English for Medicine
Let’s improve healthcare together!
English for Medicine is a proven course designed by professionals that will teach you the important medical concepts you need to know in order to secure a position in the workplace. You will be provided with a certified native speaking tutor who will teach you according to your specified needs and interests in the medical field. Through one-on-one lessons, you will learn medical vocabulary relating to treatments, systems, diseases, examinations, and epidemiology, to name a few. By learning medical English, you will have more opportunities in the health care job market. Enroll today and let’s improve health care together!
English for Medicine gives you an in-depth overview of vocabulary, terminology, phrases, and concepts of the medical field in English. In this course, you will learn about the basics, medical and paramedical personnel and locations, training and education, systems, diseases, symptoms, investigations, treatment, prevention, epidemiology, ethics research, examination, explanation, and presentations.
In the unit on the Basics of Medicine, you will learn about health, illness, parts of the body, and functions of the body. This section will teach you how to communicate with your patient when asking about their health and symptoms.
The Medical and Paramedical Personnel and Places section reviews medical practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, technicians, prosthetics, orthotics, opticians, hospitals, outpatients, inpatients, and primary care.
The Education and Training unit discusses medical education, medical qualifications, the Foundation Programme, and PLAB.
The unit on Systems, Diseases, and Symptoms delivers an extremely insightful view into symptoms and signs, blood, bones, childhood, the endocrine system, the eye, the gastrointestinal system, gynecology, the heart and circulation, infections the respiratory system, the nervous system, mental illness, pregnancy, childbirth, the skin, and the urinary system.
In the unit on Investigations, you will learn about basic investigations involved in ophthalmoscopy, blood pressure and taking blood. This unit also covers laboratory tests, endoscopy, x-ray, CT scans, MRI, ultrasounds, and ECG’s.
The Treatment section includes topics of medical treatment, drugs, prescriptions, surgical treatment, surgical instruments, how to create an operation report, therapies, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
The unit, Taking a History, looks into how to gather a full case history on your patients, how to talk about pain, finding out their drug history, discovering their family medical history, and phrasal verbs that are used in gathering history.
In the section called Examination, you will learn about physical examinations, how to examine a patient, and how to give them instructions. You will also review how to give mental state examinations, some of the symptoms of psychiatric disorders, and typical questions from a mental state examination.
The Explanation unit reviews explaining diagnoses and management, which terms to use during your explanation, the discussion of treatment, what options are offered, how to advise a certain course of action, advising patients against certain things or situations, and giving bad news.
In the Presentations unit, you will learn about data presentations, how to refer to figures or tables, how to compare variables, graphs, charts, research articles, abstracts, the BMJ abstract, and conference presentations along with their structures.
This course also covers the topic of Prevention, which analyzes screenings and immunizations, Ethics, which reviews GMC guidelines and bioethical issues, and Research, which looks at trials, variables, cohort studies, and case control studies.