Specialist Language Courses

ONLINE English for care

English for Care Course Information Box

This English for Care course is for anyone wanting to build a strong foundation in the English needed for nursing and care.

The course contains extensive multi-media inputs and activities. You learn a wide range of language, including vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and communication skills.

SLC’s English for Care course teaches the English needed to communicate effectively with patients and with other healthcare professionals at work. The course includes essential medical terminology, interactions with patients and nurses, and the English needed in multiple care scenarios.

Topics in the English for Care course include managing pain, pressure area care, dealing with falls, mental health issues, infection control, dealing with elderly patients, taking observations, and managing daily activities, such as toileting, food, drink and moving around.

Online English for Care is accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK. On finishing the course, you receive a formal CPD Standards certificate for 48 CPD hours or points, accepted internationally and across multiple professional sectors.

Throughout the course, we are here to answer your questions, whether they are about the content or if you have a technical issue when accessing the course.

You can use the course wherever you have an internet connection. The different inputs and activities are short and focused, so even 10 minutes will be enough to learn some useful language.

CPD Certificate

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€89 – $99

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Virginia Allum

Virginia wrote SLC’s Medical English courses and is SLC’s Head of Medical English. She is a lecturer in English for Medical Purposes, a Medical English teacher trainer, and a widely published writer, including co-authoring the Cambridge English for Nursing text books, used by Medical universities around the world. Virginia Allum is also a practising Registered Nurse, with years of practice in the UK and Australia.