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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Venta Šidlovska
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Pharmacy
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Pharmacy; Social Pharmacy

Objective

1. To gain knowledge of the most important natural healing factors, their origin, composition, locations.
2. To find out the history of resorts, their role and significance.

Prerequisites

Inorganic and organic chemistry, Plant and animal biology, history of Latvia.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

As a result of the study course acquisition, the student:
1. Will know the processes of healing mineral waters and mud formation in nature, their composition and effects on the human body
2. Will be able to recognize and formulate the types of mineral water and mud exposure and application possibilities
3. Getting acquainted with the history of the formation of resorts, will be able to evaluate their role in the processes of health recovery.

Skills

As a result of the study course acquisition, the student:
1. Will be able to orientate in the range of mineral waters, according to their composition to recommend their use
2. Will be able to evaluate the effect of healing mud on the human body depending on the composition and formation process
3. Will be able to navigate the diversity of resorts and, if necessary, choose the right resort.

Competence

As a result of the study course acquisition, the student will be able to assess the impact of natural healing factors on human health, as well as the role of healing mineral waters and mud in the process of health recovery.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF6Master’sLimited choiceVenta Šidlovska