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Programme Spring Symposium

April 2021

Hosted by the Department of Languages for Biomedical Purposes and Communication, Medical School, University of Pecs, Hungary.

Time and Platform: 

Friday, 14 May, 2021 

MS Teams 

 A link will be emailed to you ahead of the event – please register your interest by booking.

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Time  Programme  Presenter 
10:00-10:05  Welcome   Dr. László Czopf, vice-dean 
10:0510:15  Introduction to EALTHY  Dr. Catherine Richards 
10:15-10:25  Introduction to the University of Pécs  and the Department of Languages for Biomedical Purposes and Communication  Dr. Vilmos Warta 
10:25-10:45  General Medical English for 1st year Health Sciences Students – Teaching across Four Different Programmes  Dr. Désirée Verdonk 
10:45-11:05  Testing and Assessing Nursing Communication  Jennifer Lacchini  

David Whittaker 

11:05-11:25  Update on the HELP2 Project   Dr. Lukas Merz 
11:25-12:00  LUNCH BREAK 
12:00-12:20  Preparation for the New Obligatory Professional B1 Internal Language Exam at Semmelweis University, Budapest  Viktória Sirokmány  

Dr. Katalin Fogarasi  


12:20-12:50  Teaching Medical Translation to Postgraduate Students 

English Medical Translation – Acquiring Translation Competence  

Difficulties of Writing in Medical Hungarian 

Dr. Csilla Keresztes  

Eszter Asztalos-Zsembery  

Dr. Balázs Sinkovics 

12:50-13:20  Teaching Medical Interpreting Online 

Interactive Tools to Introduce the Method of Paraphrasing 

Newcomer in Digital Teaching – My Tools 

Andrea Stötzer 

Éva Major 

Réka Csenki-Bozsó 

13:20-13:50  Use of simulated patients to improve communication skills in medical education at the University of Pécs  Dr. Katalin Eklics 

Dr. Judit Fekete 

Renáta Halász 

Dr. Anikó Hambuch 

Dr. Rita Kránicz 

13:50-14:00  Closing of the symposium  Dr. Vilmos Warta