Term Paper in Public Health (SVUEK_117)
To introduce students with basic principles of scientific methodology and the use of principles in the research of public health problems; to introduce with the organization, execution and evaluation stages of scientific work; to read, select and structure scientific literature and prepare literature review about specific topic in the area of public health and healthcare; to develop and promote evidence-based, systematic and analytical thinking process for problem-solving in the area of public health and healthcare.
Public Health and Epidemiology, Introduction to Psychology and Sociology, Introduction to Evidence-Based Care.
Describe the stages of research work; differentiate between scientific publications and popular sources of information; recognize sources of information that are based on the principles of scientific methodology; know the databases for the searching of scientific publications; describe information according to selected research question and technical requirements.
Will be able to propose and define the aim and the tasks of research project according to research question; to select scientific literature according to research question; to integrate information from different data sources into specific literature review about selected research problem.
Will be able to independently formulate research question; to obtain, select and analyze information of public health research according to principles of scientific methodology.
Study course planning
|Study programme||Study semester||Program level||Study course category||Lecturers||Schedule|
|Nursing, ĀSNMZF||4||Bachelor’s||Required||Toms Pulmanis, Inga Znotiņa, Inese Gobiņa, Inese Stars, Mirdza Kursīte, Lauma Spriņģe|
|Nursing Studies, MZF||4||Bachelor’s||Required||Toms Pulmanis, Daiga Spila, Lauma Spriņģe, Una Kojalo, Inese Gobiņa, Mirdza Kursīte, Kristīne Ozoliņa, Laura Isajeva, Solvita Kļaviņa-Makrecka, Inese Stars|
|Midwifery, MZFVb||6||Bachelor’s||Required||Toms Pulmanis, Daiga Spila, Lauma Spriņģe, Una Kojalo, Inese Gobiņa, Mirdza Kursīte, Solvita Kļaviņa-Makrecka, Laura Isajeva, Kristīne Ozoliņa, Inese Stars|