Towards improved quality of written patient records: language proficiency standards for non-native speaking health professionals
Grant number: LP130100171 | Funding period: 2013 - 2017
This project will focus on the quality and safety of healthcare in Australia by improving the screening of written communication of overseas trained non-native English speaking health professionals. This project will be achieved by investigating writing practices in hospitals and by setting more profession-oriented standards on the Occupational English Test.
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Ute Knoch, Barbara Ying Zhang, Catherine Elder, Eleanor Flynn, Annemiek Huisman, Robyn Woodward-Kron, Elizabeth Manias, Tim McNamara
Cross-disciplinary collaboration in research on a specific-purpose language test in the healthcare setting
Tim McNamara, Cathie Elder, Eleanor Flynn, U Knoch, Elizabeth Manias, Robyn Woodward-Kron, Sharon YAHALOM
Central to teaching and assessing languages for specific purposes is collaboration between domain experts and applied linguists; y..