English for Healthcare Professionals

English for Healthcare Professionals

Coming to live and work in a different country presents challenges. The language may be one, but understanding and adapting to the culture is another. This virtual course enables healthcare professionals to provide excellent care and to work efficiently and with professionalism in the Irish healthcare sector.

English for Healthcare Professionals

Cost

Duration

Customisable

Course Delivery

Live training online with an instructor

English for healthcare professionals

What is it?

Coming to live and work in a different country presents challenges. The language may be one, but understanding and adapting to the culture is another.

This English for Healthcare Professionals course allows non-Irish healthcare professionals to become familiar with various aspects of Irish culture that are important for them to know in order to be able to provide excellent care and to work efficiently and with professionalism in the Irish healthcare sector.

Who is this course aimed at?

This training is specifically designed for healthcare professionals who are required to improve their English skills.

What our clients say:

“My trainer explained the differences in cultures very well with excellent examples that really made differences clear and understandable.”

Former participant

After the course, trainees will...

become better at communicating clearly with patients and colleagues

be more aware of cultural differences and how that may affect their interactions with patients and colleagues

become more confident about speaking English in their workplace and therefore more inclined to take on additional responsibilities

be better able to avoid misunderstandings in their daily work

learn how to build rapport and trust with patients and colleagues

become a more proactive and confident member of staff

If you or your staff need dedicated training to improve their English skills for working in the healthcare sector, then AllTalk Training is the provider for you. Our English for Healthcare Professionals course is specifically designed for staff working in healthcare to help them facilitate more effective patient care.

Course Outline

Beginners Course outline:

> Develop overall level of English in terms of grammar (being able to describe events the past, present, and future)

> Develop the trainees’ vocabulary with particular focus on vocabulary for working in various roles in a healthcare setting (incl. vocabulary related to common objects and areas in healthcare as well as vocabulary to help describe problems)

> Give trainees the tools and confidence to clarify information they receive from others (instructions, requests)

> Introduce trainees to important elements of the Irish culture to aid with delivering high-level care to patients

> Provide trainees with the language to politely and confidently greet patients and their family members

> Introduce trainees to common Irish-English expressions they are likely to come across in their workplace

Improvers Course Outline:

> Improve the trainee’s ability to describe situations and objects in detail

> Introduce the trainee to ‘polite language’ and its importance in Irish culture and for interacting with colleagues and patients

> Provide the trainees with the tools and language to make polite requests

> Develop the trainees’ abilities to give and receive instructions effectively

> Help trainees to understand feedback more clearly (which can be impacted by cultural differences)

> Improve trainees written communication in English

> Introduce trainees to professional telephone manner in English

> Further develop the trainees’ knowledge of Irish-English expressions that they are likely to come across in their workplace

Advanced Course Outline:

> Further develop trainees’ abilities to communicate in a polite and professional manner

> Introduce trainees to language to help them effectively deal with complaints

> Provide trainees with the language and tools to delegate tasks in a respectful yet assertive manner

> Develop the trainees language to be able to actively participate in and lead team meetings

> Develop the trainees English competence for dealing with sensitive issues

> Further develop the trainees confidence in using English so that they feel that they can move into or improve their performance in a supervisory/managerial role

> Provide the trainees with the language to politely make recommendations

> Introduce important events and celebrations in Irish culture

If you or your staff need dedicated training to improve their English skills for working in the healthcare sector, then AllTalk Training is the provider for you. Our English for Healthcare Professionals course is specifically designed for staff working in healthcare to help them facilitate more effective patient care.

FAQ's

How do I know if I, or one of my staff, is suitable for the English for healthcare professionals course?

If you work, or are going to work in a healthcare setting, and need to improve your English at any level, then this course is for you. It’s fully customisable and adaptable to any level of English.

How is the English for healthcare professionals course delivered?

The English for healthcare professionals course is delivered online at a time that is convenient for you. Lesson times and frequency can be adapted and flexibly delivered. Additional materials are provided for practice between classes.

What kind of healthcare settings are suitable for participants on the English for healthcare professionals course?

Any healthcare setting in which English is the used language would be a suitable context for this course. Participants may already be working in the healthcare sector in English, or looking for such an opportunity. Any level of English is catered for.

How much does the English for healthcare professional course cost?

Cost is dependent on the amount of training you are looking for. We would be delighted to discuss your needs at any time, so please contact us directly.

Is the English for healthcare professional course eligible for CPD points?

Upon successful completion, participants are awarded a certificate which details the commitment involved. This allows HR departments to make a determination as to the allocation of CPD points for successful completion of our courses, according to their own internal CPD systems.

AllTalk Training is not on the National Framework of Qualifications as a credit bearing course. This is standard practice for professional courses of this nature where the need is for fresh and actionable skills (in a shorter form course) that are demonstrated immediately in the workplace.

If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them.

What our clients say:

“It’s nice to have a session like this with my trainer. Well presented with easily understandable examples.”

Former participant

Let our numbers do the talking

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Over 3,000 happy trainees for English and cultural training since 2017
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We have 96% repeat business and pride ourselves in long-term partnerships with our clients
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We currently support clients in several different industries
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