About this paper

Appears in:
Page: 3001 (abstract only)
Publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2
ISSN: 2340-1079
doi: 10.21125/inted.2017.0792

Conference name: 11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 6-8 March, 2017
Location: Valencia, Spain

MINIMUM MEDICAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION FOR JAPANESE RADIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS

S. Connor

Nagasaki University (JAPAN)
Health Care Professionals who teach Medical English in non-English speaking countries naturally want to teach their students everything. Unfortunately, in the real world that is not always possible. In the context of a given program, whether it be nursing, physical therapy, or anything else, English, while often required in Japan, is not a high priority as it is usually not tested on the licensing exam. Moreover, in response to changes in health care, clinical-based requirements increase so English requirements sometimes decrease. For example, one Japanese nursing school decreased the English program from two years to one year. The English instructor must make decisions about what to teach students in as few as one or two semesters. As visitors to a country can and do have medical issues, being able to communicate in a foreign language enables the staff to treat these patients safely and more efficiently. This presentation will outline suggestions for teaching a pared-down Medical English curriculum.
@InProceedings{CONNOR2017MIN,
author = {Connor, S.},
title = {MINIMUM MEDICAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION FOR JAPANESE RADIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS},
series = {11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2017 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-8491-2},
issn = {2340-1079},
doi = {10.21125/inted.2017.0792},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.21125/inted.2017.0792},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Valencia, Spain},
month = {6-8 March, 2017},
year = {2017},
pages = {3001}}
TY - CONF
AU - S. Connor
TI - MINIMUM MEDICAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION FOR JAPANESE RADIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS
SN - 978-84-617-8491-2/2340-1079
DO - 10.21125/inted.2017.0792
PY - 2017
Y1 - 6-8 March, 2017
CI - Valencia, Spain
JO - 11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
JA - INTED2017 Proceedings
SP - 3001
EP - 3001
ER -
S. Connor (2017) MINIMUM MEDICAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION FOR JAPANESE RADIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS, INTED2017 Proceedings, p. 3001.
User:
Pass: