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NU Medical English Program

Description of the medical English education program at Nihon University School of Medicine
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Nihon Univeristy
School of Medicine Medical English Program Undergraduate
Program Postgraduate
Program Extracurricular
Activities 1st Year 90 hrs 2nd Year 120 hrs 3rd Year 54 hrs 4th Year 46 hrs 6th Year 2 hrs 5th Year 23 hrs Evening
Seminar Clinical
Skills
Workshop Journal
Club New
Resident
Training Graduate School Sessions AID Adaptability
Integration
Diversity Adaptability Meaningful Contents
Task Oriented
Reading journals
Delivering presentations
Interviewing patients
Specific outcome
Realistic Integration Task Competencies Medical
Knowledge Communication
Strategies Vocabulary
&
Pronunciation Input Videos
Reading
Listening
Group task
Presentations
Simulations Output Meet the Team Daniel Salcedo MD
Primary Care - Family Medicine Primary care physician (Family Medicine)
Work experience:
Canada, Costa Rica, US, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Japan
Fields of Interest
Clinical communication
Physical Examination
Multicultural medicine
USMLE Communication and Interpersonal Skills II Daniel Salcedo MD "Learning how to learn
medicine in English" Objectives Using medical resources to solve clinical questions
Obtaining clinical information from patients
Sharing medical knowledge with patients
Providing clear instructions during the physical examination Methodology "The Sandbox" What is the sandbox? Small groups of students perform timed tasks at a specific stations
Each task represents a specific clinical challenge
Group move to a new station after allotted time is over
Variety of tasks with a defined theme
Instructor acts as a facilitator Resource
Table 8 minutes Assessment Attendance
In-class participation
Final evaluation
3 class external observer evaluation Clinical Skills in English
(3rd and 4th year) Daniel Salcedo MD
James Thomas MD Establishing Rapport
Managing culture differences
Overcoming language barriers
Developing Clinical competence
Clinical reasoning & diagnosis
Focused history taking
Focused physical examination Objectives Short realistic cases
Differential diagnosis
Focused history taking
Diagnosis oriented questions
Physical examination
Communication
Technique
Patient simulation
Full group demonstration
Small group practice Methodology Mr. Peter Jensen
A 68-year-old man, is married and works as a farmer.
He visits your office with a 3-month history of cough, exercise intolerance and progressive shortness of breath.
He doesn’t have any significant past history, but he has been a smoker for over 50 years.
Vital Signs
HR 88bpm, RR 22/min,
T 36.7oC, BP 131/83 mmHg Short Clinical Case Initial Differential Diagnosis Directed History Taking "Developing clinical skills through case analysis and simulation" Course Design Lecturer: 1
Students: Approx 30
Groups: 4
Class time: 55 minutes
Number of sessions: 30 Lecturers: 2
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 55 min
Number of Classes
3rd year: 27
4th year: 23 Course Design Attendance
In-class participation
Written examination
Clinical vignette style based on USMLE Step 2 CK
Semester I
Semester II Assessment Social Media Social Media "Using Facebook as a medical English education resource" Medical English @ Nihon University
www.facebook.com/medengnu Objectives
Open two-way communication channel
Schedules for activities
Materials for activities
Questions and advice
Create a sense of community
Connection with other Medical English programs Medical English @ Nihon University
www.facebook.com/medengnu Usage Statistics
Likes: 450+
Source: 19 countries
Weekly total reach: 2,266
Friends of Fans: 94,990
Talking about this: 93 Evening
Seminar Participants
Open to anyone interested in Medical English
Students, doctors, interpreters, teachers, nurses
Content
Wide variety of medical topics
Special guests from outside institutions
Objective
Learn and practice Medical English
Educational technique R&D
Faculty Development Structure and Objectives General Theme
Fun and lively atmosphere
Stress and fear reduction
Increased participation
Peer interaction
Multiple healthcare professions
Multinstitutional
Initial knowledge building activities
Group Self-learning
Instructor lead clinical interaction
Roleplays and simulations Methodology Takyuki Oshimi MD
Assistant Professor Education
Ritsumeikan University (International Relations)
Asahikawa Medical University (Medicine)
Maquarie University (Translation & Interpreting)
Cross Cultural Health Care Program Certified Health Care Interpreting Trainer
Fields of Interest
English for medical purposes
Health care interpreting Eric H Jego MA
Medical Communications Specialist Education:
University of Windsor (Canada): Biological Sciences BSc.
University of Alberta (Canada): Education BEd.
University of Birmingham (UK): Applied linguistics MA (EMP)
Research Interests
Doctor-Patient communications (Corpus linguistics)
English for medical purposes and Medical Education
Career as an English for Medical Purposes Educator/Researcher started in 2004 James C Thomas MD
Primary Care - Pediatrics Primary Care Physician (Pediatrics)
Work Experience:
United Kingdom, New Zealand, Japan
Educational Interests
Intercultural medicine, OSCE
Research Interests
Medical OSCE evaluation, child health promotion Methodology Jeanette Dennisson
Part-time lecturer Education
Georgia Insititute of Technology, BS in Biochemistry
Chiba University, MS in Molecular Biology
Work Experience
Editor/Translator of Medical Papers
Chiba University, Faculty of Science
Chiba University, School of Medicine
Teaching
Content-based Language Learning
English for Specific Purposes Medical Terminology II
(2nd year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Learning basic medical terms & phrases" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 55 min
Number of Classes: 30 Course Design Acquiring basic medical knowledge about the topic (system)
Understanding key medical terms and lay terms related to the topic Objectives Designated seat arrangement
Integrated with Japanese medical courses
Supplementary for the other medical English courses
Covering a different body system every 2 weeks Methodology Methodology Week 1
Medical specialties
Anatomy
Physiology

Week 2
Common diseases
Diagnosis
Treatment

Quiz Body Systems Assessment 60% from in-class quiz
40% from written exam
Emphasizing correct spelling
Penalty system for absence and tardiness Quick Review
The adrenal cortex is made up of three zones of tissue: the outer zona glomerulosa, which releases (3); the zona fasciculata, which produces (4); and inner zona reticularis, which secretes androgen.
Aldosterone is referred to as a (5) as it controls the reabsorption of sodium and potassium in the kidney. Methodology
"The Jigsaw" Healthcare Presentations Jeanette Dennisson "Sharing ideas through posters and presentations" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 30
Groups: 4
Class time: 55 min
Number of Classes: 30 Course Design Presenting ideas and answering questions at a poster session
Delivering presentations
Asking questions at a presentation or poster session Objectives Methodology Presentation Skills

Organization: clear introduction, body, and conclusion
Delivery: extemporaneous style, clear & loud voice, and effective body language
Teamwork: fair responsibilities
Visual aids: effective posters/PowerPoint slides
Audience: Interest, answering questions Class Theme: Coronary Artery Disease Topic 1 Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease Topic 2 Signs and Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease Topic 3 Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease Topic 4 Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease Class Theme: Coronary Artery Disease Presentations Student 1: Pathophysiology
Student 2: Signs and Symptoms
Student 3: Diagnosis
Student 4: Treatment Part 1
Preparation Part 2
Presentation Output Medical Listening Comprehension
(2nd year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Extracting information from medical talks" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 55 min
Number of Classes: 30 Course Design Comprehending short medical talks
Writing academic-style short sentences Objectives Filling in blanks in medical transcripts
Shadowing medical talks
Understanding basic rules for academic writing through translation Methodology Assessment Assessment
60% from vocabulary quiz
40% from listening comprehension term exam
Emphasizing correct spelling
Penalty system for absence and delay Case Report I
(3rd year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Reading and writing case reports" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 55 min
Number of Classes: 27 Course Design Reading detailed case reports
Writing detailed case reports Objectives Structure: Making drafts based on a specific structure
Argument: Formulating differential diagnoses based on pertinent clinical data
Delivery: Using common expressions Methodology Assessment Assessment
60% from vocabulary quiz
40% from listening comprehension term exam
Emphasizing correct spelling
Penalty system for absence and delay 1. Chief complaint
2. History of present illness
3. Past medical history
4. Family history
5. Social history
6. Review of systems
7. Physical examination
8. Workup
9. Summary
10. Problem list
11. Assessment & plan
12. Conclusion Structure Medical Academic Reading I
(4th year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Reading medical abstracts" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 55 min
Number of Classes: 23 Course Design Understanding study design basics
Understanding biostatistics basics Objectives Reading reasearch abstracts related to a weekly topic
Reading steps
1) Title
2) Author affliliation
3) Conclusions
4) Evaluating "PICO"
5) Evaluating results
6) Evaluating what is new with this study Methodology Assessment Assessment
60% from vocabulary quiz
40% from listening comprehension term exam
Emphasizing correct spelling
Penalty system for absence and delay PubMed
DynaMed
Google Scholar
Publication ethics
Academic writing basics Research Skill Basics Medical Academic Reading II
(5th year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Reading medical abstracts" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 5
Groups: 12
Class time: 90 min
Number of Classes: 1 Course Design Reading reasearch abstracts relates to the topic of the week
Reading steps
1) Title
2) Author affliliation
3) Conclusions
4) Evaluating "PICO"
5) Evaluating results
6) Evaluating what is new with this study Methodology Assessment No Assessment Case Reports II
(5th year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Making oral case presentations" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 5
Groups: 12
Class time: 90 min
Number of Classes: 1 Course Design Reviewing Structure, Argument, and Delivery of case presentations
Discussing differential diagnosis using case reports
Revising their own case presentations Methodology Assessment No Assessment Medical Terminology Review
(6th year) Takayuki Oshimi MD "Preparing for the Japanese medical licensing exam" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 30
Groups: 1
Class time: 120 min
Number of Classes: 1 Course Design Preparing for the English section of the national medical licensing examination
Reviewing past licensing exam questions
Quiz-style lecture Methodology Assessment No Assessment Medical Terminology I
(1st year) Eric H Jego MA "Acquiring medical vocabulary for reading" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 90 min
Number of Classes: 30 Course Design Acquiring basic vocabulary for reading
Acquiring the ability to read and understand health related texts
Building confidence
Increasing learner autonomy and motivation Objectives Assessment Attendance and participation (60%)
Midterm and final examinations (40%) Methodology Wide variety of Task-Based activites Communication and Interpersonal Skills I
(1st year) Eric H Jego MA "Developing communication skills for clinical interviews" Lecturers: 1
Students: approx 60
Groups: 2
Class time: 90 min
Number of Classes: 30 Course Design Developing oral communication skills for Medical History Taking
Building confidence and quick response
Fostering teamwork and a spirit of cooperation
Increasing learner autonomy and motivation Objectives Assessment Attendance and participation (60%)
Final examination interview (40%) Methodology Warm-up conversation activities
Quiz activities
New topic introduced (medical condition)
[1] Listening for doctors’ questions (paraphrasing)
[2] Vocabulary teamwork (paraphrasing)
[3] Listening for comprehension
[4] Doctor-Patient role play
Recap the lesson’s key point phrase / homework Methodology Clinical Skills Workshop "Learning history taking and physical examination in English" Objectives Competency development for international clerkships
Skill development for foreign licensing examinations:
USMLE Step 2 CS
AMC II
MCCQE 2 Specific Competency Development History taking
Physical examination
Clinical reasoning and diagnosis
Managing patient emotions
Patient education
Preventive medicine and counseling Participants Medical students
Residents / interns
Graduate doctors
Medical educators (observers only) 90 min sessions for medical PhD students

1) Academic Reading Basics
2) Academic Writing Basics 1
3) Academic Writing Basics 2
4) Computer Skills for Medical Communication
5) Publication Ethics
6) Cover Letter Writing
7) Academic Presentation 1
8) Academic Presentation 2 Graduate School Sessions Full-day training session focused on providing new residents medical English tools for use in the hospital

1) Communication and interpersonal skills
2) Academic paper search
3) Therapeutic information
4) Smartphone and tablet bedside clinical apps
5) Computer skills for medical communication New Resident Training Small Group Interaction Mr. Peter Jensen
A 68-year-old man, is married and works as a farmer.
He visits your office with a 3-month history of cough, exercise intolerance and progressive shortness of breath.
He doesn’t have any significant past history, but he has been a smoker for over 50 years.
Vital Signs
HR 88bpm, RR 22/min,
T 36.7oC, BP 131/83 mmHg Short Clinical Case Nihon Univeristy
School of Medicine Medical English Program "Ars longa,
vita brevis" Hippocrates (c. 460 BC- c. 370 BC)
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