Part five of a series of English-language worksheets for nurses. In this set of reading and listening activities, students learn about monitoring the body’s most basic functions.

Nurses play an important role in assessing and monitoring patients' vital signs. It is essential that nurses understand the vocabulary associated with the body's basic functions. These worksheets contain a number of activities that will help to deepen and test a student's comprehension of this topic.

Students will learn:

  • vocabulary and principles of vital signs and monitoring 
  • to describe the factors associated with vital signs