Short-cycle professional higher education study programme TREATMENT (41721), qualification Emergency medicine physician assistant

    • Qualification: Emergency medicine physician assistant
    • Language: Latvian
    • Previous education: medical practitioner with a vocational secondary or first level (short-cycle) professional higher education diploma and qualification of Physician assistant
    • Duration of studies: 1 year (with qualification 'Physician assistant'); 2 years (with qualification 'Paramedic')
    • Credit points/ECTS: 80/120
    • State-funded places: 25
    • Type of studies: Full-time
    • Study programme accredited until 12.01.2029
    • Degree and qualification obtained: short-cycle level professional higher education diploma and qualification of Emergency medicine physician assistant


“Treatment” study programme admission requirements

Study direction “Health Care” self-assessment report

Study courses

1Study courses
  • Medical Terminology in Foreign Languages (English, Latin)
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Cytology and Genetics
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology and General Pathology
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Hygiene
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Pedagogy and Health Education
  • Entrepreneurship (Economics and Business Basics, Professional Ethics, Accounting and Records Management, Legal Aspects of Physician Assistant’s Work, Project Development Managment)
  • Information Technologies and Statistics
  • Elective Courses (Digital Skills in Health Care, Intercultural Communication, Psychosomatics)
  • Emergency Situations (surgery, traumatology and microsurgery, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, urology, gynaecology and obstetrics)
  • Internal Emergencies (cardiology and pulmonology, electrocardiography, neurology and endocrinology, nephrology and infectious diseases)
  • Paediatric Emergencies
  • Work Organisation in Emergency Operations Centre (Operator’s work and digital skills in EOC, occupational safety and labour law, basics of management and teamwork)
  • Prehospital Emergency Care (Reanimatology and Intensive Care, Toxicology, Emergency Psychiatry and Narcology)
  • Disaster Medicine, Civil Protection and Military Medicine
  • Research
  • Placement
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