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About Study Course

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


Obtaining knowledge about surgical diseases, their etiology, clinical picture, diagnostics and treatment options.


Normal anatomy, physiology and pathology of the human.

Learning outcomes


On completion of the study course the student will acquire knowledge about etiology, pathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnostics, treatment principles and prevention of surgical pathology in the context of patient care.


On successful completion of the study course students will be able to collect anamnesis; perform physical examination of the abdomen and thyroid using palpation, percussion and auscultation.


On completion of the study course, students should be able to:
• analyse date acquired during examination of the patient;
• analyse current surgical issue, interpret laboratory and radiological, endoscopic investigation data;
• formulate full clinical diagnosis;
• determine indications for conservative and operative treatment.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Nursing Studies, MZF3Bachelor’sRequired