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

Scientific English [Matricole pari]

Course code
4S006400
Name of lecturer
Nicola Pelizzari
Coordinator
Nicola Pelizzari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
INF VR - 3° anno 1° sem, INF VR - 3° anno 2° sem

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the students with the abilities for scientific reading comprehension and writing. During the course students will analyse scientific articles concerning the nursing professional practice.

Syllabus

This section completes the course of English Language Year 1 and it is created in order to practice English for Medical and Academic Purposes.

Specifically, the focus is on the following topics:

1) The field of English for Medical Purposes and its characteristics
2) Healthcare personnel, National Health Systems, the Hospital and their interactions
3) Scientific Research: research steps and draft of a scientific article
4) The scientific style and the mistakes to avoid
5) Text analysis and a few guidelines

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Nicola Pelizzari English for Medical Purposes - A complete guide for Healthcare Professionals (Edizione 1) Libreria Universitaria.it Edizioni 2019 978-88-3359-166-7 Il volume è requisito fondamentale per la frequenza in quanto verrà utilizzato per le esercitazioni a lezione. E' inoltre essenziale per la preparazione all'esame. Il volume può essere acquistato con il 15% di sconto su https://www.libreriauniversitaria.it/english-for-medical-purposes-pelizzari/libro/9788833591667

Assessment methods and criteria

Students' abilities assessment will be measured through a written exam aimed at verifying the knowledge of all the didactic module and precisely the reading comprehension and critical analysis of a scientific article.





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