The aim of the English for Nurses courses is to improve nurses’ communication skills at work and their level of the English Language in key areas of nursing in the context of healthcare situations.
These courses are also suitable for other healthcare professionals such as physiotherapists and healthcare assistants.
WHY CHOOSE THE
ENGLISH FOR NURSES COURSE?
This course is suitable if you would like to:
Communicate in English at your place of work with English speaking patients and colleagues
Study abroad in an English speaking university or do an undergradute or postgraduate course in Nursing
Professionally develop your career and need English as a tool in order to conduct research and keep up to date with evidence based practice.
Decide to work in an English speaking country such as the UK. EU nationals do not have to take the IELTS exam. Full details can be obtained from the NMC website http://www.nmc-uk.org/
ALL LESSONS WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE CONTEXT OF HEALTHCARE AND WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING.
Discussion of the nursing topic
Listening activities that reflect everyday nursing scenarios
A focus on communication for example showing empathy
A medical focus for example using IV infusion equipment
Charting and documentation – medical forms and how to use them
LISTENING MATERIAL WILL INCLUDE:
admitting a patient
explaining medical procedures
discussing lifestyle changes
handing over patients
caring for patients in recovery
helping patients with mobility aids