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Medical English

Do you work as a medical professional in an internationally oriented institution? Does your work involve communicating with English-speaking patients or colleagues? Do you want to improve your English language skills and gain a better understanding of the cultural differences that influence doctor-patient communication? Or are you preparing for a medical internship or a career in an English-speaking country?

Our tailor-made Medical English course will help you improve your written and verbal communication with English-speaking patients and colleagues and help to familiarise you with English culture in a medical context.

Medical English

For whom?

This course was designed for all healthcare professionals who interact with English-speaking patients, colleagues or partners in their daily work. The course can be taken individually or as a group.

Course contents

Topics

The following topics may be covered in the course:

  • discussing a patient’s medical history
  • consulting with patients
  • explaining diseases
  • delivering bad news
  • holding phone conversations
  • interacting with colleagues
  • writing letters and e-mails
  • dealing with intercultural differences (e.g. the interaction and communication styles of English speakers)

Structure and form

If several colleagues wish to participate in the course, they will be divided into groups based on their English proficiency, as determined by the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT).

Participants can expect to spend approximately two hours per session on self-study.

The course has a strong practical focus and participants are encouraged to propose examples from their daily experiences.

Location

The course can be organised on-site or at our location in Nijmegen.

PE points

After the course, participants will receive a certificate from Radboud in'to Languages, for which they can request PE points from the Royal Dutch Medical Society (KNMG).

Request a quote

If you are interested in the Medical English course for yourself or your employees, we would be happy to schedule an appointment to discuss your needs and wishes. After this meeting, we will prepare a quote including a proposal for the course contents and an overview of the costs.

Enter your contact details below and we will contact you as soon as possible to schedule an intake interview.

English and Dutch courses 
(Free of charge thanks to language policy discount)

Radboud University is a bilingual university with a multilingual campus. That's why investing in language policy is important. The university offers free Dutch and English courses for its employees and PhD candidates.

Target groups

  • Radboud University employees and PhD candidates
  • Radboud university medical center staff with teaching or research duties (lecturers, PhD candidates and postdocs)​

Radboud University and Radboud university medical center staff who cannot make use of the language policy scheme to take this course receive a 10% discount.


Why In'to?

Donkergroen vinkje High pace and quick results

Donkergroen vinkje Attention to language, communication and culture

Donkergroen vinkje We tailor to your needs: there's always a course that suits you perfectly

Interested?

Feel free to contact us

T: 024 361 61 66

E: maatwerk@into.ru.nl