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Medical English Program

Develop specialized English communication skills and vocabulary for use in medical settings.

Build the medical English terminology, listening & speaking skills required to communicate effectively while providing medical care.

Our Medical English program consists of three Medical English modules, each focused on different healthcare topics. The program is designed to help medical professionals communicate effectively with English-speaking patients and colleagues in international healthcare settings.

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LOCATION AVAILABLE

Vancouver, Brisbane, Sydney

PROGRAM LENGTH

4 weeks per module
Complete all three modules in 12 weeks

SCHEDULE

Full-Time Morning

START DATES

VANCOUVER:
2024: Jan 2, Aug 12, Sep 9, Oct 7

BRISBANE, SYDNEY*:
2024: April 22, May 20, Jun 17, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2

ENGLISH LEVEL

Intermediate 2**

*In Australia, program delivery is subject to change.

**Completion of ILSC's Academic English Placement Test is mandatory prior to registration.

Medical-English-Snapshot

The Medical English program available at ILSC Vancouver, Brisbane or Sydney consists of three modules. Each module is four weeks long and focuses on different topics. Modules run in succession, and all three modules may be completed in 12 weeks. You will earn a certificate of completion indicating the Medical English Program for each session you complete.

Module 1: Health & Systems of the Body gives you a chance to explore medical English terminology and communication skills in the following areas:

  • Female reproductive system
  • Male reproductive system
  • Urinary system
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Giving examination results to patients
  • Pharmacy and pharmacist
  • The blood system
START DATES

2023
VANCOUVER: Dec 4
BRISBANE / SYDNEY: Dec 4

2024
VANCOUVER: Aug 12
BRISBANE / SYDNEY: Apr 22, Oct 7

Module 2: Emergency Care, Surgery, & Systems of the Body gives you a chance to explore medical English terminology and communication skills in the following areas:

  • Emergency care/ER
  • The nervous system
  • The respiratory system
  • The digestive system
  • The lymphatic system
  • Surgery
  • The ear and eye
  • The skin
START DATES

2023
VANCOUVER: Oct 10
BRISBANE/SYDNEY: Oct 9

2024
VANCOUVER: Jan 2, Sep 9
BRISBANE / SYDNEY: May 20, Nov 4

Module 3: Personal and Specialty Care, & Systems of the Body gives you a chance to explore medical English terminology and communication skills in the following areas:

  • Oncology
  • Palliative care
  • Occupational and Physiotherapy
  • Pain management
  • The endocrine system
  • Community health care
  • Psychiatric care
START DATES

2023
VANCOUVER: Nov 6
BRISBANE / SYDNEY: Nov 6

2024
VANCOUVER: Oct 7
BRISBANE / SYDNEY: Jun 17, Dec 2

Why Choose Medical English at ILSC?

Medical-English-Benefits
  • An intensive program designed for medical students and professionals who want to develop their medical English.
  • Learn new terminology in each module and put it into practice by exploring medical case studies and describing patient conditions.
  • Role-plays can be adapted to meet each student's individual learning objectives and needs, depending on their professional backgrounds.
  • Explore topics like Pharmacy, Examination Results, Emergency Care, Surgery, Personal and Specialty Care, and Systems of the body.
  • Develop skills and vocabulary to better communicate with English-speaking patients and colleagues in international healthcare settings.
  • Complete individual modules specific to your needs, or complete all three modules for a comprehensive Medical English learning experience.
Jorge

"In my country, I need to see a lot of patient who speak English and, as a medical professional, you need to improve your English. We learn all the medical stuff in English now. This class in Medical English is really multicultural. You learn a lot of point of view. You make some friends also, and of course you learn about all the topics."

Jorge , Peru

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