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Course Description

The Medical English program is intended for students and professionals who wish to master medical terminology and increase English fluency within a clinical context.  Students develop their ability to communicate with patients and medical colleagues through a focused study of good communication:  verbal communication, active listening, voice management, non-verbal communication, and cultural awareness.

Objectives

  • Write and verbally communicate instructions for taking medication
  • Write notes when someone is describing a problem
  • Ask open-ended questions to better understand the specific details of a problem
  • Give recommendations on a course of action, giving reasons
  • Communication a report describing medical plans and strategies in detail

Course Enhancements

  • Guest speakers from Pace University's College of Health Professions
  • Visits to local hospitals to engage with American medical professionals¬†
  • Use of Pace University's medical simulation labs