Skills

Upon successful completion of the course, students will know how to:
• provide recommendations regarding sexual and reproductive health issues to individuals of various age and gender;
• provide recommendations regarding family planning and contraceptive methods, by helping to make a choice, according to the individual’s needs;
• educate members of society about issues regarding sexual and reproductive health, as well as family planning and contraception.

Competence

Upon successful completion of the course, student will be able to:
• assess the importance of sexual and reproductive health in individual’s life;
• objectively assess the compatibility of a particular family planning and contraceptive method to a specific individual;
• assess the necessity to promote, preserve and maintain sexual and reproductive health.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Midwifery3Bachelor’sRequiredValentīna Beļavska, Linda Mātere