5121 English for Nurses (1)

Course Description

This is a course which is designed to emphasize on Basic English expressions and vocabulary related to the medical field. by studying and practising Medical English, student will be able to make the patients feel more comfortable, and have a better understanding of their needs. Student will also learn how to talk to their loved ones and communicate with other medical staffs who speak English. This course will help to learn components of a medical term and how to break down a medical term by simply knowing the meaning of the prefix or suffix. Topics include Vocabulary, Human Body, Medical Supplies, Medical Specialists, Doctor's Diagnosis, Visiting Hours, Booking Appointments, Hospitals, Types of Hospital Beds, Sterile Procedures , Grammar Topics

Learning Objective

  • At the end of this course the student is expected to:
  • 1. Understand & familiar with nurse statement of English language
  • 2. Speak frequently by English of multinational peoples
  • 3. Strengthen the capacity building of English language
  • 4. Provide complete meaning of medical abbreviations by clear understandable English
  • 5. Understand the usages of passive and active voice by reporting
  • 6. Provide effective communion by all co-coworkers
  • 7. Rebuild English grammar and its usages concisely



Books for this Course

  • Engilish for Nurses notes, Hassan Mohamud & A.A Barre (2012)

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite