Course: English for Health Care 1

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Course title English for Health Care 1
Course code UJP/AZ1
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. Medical professions 2. In the hospital; the hospital team 3. Human body 4. Systems of human body 5. Hospital admissions 6. Communication with Patients 7. In the doctor´s office 8. Diseases and treatments 9. First aid and emergencies 10. Surgery 11. Before and after surgery care 12. Consolidation and revision 13. Credit test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Group discussion, 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 are able to obtain basic information concerning people, terms, places etc.
engage into conversation about everyday topics and activities;
understand the meaning of short, simple statements;
use correctly common grammar forms;
understand the meaning of simple texts;
professional skills
to read and comprehend simple texts;
to use correctly gramatical means that are appropriate for his/her language competence.
Students are able to understand short basic statements;
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.
Students can use basic vocabulary concerning the content of study and their future profession.
professional skills
Students can simply describe their future working environment.
Theycan 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
Individual study
Discussion
professional skills
Collaborative instruction
Seminar classes
Individual study
general eligibility
Collaborative instruction
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
professional skills
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
general eligibility
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Grice T. Nursing 1. OUP, 2007.
  • Topilová, Věra. Anglicko-český česko-anglický lékařský slovník. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-284-0.


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