UNZSRK071 English for General Nursing 2

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: z (credit). Other types of completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Markéta Skalná, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Markéta Skalná, Ph.D.
Institute of Paramedical Health Studies - Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Contact Person: Mgr. Veronika Slováček Hagenová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to deepen and develop communication skills in English language (written and spoken), to introduce students to other situations that may arise in the profession of general nurse. The course includes practice in basic language skills (primarily speaking, but also listening, reading, and translating) with emphasis on comprehension of professional text and the ability to communicate in situations specific to the health professions. The course builds on English for General Nursing 1.
  • 1. Emergency and injuries (admission, common injuries, situations)
    2. First Aid (adult, children)
    3. Specific healthcare (elderly, obese patients, mental problems)
    4. Paediatric patient (specifics, children illnesses, communication with kids and parents)
    5. Communication with family members (diagnosis, prognosis, patient discharge)
    6. Multicultural approach (ethnic specifics in patient admission, hospitalization)
    7. Reflection on healthy lifestyle
    8. Medical system in Czech Republic and abroad
    9. Summarizing lesson (interactive training of situations)
    10. Student's presentations
    required literature
  • TOPILOVÁ, V. Medical English = Angličtina pro zdravotníky. Havlíčkův Brod: Tobiáš, 2001. ISBN 80-7311-001-6. info
  • PARKINSON, J., BROOKER, C. Angličtina pro sestry: manuál pro praxi. Praha: Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1282-2. info
    recommended literature
  • Lékařský slovník: anglicko-český a česko-anglický [CD-ROM]. Brno: Lingea Lexicon 5, 2009. ISBN 978-80-87062-58-6. info
    not specified
  • ADAMCZYK, R. Slovník zdravotnických zkratek (lékařských, ošetřovatelských a příbuzných). Praha: Triton, 2005. ISBN 80-7254-680-5. info
  • ADAMCZYK, R. Anglický jazyk III. Distanční studijní opora a e-learningový kurz. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2012. URL info
  • ADAMCZYK, R. Anglický jazyk IV. Distanční studijní opora a e-learningový kurz. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2012. URL info
Teaching methods
Demonstration skill, presentation, exercises, interpretation.
Assessment methods
The course is completed by credit, which will take the form of a seminar presentation - a given medical topic prepared in the form of a PPT or a frontal/interactive oral presentation. The condition for the award of credit is at least 80% attendance at the class.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 6cv+10sam/sem.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Summer 2024, recent)
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