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Medical Terminology & Communication

OMNI’s Medical Terminology & Communication course is designed for internationally-educated nurses and other health care professionals who learned medical terminology in a language other than English, and who want to improve their communication for the Canadian workplace. The course focuses on improving language fluency by practicing listening, speaking, reading and writing tasks in the context of a Canadian health care setting.

Nurses, doctors, pharmacists, physical therapists, international health care students and other medical professionals where English is not their first language would be best suited for this course. The course teaches not just terminology but also assists the student to apply the terminology and effectively communicate in an English-speaking workplace environment. Students who successfully complete the course will be able to identify all human anatomy-related terms, be able to communicate disorders and diseases, describe procedures for various emergencies, understand terms in psychiatry/mental health, and pharmacology, and describe common workplace medications, treatments and their administration. Coursework includes in-class presentations, working on presentation skills (speaking clearly, using a loud voice, facial and body expressions, etc) and interpersonal communication skills.

  • I’m so grateful to have met my instructor and the people at OMNI. They always do their best to help me and I am so grateful.

    Hyeryun | South Korea
  • OMNI College gives a good foundation for Internationally-Educated Nurses to be able to gain confidence and practice nursing here in Canada. You will be able to compete with other nurses and they (employers) will say that you also have knowledge and skills even though you are an Internationally-Educated Nurse.

    Merrill | The Philippines

Admission Requirements

Must be 19 years of age or older

IELTS Academic 6.0 or equivalent, OR pass an OMNI English Assessment test

Program Fees*

  • Tuition

    $4,950 CAD

  • Textbook & Materials

    $240 CAD

* please download the catalogue for a complete list of fees

Program Length & Schedule

18 weeks, full time course

Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 9am to 3pm, Fridays from 9am to 12pm.

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