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English for Healthcare

English for Healthcare is designed to prepare you for careers in general medicine, specialized medical fields and high-stakes work environments.

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Course Overview

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English for Healthcare

In this course, you will learn how to describe diseases and conditions, interact with doctors and patients, use key terminology on the job and more.

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11

Units

40

Hours of Industry Content

11

Achievement tests

A2+

Required Skills Level

Syllabus

This unit will introduce learners to the basics of human anatomy and about the different systems that make up a human body.
Learners will watch videos and read articles about common diseases, including the symptoms and treatments associated with each one.
Learners will listen to real conversations and read about different kinds of medications, why they are prescribed, and how they are taken.
In this unit you will learn about nursing and other jobs associated with working in a hospital and some of the procedures done in them.
Learners will watch videos and read articles about the basics of genetics and chromosomes, the building blocks of life and who we are.
Learners will study the science of pathology and how different cancers are diagnosed, studied, and treated.
Learners will become familiar with gynecology and obstetrics and will watch and listen to videos on pregnancy, detecting birth defects, and prenatal testing.
Learners are introduced to pediatrics, the branch of medicine that deals with children. They will hear from doctors who work with children and learn about contemporary pediatric issues.
Learners will review the most common surgeries and procedures in the medical world.
Learners will observe how optometrists give eye exams, diagnose vision disorders and treat them.
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This Class is Eligible for Certification

Students who complete the English for Healthcare course will receive certificates of completion to demonstrate their proficiency level.

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Courses on any subjects are available

We are constantly adding new courses to help you with your career-specific English skills, and can easily include new ones to meet your particular needs.