Course: English for Nurses 1

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Course title English for Nurses 1
Course code UJP/APS1
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
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
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
professional knowledge
Students can: -engage in normal conversation about everyday topics and activities. -read short and simple texts from the field of study. -understand basic information, simple texts from the field of study. -identify the meaning of short and simple announcements and reports within common communication. -use simple grammatical means correctly and properly.
learning outcomes
Students can: -use basic vocabulary concerning the content of study and future profession. -describe simply their future working environment. -detect the basic data on the patient history and his/her problems. -give the patient basic significant information -use basic medical vocabulary properly -understand simple announcements and statements within the particular profession. -understand simple texts within professionaly-oriented topics. -use common grammatical means and structures reasonably.
teaching methods
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Individual study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
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. 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 General Nurse (1) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Midwife (1) Health service 1 Winter