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Ludmila Gavričenkova

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:2.00
Study Course Accepted:20.08.2018
Study Course Information
Course Code:MK_001LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:4.00ECTS:6.00
Branch of Science:Medicine; AnatomyTarget Audience:Nursing Science
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Ludmila Gavričenkova
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Morphology
The Head of Structural Unit:Māra Pilmane
Contacts:Rīga, Kronvalda bulvāris 9, aaiakatrsu[pnkts]lv, aaiakatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67061551
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)15Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes30
Total Contact Hours40
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)15Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes30
Total Contact Hours40
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
All biology disciplines at secondary school level.
To get comprehensive knowledge about the structure of the human body, organs topography and functions. To create an understanding of the interconnections between the organs systems, that is the basis for the further study of clinical subjects.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
11st semester lectures: 1st lecture - Human anatomy: introduction. Skeleton. Bone as an organ. Classification of the bones. Joints of the bones: continuous and discontinuous joints. 2nd lecture - Skull as a unit. Features of the skull anatomy. Joints between the bones of the skull, topography of the skull. 3rd lecture - The structure of skeletal muscles, classification. Muscles and fasciae of the head, neck, topography.Lectures3.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
21st semester lectures: 4th lecture - Muscles of the trunk, classification, fasciae, topography. Diaphragma. Abdominal wall. Sites of weakness in abdominal wall. 5th lecture - Splanchnology: the introduction. Serous coverings and cavities. Peritoneum. Internal secretion glands.Lectures2.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
31st semester practical classes: 1st class - Bones of trunk: vertebra, sternum, ribs. Joints of the bones of the trunk. Vertebral column and thoracic cage as the units. 2nd class - Bones of the viscerocranium. 3rd class - Bones of the neurocranium. 4th class - Bones and joints of the upper extremity. 5th class - Bones and joints of the pelvic girdle. Pelvic cavity. Bones and joints of the lower extremity.Classes5.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
41st semester practical classes: 6th class - Muscles of the head and neck. Muscles of the thorax, abdomen and back. 7th class - Muscles and fasciae of the upper extremity, topography. 8th class - Muscles of the pelvic girdle. Muscles of the lower limb. Fasciae of the lower limb. Topography of the lower limb. 9th class - Colloquium: bones, joints and skeletal muscles. 10th class - Organs of the digestive system: oral cavity, pharynx, oesophagus.Classes5.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
51st semester practical classes: 11th class - Topogr. of the abdominal organs: stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas, liver, spleen. 12th class - Organs of the respiratory system: nasal cavity, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs. Pleura. Mediastinum. 13th class - Organs of the urinary system: kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra. Male reprod. system: internal and external organs. 14th class - Female reprod. system: internal and external organs. Perineum. 15th class - Colloquium.Classes5.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
62nd semester lectures: 1st lecture - Pulmonary and systemic circulation. Arteries. Aorta, parts. Veins. Systems of upper caval vein and lower caval vein. 2nd lecture - Lymphatic system. 3rd lecture - Introduction in neurology. Characteristic of composition of nervous system. Neural pathways.Lectures3.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
72nd semester lectures: 4th lecture - Ventricles of brain. Meninges of spinal cord and brain. 5th lecture - Autonomic nervous system. Supplyment of organs.Lectures2.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
82nd semester practical classes: 1st class - Heart: composition. Topography of heart. 2nd class - Arteries of head and neck (external and internal carotid artery, subclavian artery). Arteries of upper limb. Thoracic aorta. 3rd class - Abdominal aorta. Pelvic arteries. Arteries of lower limb. 4th class - Veins of head and neck. Veins of upper limb. Veins of thoracic cavity. 5th class - Veins of abdominal and pelvic cavities. Veins of lower limb.Classes5.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
92nd semester practical classes: 6th class - Colloquium: circulatory system. 7th class - Spinal cord. 8th class - Rhombencephalon. Mesencephalon. 9th class - Diencephalon. Composition of hemispheres of brain. 10th class - 1st – 6th cranial nerves.Classes5.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
102nd semester practical classes: 11th class - 7th – 12th cranial nerves. 12th class - Spinal nerves. Cervical plexus and brachial plexus. Intercostal nerves. 13th class - Spinal nerves. Lumbar plexus and sacral plexus. Supplyment of organs. 14th class - The eye. The ear. 15th class - Colloquium: nervous system.Classes5.00Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology
Unaided Work:
Work with educational literature, visual aids, study materials, e-study environment, anatomical Web resources.
Assessment Criteria:
Attendance in the lectures and practical classes and active participation in the study process. Successfully passed all Colloquia. Type of examination: at the end of the 1st semester - semester test (i); at the end of the 2nd second semester - exam (E).
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Written)
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:As a result of the study course, the student will know and will be able to describe the systems of the human body organs, will be able to describe their structure, position, will be able to outline the main regularities of the functions, explain the supplyment, lymphatic drainage and innervation of the organs; will be able to determine part of the anatomy terms in Latin.
Skills:Student will recognize and demonstrate skeletal bones, joints, muscle groups, organs, blood vessels and nerves, and other anatomical structures on the study aids used in anatomy studies; will be able to work with special literature.
Competencies:Is able to independently formulate and critically analyze complex problems, justify decisions and, if necessary, carry out additional analysis; is able to select, analyze the necessary information and use it in the corresponding profession; able to work with colleagues, specialists and solve problems, make decisions; is able to show the place of the relevant professional field in the society and participate in its development.
1Anatomijas studiju nodaļas metodiskā rekomendācija „Cilvēka anatomija”. Rīga, RSU, 2009, 67 lpp.
2Mācību materiāli e-studijās.
3Pilmane M., Pļaviņa L., Kavak V. Embryology and Anatomy for Health Sciences. Rīga: Rīga Stradiņš University, 2016, 511 p.
1Kamita E. Anatomija. I [1.] daļa, Skelets un muskuļi: mācību līdzeklis bioloģijas, pedagoģijas, optometrijas, farmācijas un citās nemedicīnas studiju programmās. Piektais izdevums, Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2017, 127 lpp.
2Kamita E., Anatomija. II [2.] daļa, Asinsrites sistēma, iekšējie orgāni, nervu sistēmas, sensoriskā sistēma. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2010, 244 lpp.
3Gilroy A. M., MacPherson B. R., Schuenke M., Schulte E., Schumacher U. Atlas of Anatomy, 3rd edition, Thieme, 2016, 760 p.
4Netter F. H. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 7th Revised edition, Elsevier - Health Sciences Division, 2018, 672 p.
1Anatomijas Web resursi
2All lectures and lab notes/handouts, WEB links, anatomical licensed programs, CD and DVD