This online English for Doctors course enables you to learn the English you need to study and work in an English-speaking healthcare environment.
The course takes you through the language you 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.
During the course, you study 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.
You can use the course wherever you have an internet connection. The different inputs and activities are short and focused, so even 10 minutes will be enough to learn some useful language.
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Virginia wrote SLC’s Medical English courses and is SLC’s Head of Medical English. She is a lecturer in English for Medical Purposes, a Medical English teacher trainer, and a widely published writer, including co-authoring the Cambridge English for Nursing text books, used by Medical universities around the world. Virginia Allum is also a practising Registered Nurse, with years of practice in the UK and Australia.