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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(9); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.050901.

Needs Analysis and Strategic Study of ENP in Medical Colleges


Yan Huiqi, Li Jinyan

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Yan Huiqi

Youjiang Medical University for Nationalities, Baise, China


Objective: To learn about students’ needs for English for nursing purposes (ENP) and study how to better improve the current situation of ENP teaching in medical schools. Method: A voluntary service questionnaire was used to evaluate nursing students from three medical colleges in Yunnan province, Hebei province, and Anhui province by random sampling. Results: 1. Most nursing students are willing to acquire ENP but deem that the present ENP teaching cannot meet their needs. 2. Owing to the lacking of professional medical knowledge, current ENP teachers have been considered less than perfect. 3. A large number of students pay more attention to the teaching method, which combines improving practical ability and acquiring professional knowledge. 4. Students request the teaching materials relevant to nursing majors. Conclusion: In order to increase the training of professional nursing knowledge for some ENP teachers who have graduated from normal colleges, it is suggested to design an engaging education model that blends teaching content with practical work and compile the ENP material that suits nursing characteristics and is consistent with the actual English level of nursing students.


ENP; needs analysis; strategic study

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Yan Huiqi, Li Jinyan. Needs Analysis and Strategic Study of ENP in Medical Colleges. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 9: 1-7. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.050901.


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