On 15 October 2001, Experimental Surgery Centre of the Faculty of Medicine managed by assistant professor Juris Puriņš was opened by order of the Rector of the University of Latvia. The Centre's primary objectives are to provide medical students' training lessons in surgery. There is a fully equipped training operating room, where students can learn various surgical instruments under control of excellent professionals. A course of study "Clinical Experimental Surgery" has been created. It can be studied by the 4th year students of the Faculty of Medicine as the Part "B" subject. This course was completed successfully by 19 students of the Faculty of Medicine in the spring semester of 2002. In spring of 2002, a student teaching auditorium was also established. It is equipped with six computers, which will soon have an Internet connection.






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