Online German course for nursing staff

Do you work in the care sector and would like to improve your German language skills in a targeted manner? Our customised German courses for nursing staff offer you an ideal opportunity to improve your communication skills at a professional level and prepare yourself optimally for the B1 to B2 nursing exam.

Start: Every month, all year round (all dates)
next course 10. June
8:30-11:30am | 11:45am-2:45pm | 3:00-6:00pm | 6:15-9:15pm (CEST)
3 hours/day, 4 weeks, 24 hours (32 teaching units)
Monday+Wednesday or Tuesday+Thursday
Max. 12 participants

from B1.2 German course for nursing staff 1
from B2.2 German course for nursing staff 2
(= one part per month, i.e. you need a total of 2 months to complete all 2 parts)

Total price 199,00 €

Contents of our online German courses for nursing staff

In our courses, you will acquire specific vocabulary and specialised terminology for nursing care as well as the skills required for effective communication with patients, residents, doctors, colleagues and superiors.

We also cover correct care documentation, including medical history forms, biographical reports and care reports, as well as in dealing with departmental and ward-specific work situations.

German course for nursing staff 1
(participation from level B1.2)

Communication with patients
- Intake interview
- Biographical discussion
- (Treatment) consultation
- Complaints discussion
- Patient consultation

Communication with doctors and colleagues
- Doctor’s report
- Team meeting
- Agenda
- Calling for emergency services
- Emergency situations

Documentation and written communication
- Medical history form
- Biographical report
- Complaint form
- Results protocol
- Emails to superiors
- Doctor’s note for sick leave

Dealing with dementia in language

Medical devices and modes of action

Support during operations

Bed sores

Heart diseases

Prophylactic measure

Wound treatment and documentation

Review of grammar B1 in a care-specific context

German course for nursing staff 2
(participation from level B2.2)

Communication with patients
- Giving recommendations and tips
- Instruction on medical devices

Communication with doctors and colleagues
- Handover discussion
- Team coordination
- Discussion of tasks before discharging/transferring patients
- Accepting or rejecting delegation
- Collegial advice and discussion methods

Documentation and written communication
- Nursing report
- Accident report
- Emails for shift handover
- Transfer sheet

Care problems

Care planning

MRSA remediation


Prophylactic measures

Accidents and injuries at work


Medical devices

Taking over medical activities

Patient fixation

Further training

The German healthcare system and criminal offences in nursing care

Self-care and self-management

Ethical dilemmas

Review of grammar B1 and B2 in a care-specific context

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Who is the online German course for nursing staff suitable for?

The “German for nursing staff” course is aimed at people with existing knowledge of German who would like to improve their language skills, especially in a care context.

What makes the German course for nursing staff effective?

Our teaching methods are practice-orientated and aim to strengthen your language skills in real-life situations. They include:

interactive exercises
role plays
Deutschkurs Sprachniveau A1-C2

Precise placement We will find the right German course for you

At the DeutschAkademie, we have a special mission: we want you to attend the German course in which you can learn best. And we will find out together with you - using our free placement test.

It is based on the proven 12-level model of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). With this detailed written and oral placement test, we can determine your previous knowledge and find the German course that is just right for you.

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Our German teachers:native speakers, qualified, committed

Fast but sustainable learning success in a pleasant learning atmosphere and with modern communicative methods. Whether on site or online: Our highly motivated and well-trained German teachers are all native speakers and take great pleasure in teaching.

The language of instruction in our international groups is German right from the start. And along the way, you will gain exciting insights into everyday life, professional life and culture in Germany or Austria.

Would you like to improve your career prospects in the care sector?

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