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The Medical English certificate program is designed to prepare students for successful careers in various health care professions, or who have interest in the health care industry, by meeting the communication needs of students from around the world who do not speak English as a first language.
All Classes are English Classes in the Medical context.
Medical English is not an elective course, and has no electives combined to it. It is an Intensive program for any person interested in learning English in a Medical environment. This means, students don’t need to be enrolled in Programs in the Health industry to join this program.
• Designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop their professional communication and presentation skills using dialogues, body language, phonetics/vocal training, public speaking exercises, role plays, debates, lectures, and activities
• Prepares students for work in the medical environment and helps them build their communicative confidence and competence required for their career in that field
• An introduction to perspectives on American and Canadian Health Care and Cultural concepts of health and wellness
• Will include vocabulary and colloquial terms which clients may use to describe their illness, pain, and health experiences
• Progresses from a review of basic anatomy and physiology to identifying, naming, and describing body movements, posture, gait ambulation, and position
• Students will learn medical terms and everyday vocabulary used by health care workers
• Opportunities to acquire vocabulary, learn grammar, and practice communication skills in the context of discussion about the cardiovascular system
• Introduction to the language of diagnostics and assessments related to cardiovascular health and disease
• Will enhance your ability to communicate with patients, peers, and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team
• Builds career-specific language skills and competencies, but also continues to enhance the ability to communicate with patients, peers, and other members of the multidisciplinary health-care team
• Familiarizes the health professional who has a non-English speaking background with the vocabulary and grammar necessary to communicate with others regarding the anatomy, physiology, and disorders/diseases of the neurological diseases and impairments
• Covers three very important topics that affect the daily work of health professionals: sounds, viruses and bacteria, and then viral and bacterial infections
• Introduction to the language of pharmacology, the actions of medications, and related concepts
• Focuses on the written word; the ability to read, write or transpose medication orders both correctly and safely; the ability to discuss medications and the underlying principles of pharmacology