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Work experience

2015 - Present

Acting Assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Nursing and Midwifery

1996 - Present

Senior nurse

Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Centre, acute men’s division

2011 - 2015


Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Nursing

1993 - 1996


Riga Neuropsychiatric Hospital, acute men’s division

1989 - 1994

Medical assistant

Riga Motor factory "Sarkanā zvaigzne", first-aid post

1984 - 1992

Medical assistant

Riga Ambulance Station, Emergency Unit

Education and training

2006 - 2008

Master’s Degree in Health Care

Rīga Stradiņš University

2002 - 2005

Bachelor program; obtained qualification – Nursing Degree

Rīga Stradiņš University

1981 - 1984

Qualification obtained – Medical Assistant

Rīga Medical School No. 4

1978 - 1981

Rīga Secondary school No. 77

1970 - 1978

Rīga eight-year school No. 15


Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

2016.03.05.Further education seminar "Communication skills and therapeutic relationship in the mental healthcare from the nursing practice";

2015.26.11.Conference "Actualities from the nursing practice in the mental healthcare";

2015.07.05.Scientifically practical conference "Excellent education– contemporary practice";

2014.04.12.Conference "Actualities from the nursing practice in the mental healthcare";

2014.30.05.RSU "Conference of 20th anniversary of the Nursing Faculty";

2014.27.05.Mental Healthcare Nursing Association conference;

2014.08.04.Further education event "Symptoms and syndromes of mental disorders, the planning of the nursing healthcare";

2013.03.04.Further education event "Healthcare peculiarities for the patients with schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders";

2013.23.05.Conference "Mental health – the aspects of the patients' healthcare and rehabilitation";

2012.29.11.Conference "Actualities in the Narcology";

2012.31.10.Courses "Emergency assistance for the restoration of the vital functions"

2012.12.10.Conference "Depression- differential views, unitary solutions";

2012.24.08. Conference "Healthcare tendencies of the person with the mental disorders";

2012.23.05.Mental Healthcare Nursing association conference;

2011.08.12.Seminar "Side effects of the Psychopharmacotherapy in the mental healthcare of the patients";

2011.24.11.Mental Healthcare Nursing association conference;

2011.12.05.Conference "Mental healthcare of the children";

2012.18.02.Recertification in the specialty of the Psychiatric nurse;

2012.18.02.Additional experience obtained in the Bayreuth Psychiatric Clinic in Germany;

2003.10. - 2003.11.Recertification in the specialty of the Psychiatric nurse;

2002.18.02.Additional experience obtained in the Augustenborg

1999.10. - 1999.11.Psychiatric Clinic in Denmark;

1997.18.02.Certification in the specialty of the Psychiatric nurse;

1994.04. - 1994.06.Specialization courses for the medical nurses working at the psychiatric institutions.

Supervised study course

Mental Health Nursing Practice

Mental Health Nursing Specialization Module

Lectured study course

Neurology and Patient Care

Psychiatry and Mental Health Care

Psychiatry and Patient Care

Supervised and reviewed student research papers


qualification papers: 2

bachelor`s: 15


qualification papers: 11

bachelor`s: 22



Maruta Hoferte
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Anita Kokarēviča
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