This course is appropriate for beginning-level Spanish learners in the medical health profession who wish to increase their effectiveness in communicating with Spanish speaking clients. Topics include how to greet patients, brief conversations, preliminary patient information, checking into the hospital, at the pediatrician office, at the gynecologist office, and other general health subjects. The first five chapters of the book are covered and include: medical terminology, grammar lessons that include gender and numbers, articles, subject pronouns, present indicative of the verbs ser and estar, present indicative of regular -ar, -er and -ir verbs, adjectives, and more. This course is of interest to a wide range of health professionals such as nurses, physicians, psychologists, counselors, and administrative staff.
Other Credits: 30 hours of BRN relicensure credit. BRN board does not award partial credit. Students trying to earn BRN CEU credit cannot miss any class meetings.
Note: Requirement in the Specialized Certificate in Spanish for Healthcare Professionals. Elective in the Professional Certificate in Spanish Language.
This class is offered during fall and spring quarters.
Course Number: LASP-40150
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, Spanish Language
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6/26/2023 - 9/6/2023
Synchronous web-based class meetings that are scheduled to meet online at published times (time/date).
Michael Woods teaches in both the Spanish for Healthcare Professionals and the Translation & Interpretation Certificate programs. Michael is a Certified Healthcare Interpreter™ (CCHI) and also completed a Professional Certificate in Translation & Interpretation. He holds a Master of Arts in Contemporary Hispanic/Latino Studies and completed doctoral coursework in Spanish sociolinguistics with a focus on Central American voseo in the US. He has taught college-level courses for more than 15 years and has worked as a healthcare interpreter since 2017. Prior to teaching, interpreting, and translating, he was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras, which laid the groundwork for his career in language instruction and language access.
Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel 2nd SUGGESTED
by Ana C. Jarvis and Raquel Lebredo
ISBN / ASIN: 9781285052182
Basic Spanish Enhanced 2nd
by Jarvis A., Lebredo R., Mena-Ayllon F.
ISBN / ASIN: 9781285052083
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
Early enrollment advised.
No refunds after: 6/29/23.
Early Enrollment Discount: $325 ($350 if enrolled after 6/5/2023).
1st no meeting date: 7/3/2023.
2nd no meeting date: 9/4/2023.
If you are taking this course for Board of Registered Nursing Continuing Education Units (BRN CEUs) credit it is important to know that we are not allowed to issue partial credit for BRN CEUs. In order to receive BRN CEU credit you must attend all class meetings.
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There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at 858-534-5760 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.