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CODE 65489
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • GE SAN MARTINO
  • PIETRA LIGURE
  • CHIAVARI
  • LA SPEZIA
SEMESTER Annual
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • NURSING 9276 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • THIRD YEAR CLINICAL TRAINING 68650
  • Pediatric nursing 9277 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • CLINICAL NURSING IN CHRONIC PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DISORDERS 68039
  • Pediatric nursing 9277 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • CLINICAL NURSING IN INTENSIVE CARE 68083
  • Pediatric nursing 9277 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • NURSING AND RESEARCH 73031
  • Pediatric nursing 9277 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 68894
  • Pediatric nursing 9277 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • MIDWIFERY 9278 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • RESEARCH 73121
  • MIDWIFERY 9278 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • MIDWIFERY 9278 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 2ND YEAR 70709
  • MIDWIFERY 9278 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 70710
  • MIDWIFERY 9278 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • GYNAECOLOGY 68090
  • MIDWIFERY 9278 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • OBSTETRIC PATHOLOGY : PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH 68045
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • INTERNAL MEDICINE AND GERIATRICS 68107
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • MOTHER AND CHILD MEDICINE 68111
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • NEUROPSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION 68125
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED NEUROSCIENCES II 68190
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 2ND YEAR 67894
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 67895
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • SPECIAL MOTOR REHABILITATION 68199
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • REHABILITATION OF VISCERAL FUNCTIONS 68205
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • GENERAL PATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY 67905
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • MUSCOLOSKELETAL PATHOLOGY AND RHEUMATOLOGY 67912
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED NEUROSCIENCES I 68102
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY 9281 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • GENERAL AND SPECIALIZED MEDICINE APPLIED TO REHABILITATION 68095
  • SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS 9282 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS 9282 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 65590
  • SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS 9282 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED SPEECH SCIENCES 3 65551
  • SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS 9282 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED NEUROSCIENCES 65540
  • SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS 9282 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • AUDIOLOGICAL AND SPEECH-THERAPY SCIENCES 65546
  • ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE 9283 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 70706
  • ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE 9283 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 2ND YEAR 70705
  • PODOLOGY 9284 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • SPECIAL PODOLOGY 67549
  • PODOLOGY 9284 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 67336
  • PODOLOGY 9284 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • PODOLOGY 9284 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY 67540
  • PODOLOGY 9284 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • SPECIAL PODIATRY III 67525
  • PODOLOGY 9284 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • ANESTHESIOLOGY, INTENSIVE CARE AND PHARMACOLOGY 67515
  • PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE 9286 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED PSYCHIATRIC SCIENCES 66972
  • PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE 9286 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 66926
  • PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE 9286 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE 9286 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PSYCHOSOCIAL OPERATIONS 66978
  • PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE 9286 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • METHODS AND TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION THROUGH BODY EXPRESSION 66985
  • THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE 9287 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 70763
  • THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE 9287 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION IV 73143
  • THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE 9287 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION II 68499
  • THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE 9287 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION III 68388
  • THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE 9287 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • MEDICAL-SURGICAL SCIENCES 68394
  • THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE 9287 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • METHODS OF APPLIED RESEARCH FOR NUTRITION 66489
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 66464
  • DENTAL HYGIENE 9289 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • DENTAL HYGIENE III 68426
  • DENTAL HYGIENE 9289 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 68638
  • DENTAL HYGIENE 9289 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • SURGICAL AND REHABILITATIVE DENTISTRY 73081
  • DENTAL HYGIENE 9289 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • DENTAL HYGIENE IV 73095
  • DENTAL HYGIENE 9289 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 73098
  • Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques 9291 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques 9291 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • TECHNIQUES IN CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOPATHOLOGY IV 84117
  • Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques 9291 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE III 84049
  • Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques 9291 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 70722
  • Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques 9291 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • TECHNIQUES IN CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOPATHOLOGY III 68466
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 70732
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCE AND CHROMATOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES 73159
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PATHOLOGIC ANATOMY AND IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL (IHC) TECHNIQUES 68482
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PHARMACOLOGY, INFECTOUS DISEAS AND INTERNAL MEDICINE 68489
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • MEDICAL GENETICS AND GENETIC TECHNIQUES 68493
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 9293 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY AND BLOOD DISEAS 68485
  • ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES 9297 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES 9297 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM DISEASES II 67064
  • ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES 9297 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 67005
  • ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES 9297 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED TECHNIQUES IV 67072
  • ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES 9297 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • APPLIED TECHNIQUES III 67067
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • COMMUNICATION SCIENCES RELATIONS WITH THE PUBLIC 108277
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT 108270
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • FOOD SCIENCE 108281
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • SPECIALIST MEDICAL SCIENCES 108291
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • SANITARY EMERGENCY 108251
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • INTERNSHIP III YEAR 108298
  • HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME 11477 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION AND HEALTHCARE RESEARCH 108303
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

This course of scientific English enables students to gain sufficient specific knowledge in order to overcome the barrier of the English language, drawing from international scientific literature, not only for the purposes of professional updating, but also to obtain scientifically valid information to develop evidence-based practice.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire a good knowledge of the English grammar (Level B2) and understanding of the written text of a scientific paper. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- Provide students with basic English grammar skills (Level B2)

- Provide students with a general understanding of medical-scientific terminology.

- Understand the particular meaning of medical-scientific terms.

- Help students acquire the ability to correctly understand the contents of a scientific article.

- Develop in students the ability to gain updated information by reading and understanding international scientific literature in English.

PREREQUISITES

Students must already have a basic understanding of the English language (Level B1) in terms of listening and reading comprehension, and writing.

TEACHING METHODS

Online interactive lessons, followed by a multiple choice test.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

MODULE 1: ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND MEDICAL-SCIENTIFIC TERMINOLOGY 

 

SESSION 1 – To be; numbers  (Grammar 1)

SESSION 2 –Nursing titles; Types of nurses and health prpfessionals; main nursing actitivities; The concept of disease; To care; False friends; Specific meanings (Terminology 1) 

SESSION 3 –Articles and plurals (Grammar 2)

SESSIONE 4 –Adjectives, Pronouns, Simple Present Tense, Adverbs of frequency, the time (Grammar 3)

SESSION 5 –Patients’ conditions (Terminology 2)

SESSION 6 –To Have (Simple Present) + Saxon genitive (Grammar 4)

SESSION 7 –Regular and irregular verbs, Verbs with 2 complements, The Imperative, Interrogative adjectives & Pronouns (Grammar 5)

SESSION 8 –Modal Verbs (Grammar 6)

SESSION 9 –The nurse’s job; The doctor’s job; Specialists; The doctor’s tools; Giving instructions to patients (Terminology 3)

SESSION 10 - Present Continuous and Past Continuous (Grammar 7)

SESSION 11 –Countable & Uncountable Nouns. Indefinite adjectives & pronouns. Indefinite Compounds (Grammar 8)

SESSION 12 –Other determiners (Grammar 9)

SESSION 13 - The Five Senses; Common Disorders of Senses; Kinds of Diet; Eating Disorders & Consequences; Types of Nutrition; The Skeletal System and its Diseases; The Muscular System and its Diseases (Terminology 4)

SESSION 14 –Reflexive pronouns, Reciprocal pronouns, Reflexive verbs (Grammar 10)

SESSION 15 –Simple Past Tense, Tag Questions (Grammar 11)

SESSION 16 –Comparatives, Relative Superlatives (Grammar 12)

SESSION 17 - The Nervous System and its Diseases; The Integumentary System and its Diseases; The Cardiovascular System and its Diseases; The Respiratory System and its Diseases; The Digestive System and its Diseases (Terminology 5)

SESSION 18 –Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, Past Perfect, Past Perfect Continuous (Grammar 13)

SESSION 19 –The Future (Grammar 14) 

SESSION 20 – Relative Pronouns (Grammar 15) 

SESSION 21 – Conditionals: Would and “If clauses” (Grammar 16) 

SESSION 22 – Techniques and tools for patient assessment; Vital signs; Common Illnesses; signs and symptoms; Viral infectious diseases; Bacterial infectious diseases; Drug forms; Drug categories; First Aid; First Aid Procedures (Terminology 6)

 

MODULE 2: READING COMPREHENSION OF A SCIENTIFIC PAPER  (SESSIONS 23 and 24)

- The main parts of a scientific paper.

- Article tile: Provider beliefs regarding early mobilization in the pediatric intensive care unit.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

”English for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals”,

Casa Ed. Ambrosiana / Zanichelli (comprensivo di risorse didattiche online) di Francesca Malaguti, Ilaria Parini, Rosalind Roberts.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MICHELA GRONCHI (President)

LAURA FORNONI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Lessons will start in the second semester of A.Y. 2023-24.

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is held online in "Aula CLAT". Students have to select the correct answer to a set of 20 questions on English grammar and a scientific paper. The questions are randomly selected by the computerized system so that students will have a different set of questions. Correct answers are equal to 1 point, partly correct answer are equal to 0.5 points. In order to pass the exam, students have to obtain at least 16 points out of a total of 20 points.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The questions of the test have been developed to assess the students’ knowledge about English grammar (Level B2), medical-scientific terminology, and the correct comprehension of an English scientific paper.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
06/06/2024 12:00 GENOVA Test scritto Professioni Sanitarie Aula CLAT Albergo dei Poveri. Si ricorda di portare una copia del file dell'articolo scientifico stampato.
26/07/2024 12:00 GENOVA Test scritto Professioni Sanitarie Aula Infolinguistica Polo Alberti. Si ricorda di portare una copia del file dell'articolo scientifico stampato.
25/09/2024 12:00 GENOVA Test scritto Professioni Sanitarie Aula Infolinguistica Polo Alberti. Si ricorda di portare una copia del file dell'articolo scientifico stampato.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students can improve their English language skills by participating in ERASMUS exchange programs and by doing the excercises in the text book: ”English for Nurses and Healthcare Providers”, Ed. Ambrosiana / Zanichelli.