NEED ANALYSIS FOR IDENTIFYING ESP MATERIALS FOR MEDICAL RECORD STUDENTS IN APIKES CITRA MEDIKA SURAKARTA

Beta Setiawati

DOI: https://doi.org/10.23917/kls.v1i1.2479

Abstract

Identifying teaching material is the process of  selecting, adapting and evaluating of teaching based on specific necessities of the students. Need Analysis
is really needed to identify teaching materials for  English for Specific Purpose. The researchobjective is toidentify the ESP materials for teaching 3rd semester
medical record students at Academy of Medical Record and Health information Citra Medika (APIKES CITRA MEDIKA) Surakarta. The work used qualitative
and quantitative methods. The outcomesof this study showed the real necessities of students in learning English to prepare their future at the field of medical record and health information. Findings of the need analysis demonstrate that all four of the language skills were necessary for their academic studies and their target career. There are certain topics related to English for medical record such as medical record staff’ duties, ethical and legal issues in medical record, Hospital statistics, Medical record filling system, Health information system, and so on. Accordingly, this study proposes new ESP materials based on the stakeholders’ needs.It is suggested that textbook or handout of English for Medical Record will be made based on the Need Analysis by ESP designers and ESP lecturers involve actively recognizing the progressive needs of medical record students.

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