Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KIEN2462 Scientific English, Oral Skills: Nursing Science 1 op
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kelly Raita


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2

General description

This course is designed to help nurses with language communication skills in their own field.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student should:
- be able to speak confidently about their work and studies in English
- be familiar with the key vocabulary of their profession
- be more confident discussing topics related to nursing sciences and general English


The course covers a wide spectrum including:
- speaking about academic and work-related topics including patient care
- reading and presenting journal articles from the field of nursing sciences
- preparing and discussing case studies in nursing ethics
- writing a description of work, experience and interests
- consolidating vocabulary related to nursing sciences
- evaluating oral communication skills: active listening, non-verbal communication, social interaction

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Group work 14 h 0 h
Independent work 13 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English

For credit, min. 80 % attendance and active participation.



Recommended year of study

1. year autumn

This course is meant for first year students.

Study materials

Found online.

Further information

Contact Kelly Raita: kelly.raita[at]utu.fi

Belongs to following study modules

Hoitotieteen laitos
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Hoitotieteen laitos
Hoitotieteen laitos
Hoitotieteen laitos
Hoitotieteen laitos
Hoitotieteen laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus/indonesia