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General Medical English courses

General courses
General Medical English
  • 40, 60, 80 or 100-hour courses
  • Real classroom or Skype

Modular structure allows tailoring to your needs!

For doctors, nurses, therapists and administrative professionals.

Foundation and Professional topics include:

  • Patient welcome and registration
  • Taking a medical history and social history
  • Physical examination and interaction
  • Explaining investigations and results
  • Addressing patient concerns
  • Discussing diagnoses and treatments
  • In-patient care and follow-up enquiries
  • Writing and understanding patient notes
  • Case presentations
  • Talking to relatives
  • Patient transfers
  • Discharge instructions and appointments
  • Communicating with colleagues - formal and informal referrals, small talk
  • The body and bodily functions
  • Hospital plans and activities
  • Job descriptions
  • Using medical equipment
  • Hand-over procedures
  • Hospital policies and protocols
  • Healthcare articles and studies
  • Presentations at seminars and conferences
  • Cultural issues
  • Medico-legal issues and confidentiality
Specialist topics include:

  • Dealing with the elderly
  • Dealing with the psychiatric patient
  • Death and bereavement
  • Parents and the sick child
  • Social services
  • Interprofessional patient management
  • Best practice and protocols
  • Medical administration
  • Medico-legal issues
  • Medical articles and studies

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