Learn new healthcare terminology in English and improve your language and communication skills for a job in healthcare.
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About this course
Learn how to communicate with healthcare experts using their language and vocabulary.
Healthcare jargon might be difficult to understand. This course will help you improve your English language abilities and discover vocabulary relevant to a profession or study in the healthcare field.
You’ll study medical jargon and how to interact in a variety of professional settings. You’ll hone your listening skills by listening to recordings of healthcare professionals and put your knowledge to the test by writing answers to discussion questions.
You will feel more secure using healthcare language after completing this course, and you will have experienced what it’s like to utilize these language skills in a hospital setting.
What topics will you cover?
- Working and learning in the hospital
- Experiences of patients
- Symptoms and diagnoses
- Taking notes and clear communication
- Working in different healthcare contexts: Caring for patients in the home; Healthcare interventions in the community.
- How to write reflectively
In this course, you will be learning
This self-guided course allows you to learn at your own speed. You can meet other students, share your views, and participate in active conversations in the comments at any time during the course.
What will you accomplish?
You’ll be able to… by the end of the course.
- Use your language abilities in a variety of healthcare situations.
- Using adjectives to describe symptoms, and vocabulary related to problems/solutions and causes/effects, for example.
- Interpret a variety of healthcare-related genres, such as instructions, notes, reflective journals, and registration forms.
- Learn new terms and vocabulary in the healthcare field.
- Determine appropriate communication modes for various professional circumstances, such as giving directions to patients.
- Consider what you’ve learned and write a reflective journal. Make use of your linguistic skills to assess your encounters.
- Read and listen for specific information to collect and record medical information.
Who is this course aimed at?
This course is for refugees, displaced people, and the communities that support them in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region who want to study a healthcare-related course at an English-speaking university.
It was developed as part of the PADILEIA project and is intended to help students enrolled in the Introduction to Nursing course.
To get the most out of this course, we recommend that learners have at least a CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) A2 level.
Originally posted 2021-11-25 08:12:41.