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Core Medical English Course

Curriculum and Schedule: 2017/2018

 

Week  1  starts Week 2 starts Week 3 starts Week 4 starts
Mar 19, July 9, Oct 29,/ Mar 3, Jun 23, Oct 14 Mar 26, July 16, Nov 5, / Mar 10 , Jun 30 , Oct 20 , Apr 2, July 23, Nov 13, / Mar 17 ,  Jul 7 , Oct 27 Apr 9, July 30, Nov 19, / Mar 24 , Jul 14 , Nov 3
How to build medical words Symptom description Physical Examination (theory and practice) Telephone skills
Review of anatomical structures Describing the patient Hospital admissions Giving advice to patients using proper modal construction
Human body Common/medical diseases (common and medical descriptions) Patient condition (with phrasal verbs) A look at problem oriented care plans
Understanding the patient Terminology Terminology Terminology
History taking (with interrogative construction) History and note taking Giving instructions (with use of proper imperatives) Musculo-skeletal system review
Female Reproductive System Male Reproductive system The Urinary System Musculo-skeletal examination
  Case studies    
Week 5  Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 
Apr 16, Aug 7, Nov 26/ Mar 31 , Jul 21 , Nov 10 Jan 2, Apr 23, Aug 13, Dec 3/ Apr 7 , Jul 28 , Nov 17 Jan 8, Apr 30, Aug 20, Dec 10/ Apr 14 , Aug 5 , Nov 24 Jan 15, May 7, Aug 27, Dec 17/ Apr 21 , Aug 11 , Dec 1
Case studies Pharmacy/Pharmacist Letter writing and communication Diagnostic tools and investigations
Terminology Types of drugs and medicines Types of illnesses Using medical documents
Confusing words Drug application Case studies Nutrition and health
Communication skills Drug culture Culture and medicine Case studies
Giving examination results to patients Effects of drugs (contextual vocabulary) The Blood system The Digestive System
Reading comprehension (analyzing medical content) Agreeing/disagreeing (proper ways to do it)    
Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
Jan 22, May 14, Sept 4/ Jan 7 , Apr 28 , Aug 18 , Dec 8 Jan 29, May 22, Sep 10/ Jan 14 , May 5 , Aug 25 , Dec 15 Feb 5, May 28, Sep 17/ Jan 21 ,  May 12 ,  Sept 2 Feb 12, June 4, Sep 24/ Jan 28 , May 20 , Sept 8
Emergency care and First aid Reading and understanding case histories Surgery- preparation Dentistry
ER assessment Geriatric care Surgery equipment/tools Dental examination
People and places in the hospital Chronic conditions  Pre Op/Post Op Dental tools and equipment
The Nervous System Case studies Prognosis Diseases of the mouth
  Respiratory System The Lymphatic System Ear and Eye
Week 13 Week 14  Week 15 Week 16
Feb 19, June 11, Oct 1/ Feb 4 , May 26 , Sept 15 Feb 26, June 18, Oct 9/ Feb 11 , Jun 2 , Sept 22 Mar 5, June 25, Oct 15/ Feb 18 , Jun 9 , Sept 29 Mar 12, July 3, Oct 22/ Feb 25 , Jun 16 , Oct 6
The Skin Occupational and Physical Therapy (OT, PT) Psychiatric care Oncology
Describing shapes (in skin conditions) OT/PT treatment methods Psychiatric conditions and symptoms Alternative health care
Using prepositions in describing patients? conditions Pain management Community health care Palliative health care
  Case Studies  Institutional health care Case studies
  The Endocrine System    

 

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