Scientific research

Linda Alondere: 

  • Contact information: linda.alondere@rmkoledza.lv
  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Patient evaluation; Care process
  • Biography summary: Professional Nursing degree at Riga University 5th Medical School,
  • bachelor’s degree in health care as well as two master’s degrees in pedagogy and nursing.
  • Currently, LU RMC Assistant Professor, as well as Head of Nursing Department of Riga Medical College of the University of Latvia.

       Scientific interests:

  • Incomplete patient care.
  • Quality assessment of the care received,
  • Readiness of young people to pursue a health care profession
  • Young people on their way of life, their self-assessment of life quality and the affecting factors.
  • Micro and macro environment, health condition of students, its dynamics and effect on the study outcomes.
  • Youth motivation in acquiring a profession
  • Research into study organization and documentation

Astra Bukulīte:

Contact information: astra.bukulite@rmkoledza.lv

  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Health care organization and management
  • Biography summary: Doctor’s degree from Riga Medical Institute, Master’s Degree in Education at the University of Latvia. Director of LU RMC.

        Scientific interests:

  • Incomplete patient care.
  • Work of a health care team.
  • Education of nurses and physician assistants; in order to provide simulations, achieve quality and results, and competencies.

Una Caune:

  • Contact information: unacaune@gmail.com
  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Study subjects: Infectious diseases; Infectious diseases and STDs; Emergency aid for various infections.
  • Biography Summary: Obtained medical qualification degree at Latvian Medical Academy, specialization in infectology at Riga Stradins University. Obtained family medicine specialist qualification at the University of Latvia.

         Scientific interests:

  • Prevention of infectious diseases: novelties in the world and in Latvia.

Lienīte Dāboliņa:

  • Contact information: dr.lieniite@inbox.lv
  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Study subjects: Paediatrics; Child-specific propaedeutics.
  • Biography Summary: Obtained medical qualification degree at the Latvian Academy of Medicine, Paediatric Faculty.

         Scientific interests:

  • Infections and various conditions of the new-borns.

Guna Gerķe:

  • Contact information: guna.gerke@riga.lv
  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Study subjects: Geriatrics
  • Biography Summary: Obtained bachelor’s degree in health sciences, as well as a master’s degree in Educational pedagogy.

           Scientific interests:

  • Peculiarities of geriatric patient care and provision of basic psycho-emotional needs
  • Principles of quality assurance in education of nurses and doctor assistants

Anda Kauliņa:

Contact information: andakaulina@inbox.lv

  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Communication psychology in health care and basics of sociology; Developmental psychology
  • Biography Summary: Obtained Master’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Latvia, Doctor’s degree in Pedagogy at Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy.

         Scientific interests:

  • Communication between medical staff and patients,
  • Stress factor research of health care workers and intervention for emotional burnout.

Rita Konstante:

Contact information: rita.konstante@gmail.com

  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Public health and patient safety; Nursing, General and Professional Ethics.
  • Biography Summary: Obtained Master’s Degree in Public Health, as well as defended Doctoral Thesis in Health Care sub-sector at the University of Latvia.

          Scientific interests:

  • Provision and organization of health care services, its impact on the frequency of hospitalization for patients of different age groups.
  • Infrastructure improvement provision

Jeļena Kuzņecova:

Contact information: jelena.kuznecova@rmkoledza.lv

  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Study subjects: Patient care in general and special surgery; Clinical procedures; Care process.
  • Biography Summary: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Master’s Degree in Health Sciences at Riga Stradins University.

         Scientific interests:

  • Development of the learning process in a clinical setting.
  • A competence-based approach to nursing education.

Evija Levenšteina:

  • Contact information: e.lauva@inbox.lv
  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Study subjects: Anatomy and Physiology; Patient examination.
  • Biography Summary: Evija Levenšteina holds a medicine degree from the University of Latvia, Faculty of Medicine.

Sandra Seimane:

Contact information: sandra.seimane@rmkoledza.lv

  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Patient examination; General propaedeutics; Emergency Internal Medicine; Balneology and climate therapy; Ergonomics; Massage and hydrotherapy peculiarities in internal medicine; Introduction to hydrotherapy; Healthy lifestyle and nutrition.
  • Biography Summary: Obtained medical degree at Riga Stradins University, a doctoral student at the University of Latvia’s Medical and Pharmaceutical Studies program of internal medicine, cardiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation.

          Scientific interests:

  • Mental health / psychosocial risk factors and cardiovascular diseases.
  • Effectiveness of massage and hydrotherapy methods in the case of internal diseases.
  • Diagnosis of pulmonary artery thromboembolism in the A&E phase.
  • The usefulness of laboratory and instrumental testing methods in the A&E phase.

Vija Šverina:

Contact information: vija.sverina@inbox.lv

  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Subjects taught: Neurology and Patient Care, Clinical Procedures
  • Biography Summary: Obtained medical nursing qualification supplemented by Bachelor and Master Degrees in Health Sciences.

Irēna Tarelkina:

  • Contact information: irena.tarelkina@rmkoledza.lv
  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Internal medicine; Internal medical care; General pathology; Special pathology
  • Biography Summary: Obtained medical qualification at Riga Medical Institute, specialized as a medical therapist. Obtained vocational pedagogical qualification at Riga Technical University Institute of Humanities.

          Scientific interests:

  • Cardioembolic risk assessment for patients with cardiovascular diseases.
  • Participation of cardiovascular patients in the care process.
  • Diagnosis and prevention of sarcopenia in outpatient practice.
  • Dynamics of mortality rates among patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Most common causes of patient mortality with Acute Coronary Syndrome during its acute stage
  • Risk factors contributing to the development of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Larisa Tomkoviča:

  • Contact information: 222larisa@inbox.lv
  • Academic position: Lecturer
  • Study subjects: Obstetrics – gynaecology.

Sarmīte Villere:

  • Contact information: sarmite.villere@rmkoledza.lv
  • Academic position: Associate Professor
  • Study subjects: Accident and emergency medicine
  • Biography Summary: Obtained Doctor-Paediatric qualification at Riga Medical Institute, as well as is a certified Emergency Medicine Doctor

          Scientific interests:

  • Acquisition of the competences of a physician assistant in the educational process: the importance of teaching practice, clinical practice and qualification practice.

 

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