English for Medical Purposes
Our English for Medical Purposes course is suitable for practicing doctors, medical students and those considering furthering their medical practice in an English speaking environment.
The course anticipates a level of English equivalent to the Common European Framework (CEF) level B1 or higher and offers you the opportunity to extend and practice your working knowledge of English in a medical setting.
Module 1: Medical Personnel
Module 2: Hospital Departments
Module 3: Medical Equipment
Module 4: Admission to Hospital
Module 5: Taking a Patient History
Module 6: Informed Consent
Module 7: Describing Pain
Module 8: The Assessment of Pain
Module 9: Post-Operative Care
Module 10: Pain Management
Module 11: Describing Symptoms
Module 12: Eliciting Information and Symptoms
Module 13: Describing the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Conditions
Module 14: Describing the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease
Module 15: Describing the Signs and Symptoms of the Circulatory System
Module 16: Explaining Medical Conditions to Patients
Each module includes a range of tasks aimed at developing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills that will be useful in your medical career.
Course materials come from a wide range of internationally renowned sources, including the Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Pearson Education, Tokyo Medical University and a range of other internationally recognised resources.
The course is based around the English Language communication skills considered essential by the designers of the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination), which is an examination aimed at testing your medical communication skills.
The duration of the course is 8 weeks at 2 X 90 minute sessions a week.