cod. PR1010858

Academic year 2023/24
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Indefinito/interdisciplinare (NN)
Per la conoscenza di almeno una lingua straniera
Type of training activity
Language/Final test
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: Parma Azienda USL
course unit
in - - -

Integrated course unit module: ENGLISH

Learning objectives

At the end of the lessons the student will be able:
- to understand the hierarchy of evidence in the literature
- to distinguish the differences between a database (DTB) and a search engine (SE) and the knowledge of the main DTB / SE related to Nursing
- to understand the IMRAD structure of a scientific article
- to distinguish the differences between APA 6th style and the Vancouver style of bibliography layout
- to understand and know the contents of the various "parts" that structure a scientific article
- to know the principles of use of the main tools made available by UNIPR to access the sources


English language level A2 CEFR (key for schools)

Course unit content

The contents of the specific subject "Laboratorio lingua inglese scientifico, lettura articoli", concern topics inherent in the reading, the comprehension and the interpretation of a scientific article in the literature on specific topics of Nursing

Full programme

See “contents”


Contents of the slides during the lessons. 
Insights to improve the language comprehension "English for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals 2nd edition" Parini, Malaguti e Roberts. casa Editrice Ambrosiana

Teaching methods

Frontal lesson

Assessment methods and criteria

Specific questions to verify the understanding/interpretation of a research paper, different for each exam.
Quiz questions on the theoretical contents of the lessons

Other information