Care of a Surgical Patient
You will learn relevant speaking skills and strategies, and common medical expressions and idioms.
You are about to hear a conversation between a nurse and a patient being admitted to the surgical unit for gallbladder surgery. The conversation will give you a good idea of good communication strategies for nurses. There are some questions and leaning activities which follow.
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Emma Lusk teaches ELICOS classes and Tertiary Preparation courses at the ACU English language Centre Brisbane.
Cecilia Liddle is coordinator of the ACU Tertiary Preparation Course for Health Sciences on our Melbourne Campus. Cecilia has a nursing background and worked for many years as both a general nurse and midwife.