English for the Healthcare sector and Medical professionals online ESP course for Doctors and Nurses

English for the Healthcare sector and Medical professionals like Doctors and Nurses

Why is it worth taking English online language course for the Healthcare sector and Medical professionals like Doctors and Nurses?

When it comes to practising medicine or nursing in English, Medical professionals often have concerns about English language skills hampering their ability to communicate effectively with their patients. Our course has been designed with the support of medical professionals (both practising doctors and nurses) and addresses the question of effective, confident communication with patients, fellow doctors, practice managers, hospital managers and staff.

English for the Healthcare sector and Medical professionals online ESP course for Doctors and Nurses

Turning Theory into Practice

One of our series of Professional Group Programmes, this course encourages participants to share ideas and experiences in order to develop their communication skills in relevant situations and contexts. The programme will be based around the specific needs of the participants, developing language skills through discussion, role-plays, presentations, vocabulary development and language analysis in professional contexts.

Practical English Language Skills will be Developed in the Following Contexts:

Professional Skills (Healthcare/Medical professionals)

  • First contacts, putting the patient at ease
  • Asking questions (medical history)
  • Checking and clarifying (symptoms/diagnosis)
  • Giving advice, reassuring
  • Explaining processes and procedures clearly (treatment plans)
  • Using colloquial terms
  • Understanding different accents, talking to non-native speakers of English
  • Dealing with difficult patients
  • Giving bad news
  • Accent reduction (clarifying pronunciation errors) where necessary


  • Anatomy, health, illness
  • Prescription/medication
  • Healthcare in Poland
  • Healthcare systems in other countries
  • Doctors’ surgeries/hospitals
  • Private medical care
  • Modern medical practice in my country
  • General practice and responsibilities Language development
  • Fluency practice and vocabulary development
  • Focus on effective communication between yourself and patients,
  • Discussing issues with practice management and staff
  • Feedback on accuracy and pronunciation

Cultural Awareness

  • Cultural factors in treating patients
  • Culture and behaviour
  • Recognising different cultures
  • Adapting our behaviour
  • The cultural iceberg


  • Improving your English language skills in contexts relevant to your role within medicine
  • Benchmarking your knowledge with other professionals
  • Discussing case studies
  • Building on your skills in presenting specific cases in English
  • Increasing your confidence when dealing with patients or practice/hospital management or staff in English
  • Fast tracking the development in your overall language ability

Bet on your personal English language development and changes for the better!

This course is perfect for…:

  • Medical professionals, like doctors, nurses, students of medicine related studies, employees and managers of pharmacies, hospitals and companies or public institutions within the medical and pharmaceutical sectors or professionals working or with the ambitions to work in the healthcare sector
  • Medical professionals who need to improve their English
  • Medical professionals who plan to work internationally
  • Medical professionals who use English regularly in their work
  • Medical professionals who are planning to move to or are living in English speaking countries
  • Medical professionals who are involved in international working parties and research groups

Sign up for our English for Doctors and Nurses online English language course now to increase your possibilities in English-speaking communication, and thus improve your work and develop your professional career.