Course: English for Nurses 1

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Course title English for Nurses 1
Course code UJP/APAS1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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)
  • Wróblewski Bartlomiej, M.A.
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
Course content
1. The hospital team. 2. In the hospital. 3. Hospital admissions. 4. Accidents and emergencies. 5. Pain. 6. Revision. Mid-term test. 7. Symptoms. 8. Caring for the elderly. 9. Nutrition and obesity. 10. Blood. 11. Revision. 12. Credit Test. 13. Evaluation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, 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: - engage in conversation about everyday topics and activities. - read short and simple texts from their field of study. - understand basic information in simple texts from their field of study. - identify the meaning of short and simple exchanges. - use simple grammatical structures correctly and adequately.
Students can engage into conversation about everyday topics and activities.
Students can read short and simple texts from their field of study.
Students understand basic information in simple texts from their field of study.
Students are able identify the meaning of short and simple conversations.
Students can use simple grammatical structures correctly and adequately.
professional skills
Students are able to read and comprehend simple texts.
Students can use correctly gramatical means that are appropriate for their language competence.
Students are able to understand short basic statements.
Students are able to communicate in common everyday situations.
Students have A2/B1 language competence according to CEFR.
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Students can use basic vocabulary concerning the content of study and their future profession.
They understand simple statements within professionally-oriented communication.
Students are able to read authentic texts dealing with the topics of their field; are able to use the data available from the patient history card in English.
Students use common grammatical forms correctly and appropriately.
professional skills
Students can simply describe their future working environment.
They can describe individual hospital wards and can provide patients with correct information.
Students are able to obtain patients´ personal details and their present and former symptoms; provide important imformation and make appointments over the phone.
Students are anle to work with patients´ medical records and fill in their cards.
Students are able to describe the human body and its parts, most common illnesses, various examination methods and life-threatening conditions.
They understand and can explain the principles of first aid.
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Individual study
Seminar classes
professional skills
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Individual study
Discussion
general eligibility
Practicum
Textual studies
Individual study
Discussion
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
professional skills
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during practicum
Test
Recommended literature
  • Grice, T. Nursing 1. OUP, 2008.
  • Holá,A., Kopřivová,T. Medical English.
  • 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 Midwife (2014) Health service 1 Winter