IsiXhosa for Healthcare: The Nurse

IsiXhosa for Healthcare: The Nurse


Learn how to use the “Xhosa” language in the most appropriate and natural way in a medical environment with this specialised course on IsiXhosa for Healthcare: The Nurse. Being able to show multilingualism in South Africa and all regions of the world shows commitment to diversity and a desire to put the patient first. You can learn the exact terminology and pronunciation of IsiXhosa words for clinical use right here.

By taking this advanced IsiXhosa tutorial, you will quickly learn about the sounds and “clicks” that are crucial to communication. You will also learn how to describe human body areas, greet a patient, provide appropriate counselling phrases, know the type of conversation needed in wards and clinics, provide concise details about medication, and use euphemisms when necessary.        

This is a unique opportunity for practising and student nurses to become comfortable with this language’s flexibility and use it to communicate with patients.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The IsiXhosa for Healthcare: The Nurse is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
The sounds of isiXhosa 00:07:00
The sounds of isiXhosa – 2 00:09:00
The “C” click 00:09:00
The “Q” click 00:07:00
The “X” click 00:06:00
Section 02: The Human Body
The Human Body – 1 00:05:00
The Human Body – 2 00:03:00
The Human Body – 3 00:04:00
The Human Body – 4 00:04:00
Section 03: Meeting the patient
Meeting the patient -1 00:06:00
Meeting the patient – 2 00:06:00
The patient’s personal details – 1 00:05:00
The patient’s personal details – 2 00:05:00
Pre- operative details 00:05:00
Section 04: Health Counselling
Counselling on nutrition 00:06:00
Counselling on nutrition – 2 00:03:00
Counselling on dental care 00:03:00
Counselling on the dangers of smoking 00:06:00
Counselling on the merits of stopping smoking 00:04:00
Section 05: Disease Counselling
Counselling on diabetes 00:05:00
Counselling on tuberculosis 00:04:00
Counselling on tuberculosis – 2 00:03:00
AIDS Counselling 00:06:00
AIDS Counselling – 2 00:04:00
AIDS Counselling – 3 00:04:00
Covid counselling 00:07:00
Section 06: The Nurse in the Clinic
Family Planning 00:05:00
Family Planning – 2 00:07:00
Breastfeeding 00:05:00
Assisting with a presenting problem 00:05:00
Child Care 00:04:00
Counselling young women 00:02:00
Section 07: The Nurse in the ward
Pre- operative details 00:05:00
Assisting a patient in the ward 00:03:00
Wound care 00:01:00
The Midwife 00:16:00
Section 08: Medication
Applying lotion 00:02:00
Taking tablets 00:02:00
Taking medication 00:02:00
Quantities of medication to take 00:01:00
Where to store medication 00:01:00
Section 09: Precautions and side-effects
Precautions when taking medication 00:03:00
Possible side-effects or physical problems 00:07:00
Section 10: Euphemisms
Euphemisms 00:09:00
Assignment – IsiXhosa for Healthcare: The Nurse 00:00:00

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