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Medical English Course
Tue, 13 Sep 2016, 18:00 – Thu, 17 Nov 2016, 20:30 BST
Medical English course is suitable for experienced medical professionals with minimal experience of working in London who want to become confident speakers of English and improve their communication skills at work in the context of healthcare situations. Medical English course will improve your knowledge of the sort of English required in the fields of human biology, medical science, nursing, etc. Improved language skills can advance your career and allow you to communicate fluently with your counterparts.
English for Medicine / Medical English students are doctors, nurses and other health practitioners mainly from Europe. Many of our students are medical specialists from leading hospitals and clinics. Of course, studying English for Medicine / Medical English at TELC UK gives you a great opportunity to make new friends and build international contacts in the medical profession.
Maximum group size 10 students per Medical English class, this means you will benefit from greater teacher attention and improve your English for Medicine / Medical English faster.
Medical English (English for Medicine) course objectives and key themes / language focus
The main areas covered by this course are the following:
Communicating effectively with patients
Communicating effectively with professional colleagues
Discussing treatments, presenting opinions and assessments
Developing a winning CV and triumph in English at interviews
Learning how to fit into a professional team in the UK
Making medical applications during the course
Spending time at a UK doctor’s clinic (at additional cost).
Taking and understanding a patient history, asking about symptoms, recording information, communicating information accurately.
Examining a patient, rephrasing, explaining, prompting.
Using a medical dictionary, medical documents.
Interpreting a diagnosis, explaining and discussing a diagnosis.
Understanding medical diagrams and documents.
Using general medical reference books and a pharmacology reference.
Examining case histories.
Studying the language as it relates to medical treatment: medical treatment, physiotherapy, surgical treatment, giving and understanding instructions.
Considering language functions appropriate to certain medical scenarios.
Learning common medical abbreviations.
Examining the structure and organisation of the British National Health Service, including a discussion of the British hospital system.
Discussing the future of medicine.
For more info please visit our website http://telcuk.com/course/english-for-medicine/