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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Jūlija Voicehovska
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Medicine
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Clinical Medicine; Internal Medicine


To additionally learn differential diagnostics of internal diseases.


Knowledge in main pathology of the internal diseases, its pathogenesis, diagnostics, treatment and prophylaxis principles.

Learning outcomes


After completing the course the student will have an understanding of echocardiography, will know how to assess the clinical picture of the blood and the results of the most common biochemical tests, and will have additional knowledge on differential diagnosis in pulmonary, cardiac, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and joint diseases.


The skills gained during the course allow the interpretation of clinical and biochemical blood, urine analysis, coagulation rates, specific clinical situation and linking it to a common examination process; to be familiar with the protocols, indicators and interpretation of the result; to recognize the syndromes mentioned in the programme and to understand what nosologies have such problems, to differentiate them.


The competences gained during the course allow student to put the priorities for action and to structure the terms of reference so that the execution is possible in the shortest time, by rational use of available resources, to improve the patient's health condition.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMF11Master’sLimited choiceIlze Konrāde, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Aivars Pētersons, Madara Tirzīte, Juris Pokrotnieks, Kārlis Rācenis, Irēna Kurcalte, Anna Mihailova, Artjoms Kaļiņins
Medicine, MF11Master’sLimited choiceIlze Konrāde, Aldis Strēlnieks, Viktorija Kuzema, Madara Tirzīte, Juris Pokrotnieks, Harijs Čerņevskis, Irēna Kurcalte, Anna Mihailova, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Iveta Kudaba, Artjoms Kaļiņins
Planning period:Year 2024, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMFz11Master’sLimited choice