OET Role Play 21

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SPEAKING SUB – TEST

ROLE PLAYER’S CARD

NURSING SETTING / Hospital Ward / PATIENT

You are a 42 year old male who arrived at the hospital via ambulance 10 days ago after suffering from acute Sub – sternal chest pain radiating to left arm. You have been diagnosed with myocardial infarction. You are a businessman, married with 3 children. Your condition is now stable, however, you are restless and worried that you will have to make big changes to your lifestyle. Seek reassurance from the nurse.

Task

  • Express nervousness about future health.
  • Ask if all the medications are necessary.
  • Will you be able to work soon
  • Express concern that it will be hard to make changes to your lifestyle.
  • Request advice about suitable diet/ exercise routine.

CANDIDATE’S CARD

NURSING SETTING / Hospital Ward / NURSE

Patient is a 42 year old male who arrived at the hospital via ambulance 10 days ago after suffering from acute  Sub-sternal chest pain radiating to left arm. Patient has been diagnosed with myocardial infarction. Patient is a businessman, married with 3 children. His condition is now stable, however, he appears restless and worried about his condition. He is overweight ind is a smoker. He has high blood pressure.

Task

  • Provide comfort and stress the importance of a gradual transition back to normal life.
  • Reassure the patient that he can expect a full recovery if he follows doctor’s advice.
  • Discuss importance taking medications regularly.
  • Discuss the importance of giving up smoking.
  • Provide advice on what assistance is available to assist in quitting smoking.
  • Provide advice on suitable diet and exercise.
  • Discuss importance of regular rest periods between activities.
  • Respond to patient questions and provide reassurance
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