Course: English for Health Care 3

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Course title English for Health Care 3
Course code UJP/AZ3
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
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. Summer Practical Training Experience 2. System of Health Service in the Czech Republic 3. Medical Methods and Procedures.Medical Documentation 4. Treatment of Locomotor/ Musculoskeletal System 5. Rehabilitation 6. Handicapped People. Gadgets. 7. Approach to the Handicapped People. 8. Techniques in Health Service. 9. Before Surgery/Operation 10. After Surgery/ Operation 11. Spa / Balneal Treatment 12. Civilizing Diseases. Addictions 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
professional knowledge
Students can: -engage in conversation about everyday topics and activities. -understand more detailed information from the texts of field of study. -grasp the meaning of more detailed announcements and reports. -undestand short nad simple medical reports and recommendations. -use a number of phrases necessary for simple communication. -use simple grammatical means correctly and properly.
learning outcomes
Students can: -use broader vocabulary concerning the content of study and future profession. -comprehend short text in newspaper, journal, internet. -be able to give instruction to the patient on the basis of acquired data, describe own activity. -understand simple instructions of medical and therapeutical procedures and techniques within professionaly-oriented conversation. -demonstrate the field of study. -understand authentic texts within professionaly-oriented topics. -find out the significant information in professional texts. -use common grammatical means and structures correctly.
teaching methods
Textual studies
Group discussion
Individual study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Texty a cvičení k jednotlivým tématům.
  • Eastwood, John. Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Oxford : Oxford university press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-431369-7.
  • Glendinning, E.H., Holmstrom, B.A.S. English in Medicine Third Edition. CUP, 2005.
  • Grice T. - Greenan J. Nursing 2. OUP, 2008.
  • McCullagh M., Wright R. Good Practice - Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioners. CUP, 2008.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-521-53762-2.
  • Topilová, Věra. Anglicko-český česko-anglický lékařský slovník. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-284-0.

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