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EALTHY Magazine - Jul 2019

Summer Reflections including:

  • The EALTHY Spring Symposium
  • 5 Qs for Virginia Allum
  • Video and Simulated patient in training
  • The value of ESP testing
  • DIY online course

How do you think they feel? The value of simulated patient in training healthcare professionals Katharine Heathcock

July 2019 | Features

Katherine Heathcock of Birmingham University Medical School talks about the importance of using simulated patients to train medical students, a tool that gives students a unique insight into their own communication, character and consultation style. In October 2002, my partner at the time had been riding a bicycle through the streets of Singapore, scouting the […]

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5 Questions for Virginia Allum Interviewed by Catherine Richards

July 2019 | 5 Questions for

Virginia Allum is Head of Medical English at SLC (Specialist Language Courses) and also works as a freelance medical English writer. Author of several online Occupational English Test courses – SLC Reach OET B Medicine 2.0 (doctors) and SLC Reach OET B Nursing 2.0 (nurses) as well as general medical English preparation courses for healthcare […]

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This won’t hurt a bit: assessing English for Nursing Dan Douglas

July 2019 | Evaluation & assessment of EMP

In this paper, Professor Dan Douglas suggests that there is no reason why language tests, and particularly English for specific purposes tests, have to be painful, irrelevant, or mysterious.

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