Course: English for Faculty of Health Care Studies 2

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Course title English for Faculty of Health Care Studies 2
Course code UJP/AFZS2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
Course content
1. Healthy lifestyle and nutrition 2. Blood, taking a blood sample, testing 3. Hygiene, infection, prevention 4. Vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, heart rate). 5. Medication 6. Admissions by emergency/referral 7. Obstetrics 8. Credit test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar classes, Individual study, Textual studies
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 12 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 6 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students can use basic vocabulary concerning the content of study and their future profession.
They understand simple statements within professionally-oriented communication.
They are able to use the data available from the patient history card in English.
Students use common grammatical means and structures correctly and appropriately.
Students are able to read simple authentic texts dealing with the health-care topics.
professional skills
Students can simply describe their future working environment.
They are familiar with the individual hospital wards and can provide patients with correct information.
Students are able to obtain patients´ personal details and their present and former symptoms.
They are able to provide information and make appointments over the phone.
They can use patients´ cards and fill in medical history records.
Students know most common illnesses, various examination methods and the principles of first aid.
general eligibility
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learning outcomes
professional knowledge
They understand authentic texts dealing with medical and healthcare topics, are able to work with patients´ records and process written information.
Students are able to use vocabulary concerning topics such as healthy lifestyle, hygiene and infections,monitoring the patients, medication, planned and urgent admissions.
Students use common grammatical structures in the context of everyday conversation correctly.
Students are able to find out information about the patient and his/her problems and give the patient relevant information and instructions.
They can describe study programmes in healthcare and future professional cereers.
Students will be able to use a broader vocabulary relating to their field of study and future profession.
professional skills
Students can communicate with patients in various healtcare-related situations (examination and treatment, inquiries, explanations, recommendations).
They actively use the vocabulary of their specialization in various contexts: instruction for exercise, communication with patients during special procedures and therapies, correct guidance of patients in treatment.
Works efficiently with the patient´s medical records.
Studnets know and can use various aid, emergency equipment and medicines.
Can recommend balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Students understand hygienic principles and transmission of incectious diseases.
general eligibility
N/A
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teaching methods
professional knowledge
Textual studies
Individual study
Discussion
Collaborative instruction
professional skills
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Discussion
Skills demonstration
general eligibility
Collaborative instruction
Practicum
Discussion
Students' self-study
Textual studies
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Report
professional skills
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Quality of a written report
general eligibility
Test
Report
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Buldov, Sergej Vladislav; Maxerová, Marie. Angličtina pro zdravotní sestry = English for nurses : příručka odborných textů, výrazů a cvičení. Praha : Informatorium, 2003. ISBN 80-7333-018-0.
  • Grice, T., Greenan, J.:. Nursing 2.
  • Grice, T. Nursing 1. OUP, 2008.
  • Harrison, Adrienne. Flash on English for Nursing. Recanati, Italy, 2016. ISBN 976-88-536-2177-1.
  • Parkinson, Joy; Brooker, Christine. Angličtina pro sestry : manuál pro praxi. Praha : Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1282-2.
  • Topilová, Věra. Anglicko-český česko-anglický lékařský slovník. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-284-0.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies General Nurse (2014) Health service 1 Summer