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Līga Henke

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:2.00
Study Course Accepted:18.02.2019
Study Course Information
Course Code:FLK_026LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:MedicineTarget Audience:Rehabilitation
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Līga Henke
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Pharmacology
The Head of Structural Unit:Santa Purviņa
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)Lecture Length (academic hours)Total Contact Hours of Lectures0
Classes (number)8Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes32
Total Contact Hours32
Part-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)Lecture Length (academic hours)Total Contact Hours of Lectures
Classes (number)8Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes32
Total Contact Hours32
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Elementary knowledge in the anatomy, physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, as well as in symptoms of the diseases
To provide students with basic knowledge in general and special pharmacology
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction. General pharmacology (GPh)Classes1.00auditorium
2Autonomic pharmacology. Cholinergic agentsClasses1.00auditorium
3Autonomic pharmacology. Adrenergic agentsClasses1.00auditorium
4Afferent pathway pharmacologyClasses1.00auditorium
5Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System 1Classes1.00auditorium
6Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System 2Classes1.00auditorium
7Pharmacology of Metabolism 1Classes1.00auditorium
8Pharmacology of Metabolism 2Classes1.00auditorium
9Pharmacology of agents affecting cardiovascular systemClasses1.00auditorium
10Pharmacology of Respiratory SystemClasses1.00auditorium
11Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal SystemClasses1.00auditorium
12Antimicrobial and anti-parasitic pharmacologyClasses1.00auditorium
Unaided Work:
Individual work with – acquisition of general and special pharmacology, as well as evaluation of particular drug pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetic.
Assessment Criteria:
final test (multiple choice questions)
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Written)
Final Examination (Part-Time):Exam (Written)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:As a result the students should know basic information about pharmacology and prescription
Skills:Interpret professional information about pharmacological agents. Describe mechanisms of action and indications of the drugs. Classify the major drug groups. Identify the specimens of major drug groups.
Competencies:Evaluate the role of pharmacotherapy in the organization of health-care. Generalize the corresponding risks and benefits of pharmacotherapy.
1Indulis Purviņš, Santa Purviņa. Praktiskā farmakoloģija. 4. Izdevums, ZIC, 2011
2Receptūra un farmakoloģija. Mācību līdzeklis profesora I.Purviņa redakcijā – Rīga, RSU, 2008 – 168 lpp.
3Lekciju materiāls RSU E-studijas