Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Bolzano)

English for Nursing

Course code
4S006399
Name of lecturer
Peter Martin Maria Marsh-hunn
Coordinator
Peter Martin Maria Marsh-hunn
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF BZ - 1° anno 1° sem, INF BZ - 1° anno 2° sem

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Students will acquire/improve their ability to understand and produce ¬both written and oral texts about nursing practice. Particular attention will be given to the lexical, syntactic, phonological and pragmatic aspects of medical English.

Syllabus

Analysis of scientific English vocabulary using frontal teaching and groupwork, enabling students to learn the typical vocabulary and grammatical structures of nursing English articles, focusing on a critical analysis and creating a summary of the main points.

1st part: Testing and introduction to the reading of scientific texts (using short articles about cystic fibrosis, swab counts, blood pressure monitors, heart patients)
2nd part: Reading and analysis of an assortment of scientific articles ('Student nurses' experience of caring for patients in pain', 'Effectiveness of sleep management strategies for the elderly', 'geriatric patients' preferences for trearment of urinary incontinence' etc.
3rd part: Revision and mock exam

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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