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  1. Bachelor’s Degree of Health Sciences in Health Sport (RSU)

    Knowledge: Upon completion of the study programme students will have gained general and specialised knowledge and understanding about facts, theory, regularity and technical knowledge corresponding to the profession of a fitness trainer that will enable: - to define concepts related to the health of people, healthy lifestyle and health sports, as well as to name the main factors that influence the health of people; - to characterise the morphological, anatomically physiological and functional peculiarities of various age groups (children, teenagers, youth, elderly people) and to describe methods for determining and evaluating physical development of a human; - to substantiate the importance of physical exercises in strengthening health and disease prevention and to characterise the specific features of physical activities for people of various age groups (children, teenagers, youth and seniors); - to characterise the essence of first aid methods and to describe the application possibilities thereof in various emergency situations; - to substantiate the selection of didactic methods in various sports classes and to characterise peculiarities of the sports pedagogy, regularities in teaching movements and types of classes applicable in health sports; - to name most frequent disease risk factors, possibilities for the reduction of the possible risk factors, preferable physical activities in disease prevention; - to substantiate the principles of load planning depending on functional abilities and health pro ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  2. Degree of a Dentist (RSU)

    The aim of the study programme "Dentistry" is to train qualified dentists possessing knowledge and practical skills for practical work in general dentistry - treat patients with diseases of oral cavity and dental diseases and execute practical and educational activities for the prevention of the above mentioned diseases. After successful completion of the programme graduates will have acquired up-to-date knowledge in the professional field and ability to apply current scientific findings in clinical practice; - will be acquainted with the principles of morality and ethics and apply them in the treatment of patients; - will be able to apply knowledge in biomedical and clinical sciences with an aim to assess normal and diagnose pathological conditions of soft and hard tissues of oral cavity; - will be able to assess social, cultural and environmental factors contributing to the maintaining of healthy condition or the development of the diseases and educate patients about aetiology and prevention of dental diseases; - will be able to successfully communicate with patients, their family members and healthcare professionals. ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  3. Health Sciences Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy (LU)

    To study basics of life sciences necessary for mastering the content of pharmacy studies; - to acquire adequate knowledge of medicines and substances used in pharmaceutical industry, regulatory requirements associated with the practice of pharmacy and pharmaceutical research; - to master skills of applying theoretical knowledge and research methods to provide pharmaceutical care; - to work out and defend the Bachelor thesis for the total amount of 10 credit points. The Bachelor thesis is a research work in the area of pharmacy or a related subject encompassing results of individual research of a student, analysis of results and drawing conclusions. The programme aims to provide theoretical knowledge and application of a set of basic and pharmaceutical science techniques appropriate at the level of bachelor degree and to equip the students with the necessary skills to continue their pharmacy education for the master degree programme. The tasks of the programme are the following: - to provide adequate knowledge of medicines and medicinal substances used in pharmaceutical manufacturing, of good manufacturing practice, and of synthetic and natural substances; - to provide adequate knowledge of pharmaceutical technologies and physical, chemical, biological, and microbiological properties of drugs, as well as of drug quality control techniques; - to develop independent research skills in students, with the emphasis on science-based approach to the health care system, principles and means of provision of pharma ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  4. Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Nutritionist (RSU)

    Expected outcomes: After the completion of the study programme, the graduate will be able to: - apply the acquired knowledge about food and nutrient components, their chemical structure, changes during processing and storage thereof, and quantitative volume determination methods thereof in order to provide consultations about nutrition issues both to larger groups of the society and separate individuals; - analytically describe and participate in a reasoned discussion about substance change and the molecular bases of its regulation, contemporary genetic achievements and application of biochemistry in the field of nutrition studies; - find effective solutions for the treatment of patients, using the knowledge about scientifically substantiated basic principles of medical content, applicable methods and means of medical treatment in the cases of severe and chronic diseases; - ensure an efficient communication possibility using various media for the purpose of informing the society about healthy nutrition habits; - demonstrate knowledge about the most important notions, basic principles, regularities and achievements in the field of nutrition studies by conducting scientific research works and/or discussing them with specialists with expertise in the field of nutrition studies; and - creatively work in fields related to nutrition, successfully communicate both with colleagues and clients, take decisions and solve problems by observing the norms of professional ethics. Competences:1. Basic knowledge of: 1.1 ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  5. Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Technical Orthopaedist (RSU)

    Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will possess: - knowledge and professional skills corresponding to the qualification of technical orthopaedist enabling them to creatively carry out patients/clients examination, assessment, treatment, advising and preventive work by applying the technical orthopaedic technologies, and are focused on promotion, improvement, rehabilitation and retention of the functional abilities both for individuals or groups of patients representing various age groups; - knowledge about research methodology enabling them to participate in research and related projects and carry out the assessment of their own professional work; - ability to show initiative, make decisions, take responsibility for their implementation and outcomes, critically assessing and, if necessary, making changes in the own operations; - ability to creatively deal with the problems in complex and unpredictable situations, work with patient/client and make organisational arrangements within the framework of professional activities; - ability to organise own and subordinates' professional development in the field of life-long learning and integrate new knowledge and skills in professional work; - bility to work individually, in team or be a team leader by demonstrating good communication skills with patients/clients, their relatives and colleagues by comprehending and following ethical standards; - skills to engage in business. ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  6. Professional Bachelor's Degree in Health Care, Operating Nurse (LU)

    To acquire theory of nursing, which ensures proper understanding of nurse's practice; - to complement theoretical and clinical knowledge of nurses in the area of patients' care; - to master basics of patients' care management and organisation in line with principles of ethics and jurisdication; - to study courses of psychology and pedagogy necessary for educational work of patients and nurses; - to carry out an independent study (12 credit points) in the selected speciality and present the results in a Bachelor's thesis;- to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in the specialty – ambulatory care nurse: providing outpatient care and home care and health promotion (26 credit points); - to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in the specialty – anaesthesia, intensive care and emergency nurse: providing care for anaesthesiology, intensive therapy, emergency care (26 credit points); - to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in the specialty – children’s care nurse: all ages of child care in the health disorders and child health promotion (26 credit points); - to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in the specialty – operating nurse: preparation for surgery patients and providing care during surgery, operating room, instruments, equipment and material for preparation of operations, instrumentation of operation (26 credit points); - to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in the specialty – internal c ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  7. Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Nurse: Internal Medicine Nurse (RSU)

    - demonstrate basic and specialised knowledge required for the professional of a nurse and critical understanding of this knowledge; - demonstrate understanding about main concepts and regularities in the field of nursing; - carry out professional or research work in the field of nursing by applying theoretical knowledge and skills; - make decisions and solve problems in the field of nursing; - comprehend professional ethics, evaluate the impact of their professional work on environment and society; - formulate and analytically describe information, problems and solutions in the professional work of a nurse, explain them and participate in grounded discussions with both professionals and non-professionals; - demonstrate scientific approach in problem solving in the professional work of a nurse; - in cooperation with internist, cardiologist, endocrinologist, gastroenterologist, nephrologist, pneumonologist, rheumatologist and infectologist perform care of patients of various age groups with the following diseases: infectious, non-infectious, toxic, neoplastic, allergic, immunologic, metabolic, degenerative genesis, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, kidney and urinary tract, muscosceletal, diseases of organs of internal secretion, diseases of lymphoid and haematopoietic tissues; - educate patients, their family and society about issues related to health recovery and maintenance; - provide emergency medical services; - ensure the obtaining of prescribed medication; - carry out diagnostic and thera ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  8. Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Nurse: Operating Theatre Nurse (RSU)

    - demonstrate basic and specialised knowledge required for the professional of a nurse and critical understanding of this knowledge; - demonstrate understanding about main concepts and regularities in the field of nursing; - carry out professional or research work in the field of nursing by applying theoretical knowledge and skills; - make decisions and solve problems in the field of nursing; - comprehend professional ethics, evaluate the impact of their professional work on environment and society; - formulate and analytically describe information, problems and solutions in the professional work of a nurse, explain them and participate in grounded discussions with both professionals and non-professionals; - demonstrate scientific approach in problem solving in the professional work of nurse; - prepare patient, operation room, instruments, equipment and materials for execution of surgical operation (in cooperation with surgeon), carry out surgical instrumentation; - ensure management and organisation of the work at the operating room. ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  9. Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Nurse: Surgical Nurse (RSU)

    - demonstrate basic and specialised knowledge required for the professional of a nurse and critical understanding of this knowledge; - demonstrate understanding about main concepts and regularities in the field of nursing; - carry out professional or research work in the field of nursing by applying theoretical knowledge and skills; - make decisions and solve problems in the field of nursing; - comprehend professional ethics, evaluate the impact of their professional work on environment and society; - formulate and analytically describe information, problems and solutions in the professional work of a nurse, explain them and participate in grounded discussions with both professionals and non-professionals; - demonstrate scientific approach in problem solving in the professional work of a nurse; - carry out care of patients representing various age groups during preoperative and postoperative in cooperation with surgeon; - ensure patient care in cases of acute and chronic pain; - ensure patient care in cases of musculoskeletal traumas and diseases; - ensure wound care and dressing; - ensure the provision of first medical aid; - ensure the obtaining of prescribed medication; - execute prescribed diagnostic and treatment procedures for patients during preoperative and postoperative period and for patients with acute and chronic surgical diseases; - educate patients and their family members, as well as team of patient care about peculiarities of surgical care. ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  10. Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Public Health Specialist (RSU)

    Knowledge: Upon successful completion of the programme graduates are be able to demonstrate knowledge about public health as multiprofile field by acquiring basic and specialised knowledge related to the fields of public health, demonstrate understanding about theoretical framework and methodology in the fields of public health, different dimensions of diseases and multifactorial character of diseases at both individual and public level; - comprehend directions of activities carried out in the field of public health and their objectives; - comprehend functions and objectives of public health specialists in the context of health and social care; - have acquired basics of research work and realise the importance of application of evidence-based approach in public health. Practical skills: Upon successful completion of the programme graduates are able to evaluate the situation in public health, identify risk factors and apply analytical analysis to describe them; - draft and develop actions plans aimed at prevention of various public health related problems; - participate in management of the work of public health service organisations and execute their daily functions; - during study placement, have acquired skills required for the obtaining of the qualification of public health specialist and skills in biology, ecology, environmental health, epidemiological safety, supervision of handling of food, health promotion, occupational safety and are able to apply them in professional work. Competences: Within ...

    Awarding body- Rīga Stradiņš University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia

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