Expand Your Understanding of Medical Terms
Keeping up with the new terminology in the medical field is important for career development and advancement. This Certificate Program covers a wide variety of medical vocabulary related to: diseases, symptoms, investigations/lab testing, treatment, examination, and prevention. The program will also address language related to bodily parts and functions.
You will learn to:
- Become familiar with western medical terminology
- Learn about the parts and functions of the body
- Increase your understanding of systems, diseases, and symptoms
- Discover more about Infections and Psychiatric disorders
- Explore diseases associated with the nervous system
Course of Study
The Presenting Complaint
Past Medical and Family History
Social History and Telephone Consultations
Examining a Patient
Planning Treatment and Closign the Patient Interview
Dealing with Sensitive Issues
Breaking Bad News
Communicating with Challenging Patients
Communicting with the Elderly and Children
Who Should Attend: Health care professionals who speak English as a Second Language, and who are pursuing or planning to pursue a degree in a field related to medicine.
Pre-requisite: This course is designed for upper-intermediate to advanced level English speakers.
Instructor: Karen Anne Hayes, M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language; M.S., Traditional Oriental Medicine. Click on the “I” next to the section above to get full instructor bio.
Required Materials: Textbook, Professional English in Use-Medicine, Eric Glendinning and Ron Howard
ELA is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP) and Association of International Educators (NAFSA). The ELA is currently seeking accreditation from the Commission of English Language Program (CEA), which is recognized by the Secretary of the Department of Education.
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