English for Nurses


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This flexible online course teaches the medical and everyday English that nurses need to communicate effectively in all situations at work.

Course topics include:

  • Giving accurate handovers
  • Talking about the body
  • Key medical terminology
  • Pressure area care
  • Preventing falls
  • Infection control
  • IV therapy
  • Administration of medications

“I’ve found the course very useful because above all, I’ve learnt many new words and vocabulary related to healthcare. Also I’ve learnt to express myself better as a nurse and to know how to deal with different situations in English when you are with a patient, colleague or relative.” Alicia, Spanish nurse preparing to work in the UK

Learn practical communication skills

Communicating effectively with patients and other healthcare professionals makes a massive difference to the quality of a nurse’s work.

Learn from experienced medical and English language professionals

These courses have been written and reviewed by medical and English language professionals, including qualified nurses, teachers and course designers. They understand the best way of using online courses to produce great results.

Learn when and where you want

These courses can be accessed on a PC, tablet or smartphone, allowing you to learn wherever you have a connection. Activities and exercises are short and engaging, so even 10 minutes can be productive.

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