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Medical English Diploma / Certificates

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

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

Our Vancouver Medical English Program consists of 3 Medical English certificates, 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

PROGRAM LENGTH

Diploma: 12 weeks

Certificate: 4 weeks per certificate

SCHEDULE

Full-Time

START DATES

Every Monday except the last week of a session

ENGLISH LEVEL

Intermediate 2

Medical-English-Snapshot

The Medical English Diploma/Certificates Program available at ILSC Vancouver consists of 3 Certificates. Each certificate is four weeks long. You will earn a Certificate in Medical English for each session you complete, and if you complete all three certificates (12 weeks), you will receive the Medical English Diploma.

It is not necessary to complete these certificates sequentially, which gives you the flexibility to begin the program at the start of any new session.

Part of the Medical English Diploma, the Certificate in Pharmacy, Examination Results, & 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

Part of the Medical English Diploma, the Certificate in 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

Part of the Medical English Diploma, the Certificate in 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

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 certificate and put it into practice by exploring medical case studies and describing patient conditions.
  • Role-plays can be adapted to meet students’ 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 in international healthcare settings.
  • Complete individual certificates specific to your needs or complete the entire 12-week program to earn a Medical English Diploma.
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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