Course: English for Health Care 2

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Course title English for Health Care 2
Course code UJP/AZ2
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)
  • Wróblewski Bartlomiej, M.A.
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
Course content
Healthy lifestyle, food and nutrition Infectious diseases Hygiene Medication, side effects Holistic and alternative medicine Physiotherapy and occupational therapy Paramedics Radiology Protection of Public Health and Safety Applying for a job

Learning activities and teaching methods
Group discussion, Seminar classes, Individual study, Textual studies
  • 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.
Students are able to read authentic texts dealing with the health-care topics.
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.
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 are able to describe the human body and its parts
Students know most common illnesses, various examination methods and the principles of first aid.
general eligibility
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learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Students will be able to: - use broader vocabulary relating to their field of study and future profession.
Students are able to use vocabulary concerning topics such as healthy lifestyle, hygiene and infections, medication, alternative treatments.
They understand authentic texts dealing with medical and healthcare topics, are able to work with patients´ records and process written information.
They can describe study programmes in healthcare and future professional cereers.
Students are able to find out information about the patient and his/her problems and give the patient relevant information and instructions.
Students will be able to use 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, such as emergency calls, 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 aids and emergency equipment.
Students are able to draft basic CVs and cover letters when applying for a new position.
Can recommend balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
general eligibility
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teaching methods
professional knowledge
Textual studies
Individual study
Collaborative instruction
professional skills
Collaborative instruction
Seminar classes
Discussion
general eligibility
Collaborative instruction
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Report
professional skills
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Report
general eligibility
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Eastwood, John. Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Oxford : Oxford university press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-431369-7.
  • Grice T. Nursing 1. OUP, 2007.
  • Harrison, Adrienne. Flash on English for Nursing. Recanati, Italy, 2016. ISBN 976-88-536-2177-1.
  • McCullagh M., Wright R. Good Practice - Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioners. CUP, 2008.
  • Telínová, Alena, Crossen, Gary. English for Medical Professions 2.
  • Topilová, V. Medical English / Angličtina pro zdravotníky. Havlíčkův Brod, 2001.
  • Topilová, Věra. Anglicko-český česko-anglický lékařský slovník. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-284-0.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (1) Health service 1 Summer
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Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (1) Health service 1 Summer
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Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (2014) Health service 1 Summer
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