Course Overview

English for Healthcare

In this course, learners are taught how to describe diseases and conditions, interact with doctors and patients, use key terminology on the job and more.

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Hours of Content
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1. Anatomy

This unit will introduce learners to the basics of human anatomy and about the different systems that make up a human body.

2. Common Diseases

Learners will watch videos and read articles about common diseases, including the symptoms and treatments associated with each one.

3. Pharmacology

Learners will listen to real conversations and read about different kinds of medications, why they are prescribed, and how they are taken.

4. Hospitals & Nursing

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.

5. Genetics

Learners will watch videos and read articles about the basics of genetics and chromosomes, the building blocks of life and who we are.

6. Pathology & Cancer

Learners will study the science of pathology and how different cancers are diagnosed, studied, and treated.

7. Gynecology

Learners will become familiar with gynecology and obstetrics and will watch and listen to videos on pregnancy, detecting birth defects, and prenatal testing.

8. Pediatrics

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.

9. Surgeries & Procedures

Learners will review the most common surgeries and procedures in the medical world.

10. Optometry

Learners will observe how optometrists give eye exams, diagnose vision disorders and treat them.

11. Review: Medical News (UPDATED DAILY!)

Review the English for Healthcare course with current news stories from each unit.

Courses on any subject are available

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