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.
Vancouver, Brisbane, Sydney
4 weeks per module
Complete all three modules in 12 weeks
VANCOUVER: Jan 3, Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24, May 23, Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 10, Nov 6, Dec 4
BRISBANE, SYDNEY*: Apr 24, May 22, Jun 19, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 4, 2023
Students who wish to complete all three modules should begin on: Apr 24 or Oct 9, 2023
*In Australia, program delivery is subject to change.
**Completion of ILSC's Academic English Placement Test is mandatory prior to registration.
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
- Giving examination results to patients
- Pharmacy and pharmacist
- The blood system
VANCOUVER: Jan 3, Mar 27, Jun 19, Sep 11 Dec 4, 2023
BRISBANE / SYDNEY: Jun 19, Dec 4, 2023
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
- The ear and eye
- The skin
VANCOUVER: Jan 30, Apr 24, Jul 17, Oct 10, 2023
BRISBANE/SYDNEY: Apr 24, Oct 9, 2023
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:
- Palliative care
- Occupational and Physiotherapy
- Pain management
- The endocrine system
- Community health care
- Psychiatric care
VANCOUVER: Feb 27, May 23, Aug 14, Nov 6, 2023
BRISBANE/SYDNEY: May 22, Nov 6, 2023