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Linards Rēdmanis

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:5.00
Study Course Accepted:07.01.2020
Study Course Information
Course Code:KK_005LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:MedicineTarget Audience:Medicine
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Linards Rēdmanis
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Surgery
The Head of Structural Unit:Jānis Gardovskis
Contacts:Rīga, Pilsoņu iela 13, VSIA P.Stradiņa KUS, 24.korpuss, kkatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67069745
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)6Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures12
Classes (number)7Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes28
Total Contact Hours40
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the corresponding anatomic region, basics of propaedeutics.
Students will acquire knowledge of urologic diseases, their aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnostics, principles of treatment and prevention.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Symptoms and syndromes of urologic diseases. History of urology. Methods of investigations in urology.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Urological diseases and infection of urinary tract.Lectures1.00auditorium
3Acute urological conditions and diseases. Trauma of urine tract.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Urolythiasis. Aethiology, pathogenesis, methods and principles of investigation, treatment.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Benign prostate hyperplasia. Medical and surgical treatment. Minimally invasive treatment. Prevalence, pathogenesis. Methods and principles of investigation. Prostate cancer.Lectures1.00auditorium
6Malign tumours of kidney, urinary bladder, testis and penis.Lectures1.00auditorium
7Symptoms and syndroms of disorders of urinary tract. Physiology and pathology of urinary tract. Obstruction of urinary tract, functional changes. TURP syndrome. Acute and chronic renal failure. Diagnostic urology – diagnostic radiology, radioisotope diagnostic, endoscopy, ultrasonography. Indications and cotraindications. Urological emergencies. Trauma of the urinary tract. Renal colic. Acute urinary retention. Priapism. Paraphimosis. Hematuria.Classes1.00clinical base
8Infections of the urinary tract. Acute secundary pyelonephritis. Forms of the pyelonephritis. Specific infection diseases of the urinary tract, tbc. Cystitis, orchitis, prostatitis.Classes1.00clinical base
9Functional urology. Urine incontinence, overactive blader. Diagnostics and treatment.Classes1.00clinical base
10Renal, bladder and penis malignant tumours. Promotion factors, symptoms. Classification. Radical and palliative treatment methods.Classes1.00clinical base
11Urolithiasis. Etiology, symptoms, classification, theories of stone formation. Diagnostic techniques. Elimination of complications.Classes1.00clinical base
12Benign diseases of prostate – benign prostatic hyperplasy. Symptoms, pathogenesic theories, diagnostic methods. Principles of treatment. Conservative and surgical treatment.Classes1.00clinical base
13Malignant diseases of prostate – prostate cancer. Symptoms, pathogenesic theories, diagnostic methods. Principles of treatment. Conservative and surgical treatment.Classes1.00clinical base
Unaided Work:
Preparing of a presentation on diagnostics and treatment options for an urologic pathology.
Assessment Criteria:
Presentation: each student gives a presentation demonstrating their understanding of the urologic pathology, diagnostics and treatment options. Test: control of theoretical knowledge during practical classes of the material learned, discussion of case reports of patients by which the students’ knowledge of aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnostics, treatment principles and prophylaxis of surgical and urologic diseases is tested.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Test (Semester)
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to: • list and describe urologic diseases, their aetiology and pathogenesis; • explain diagnostics, principles of treatment and prevention of urologic diseases; • describe up-to-date methods of clinical, laboratory and instrumental investigation; • discuss surgical treatment methods and their indications.
Skills:On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to: • collect complaints and anamnesis of urologic patients; • perform examination of a patient with a urologic disease using palpation, percussion and auscultation; • do urinary catheterisation on male and female (on moulage); • do rectal examination (on moulage).
Competencies:On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to: • analyse the data acquired during the urologic patient examination; • prepare necessary laboratory and instrumental investigation plan for the patient; • interpret the data acquired by laboratory and instrumental investigation methods; • formulate and justify a full clinical diagnosis; • define indications for surgical and conservative treatment.
Clinical Skills:
1Indwelling catheterisation for maleB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
2Indwelling female catheterisationB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
3Rectal examination / prostate palpationB1 - Pre-clinical (training equipment)
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