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Qualification: Anaesthesiologist, Reanimatologist (RSU)

Anaesthesiologist, Reanimatologist (RSU)

Qualification Information

Professional continuing education (residency) aims at ensuring the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for certification in the speciality in compliance with the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.
The planned outcomes are defined according to Cycle Descriptors in Latvian NQF, i.e., relevant to the 7th level of EQF.

Knowledge and skills:
Upon successful completion of the programme;
- graduates will be able to demonstrate deep and wide knowledge and comprehension of medical theory and knowledge in particular medical speciality meeting the requirements of the particular speciality and being able to apply creative thinking during clinical placement and to a certain extent research and demonstrate interdisciplinary competence.

Ability to apply knowledge:
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to independently apply problem-solving skills in solving of medical problems for the execution of professional functions of highly qualified specialist in prevention of diseases, diagnostics, treatment, health care.
Graduates will be able to execute practical manipulations, work in the health care organisation, education and research.

Analysis, synthesis, assessment:
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to perform the following actions:
- independently formulate and critically analyse difficult clinical medicine problems, critically evaluate researches carried out in the field of medical science, execute the necessary additional analysis, if necessary, justify decisions;
- integrate the knowledge of different medical fields, summarise the experience, contribute to the formation of new knowledge and development of the research or professional work methodology;
- demonstrate the understanding and ethical responsibility about the outcomes of professional work, possible impact of clinical or scientific research on patient and society in general.

Upon successful completion of the programme;
- graduates will be able to deliver reasoned opinion and discuss about complex or systemic aspects of particular medical speciality and medical science aspects with both specialists and non-specialists, patients, society a.o. and to maintain collegiate relations and work in team.

General skills:
Upon successful completion of the programme;
- graduates will be able to independently plan and organise the development of own professional competences;
- take responsibility for the results of the teamwork and their analysis, engage in business and innovations in particular speciality;
- provide emergency medical service, carry out duties, further education or research subjected to unpredictable and difficult circumstances and, if necessary, apply new approach to overcome them.

Reference Data

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Awarding body: 

- Rīga Stradiņš University

Awarding body contact info: 

Tālr.: 67409230
Fakss: 67471815
E-pasts: RSU@rsu.lv

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Relationship type: 

Doctor anesthetist and resuscitation (2212 05)

Access requirements: 

Higher education qualification of LQF level 6 (bachelor, professional bachelor or professional higher education qualification) in the same or compatible branch of science or professional field of higher education, as well as a certain professional experience laid down by higher education institution

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)