SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH II (FR)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Aim of the course is the improvement of the abilities of comprehension of written and spoken language, the acquisition of specific terms, in order to operate in the working area.
Course contents summary
The course introduces midwifery terminology and its use in clinical practice.
1. BASIC HOSPITAL VOCABULARY
Lay terms and definitions; describing illness, taking a history (1)
The female reproductive system; a gynaecological consultation; giving instructions, taking a history (2)
A normal pregnancy and routine tests; antenatal clinics and antenatal classes; common pregnancy disorders; fertility (decline); taking a history (3)
The midwife; going into labour; newborn complications; the premature baby; machines and equipment used in NICU; postpartum depression; twins.
“Nursing 1” by Tony Grice – ed. OXFORD
Frontal lessons aided by presentations, case discussions.
Assessment methods and criteria
A written test will verify the comprehension of texts and the knowledge of specific terminology through true/false, gap - fill exercises, dialogues and multiple choice format.