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Specialist Language Courses
Online English for Doctors

English for Doctors

This online English for Doctors course makes sure that practising doctors have the English they need to work effectively and safely in an English-speaking environment.

The course takes a doctor through the language they need to use throughout the patient journey, from admission to interview, diagnosis, treatment, surgery and end-of-life care. The units cover medical terminology, patient and staff interactions, hospital language and much more.

Doctors work on all aspects of medical language, including pronunciation, grammar and functional skills. The course has a practical focus and is regularly reviewed so the content is always relevant and up to date.

The course can be used wherever a doctor has an internet connection. Inputs and activities are short and focused, so even 10 minutes will be enough to learn some useful language.

CPD accreditation

Online English for Doctors is accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK. Completion. When you complete the course, you receive a formal CPD Standards certificate for 80 CPD hours or points, accepted internationally and across multiple professional sectors.

Institutional course platforms and support

Any employer using SLC’s courses receives their own platform design, where they get full reporting on what their doctors have done and what their scores are.
SLC provides training and technical support, so organisations and doctors are supported throughout.

OET Preparation

English for Doctors is excellent preparation for OET Medicine, required by national regulatory bodies for doctors registering to work in English-speaking countries such as the UK, Ireland and Australia. It provides the language foundation that those studying for OET Medicine need and can be effectively combined with SLC’s Reach OET B Medicine course to create a strong OET preparation package.

Organisational discounts

We provide organisational licences and discounts to the online English for Doctors course. This offer can be combined to suit an organisation’s needs with our other courses, such as Medical Terminology, English for Medical Academic Purposes, English for Pharmacy, English for Nurses, English for Care, OET preparation and IELTS preparation courses.

Interested in using online English for Doctors? Get in touch!