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English Readiness

English Readiness

English for Allied Health (Spanish)

Don’t let your language skills keep you from a healthcare career. Speaking more than one language is a plus when providing care to diverse communities. Futuro Health offers English Readiness courses designed to prepare you for a career in allied health.

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English for Allied Health Overview

Allied health professionals need clear and accurate communication skills to work with and meet the needs of patients, doctors, and nurses. While completing your profile in the Futuro Health Portal, if you indicated that English is not the primary language spoken in your home, you will be asked to complete a short set of questions to determine your eligibility for English Readiness courses.

English for Allied Health (Spanish)

Learners assessed at high beginner to low intermediate levels of English ability will be required to take the English for Allied Health (Spanish) course prior to enrollment in other courses or programs.

This course will provide you with the relevant English vocabulary and practice needed to be successful in future healthcare programs and your career. After completing the course, you will be eligible for more advanced English Readiness Courses and better position your candidacy for Jump Start Courses and the Medical Assistant Program.

Topics Include:

  1. Introduction to Allied Health
  2. Scheduling and Billing
  3. Medical History
  4. Basic Nursing Skills
  5. Examination Procedures
  6. Medical Charts
  7. Diagnosis and Treatment
  8. Laboratory Procedures
  9. Radiology
  10. Medical Coding
  11. Legal and Ethical Standards
  12. Safety and Infection Control
Topics Included

English for Medical Assistant (Spanish)

For candidates interested in becoming a Medical Assistant there are two courses that will provide you with the relevant English vocabulary and practice needed to be successful in future healthcare programs and your career. After completing the the courses, you will be in a better position for your candidacy into the Medical Assistant Program.


English for Certified Nurse Assistant (Spanish)

 For candidates interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant there are two courses that will provide you with the relevant English vocabulary and practice needed to be successful in future healthcare programs and your career. After completing the the courses, you will be in a better position for your candidacy into the Certified Nursing Assistant Program.

    Part 1
  1. Basic nursing skills
  2. Infection Control
  3. Safety and Emergency Procedures
  4. Personal Care Skills
  5. Mental health and social services needs
  6. Basic restorative services
  7. Communication and interpersonal skills
  8. Legal & Ethical behavior and resident rights
  9. Care of the cognitively impaired
  10. Recognizing changes in bodily functions
    Part 2
  1. Role of the CNA
  2. Physical changes in older adults
  3. Emergency Care including vital signs, infection control
  4. Rehabilitation and Restorative care
  5. Respiratory Disorders
  6. Heart disease and cancer
  7. How to work with the terminally ill
  8. Immune system
  9. Mental illness
  10. Grooming
  11. Patient protective equipment
  12. Common health issues
  13. Effective communication for patients with nervous system disorders
  14. Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease
  15. Signs and symptoms of abuse and reporting requirements
  16. Managing stress
Topics Included
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Connect to a Bigger Community of Healthcare Workers

Futuro Health believes that investing in education, skills training, and retraining results in better paying jobs for workers,
better care for patients, and better workers for employers to hire.
The health care field provides many opportunities for people interested in helping others.
Whether you would like to work directly with patients or work behind the scenes,
there are many different entry level roles available and a lot of growth ahead.
Futuro Health wants to help you take your first (or next) step in the world of healthcare.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to take the prerequisite English for Allied Health course?

Depending on your language skills, you may be required to take the English for Allied Health courses. Learners assessed at high beginner to low intermediate levels of English proficiency are required to take the course.

When do I take the prerequisite English for Allied Health course?

If you meet the eligibility criteria, these courses will be offered to you before you enroll in any of the Futuro Health Allied Health programs.

How much does it cost?

Your costs will vary depending on your educational goal and which program you select.  Known fees include:

$50/one-time enrollment fee (waived in 2020 for English Readiness Courses)
$20/month membership fee that contributes towards your education and training

How long will it take for me to complete the English Readiness course?

This is a self-paced course that can take between three and nine months to complete.

Will I have support during the program?

Through our partner, InsideTrack, you will be paired with a coach who will guide your education journey. Learn More.

Will I need to pass a drug test?

You should expect that our educational partners will require you to pass a drug test before starting school or sometime during your educational journey, and that all employers will require you to pass a drug test before starting work.