Course: English for Nurses 2

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Course title English for Nurses 2
Course code UJP/APS2
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
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
Course content
1. Nursing Procedures. 2. Communication with the Patient (Requests, Complaints, Instructions) 3. Clinical Examination.Taking Blood Sample. 4. Vital Signs ( Blood Pressure, Temperature, Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate) 5. Patient´s Nutrition 6. Care of Pregnant Woman 7. Care of Patient before and after Operation 8. Maternity Hospital. Labour Ward.Delivery 9. Curicculum Vitae. Practical Training Experience 10. 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
professional knowledge
Students can: -engage in normal conversation about everyday topics and activities. -read short and simple texts from the field of study. -understand phraseology and frequent-used expressions relating to health service. -change simple and direct information within the field of study. -use simple grammatical means correctly and properly.
learning outcomes
Students can: -use broader vocabulary concerning the content of study and future profession. -use properly common grammatical structures in the context of everyday conversation. -detect the basic data on the patient history and his/her problems. -give the patient relevant information and instructions -use basic medical vocabulary and phrases properly to enable communication in frequent situations occurring in the profession -understand simple texts within professionaly-oriented topics. -use common grammatical means
teaching methods
Textual studies
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., Greenan, J.:. Nursing 2.
  • Grice, T. Nursing 1. OUP, 2008.
  • 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 Midwife (1) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies General Nurse (1) Health service 1 Summer