This course is appropriate for advanced beginner-level Spanish learners in the medical health profession who wish to increase their effectiveness in communicating with Spanish speaking clients. Topics include anatomy, common diseases, protocol for obtaining a medical history, and patient cultural belief systems as related to illness and health. The student will be introduced to grammar concepts such as: direct and indirect object pronouns, stem-changing verbs, affirmative and negative expressions, uses of por and para, command forms, and more. This course is of interest to a wide range of health professionals such as nurses, physicians, psychologists, counselors, and administrative staff. Textbook chapters 6-12 are covered.
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: recommended prerequisite: "Spanish for Healthcare Professionals I", or "Spanish for Communication I" and "Spanish for Communication II," or the equivalent. Students should have previous knowledge of the verbs ser and estar, regular verbs ending in -ar, -er, -ir, and concepts of gender and number.
Requirement in the Specialized Certificate in Spanish for Healthcare Professionals. Elective in the Professional Certificate in Spanish Language.
This class is offered during winter and summer quarters.
Course Number: LASP-40011
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, Spanish Language
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3/29/2023 - 5/31/2023
Synchronous web-based class meetings that are scheduled to meet online at published times (time/date).
Gomez Vittori, Graciela, Bachelor's degree in Spanish Literature and Linguistics with more than 20 years of teaching experience.
Graciela Gomez-Vitorri teaches teaches Spanish for Healthcare Professionals I , II , and III for the Spanish for Healthcare Professionals certificate program.
A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Graciela Gómez Vittori holds a Bachelor's degree in Spanish Literature and Linguistics (Profesorado de Castellano y Literatura) and has more than twenty years of teaching experience.
An avid reader and award-winning writer, Graciela both developed and taught the Literary Café at UC San Diego Extension, where students get the pleasure to analyze great Hispanic-American short stories.
In the medical field, Graciela spent over two decades working in the UC San Diego Genetics Department. Being in contact with patients under sensitive and difficult circumstances, Graci...Read More
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: 4/1/2023.
Early Enrollment Discount: $325 ($350 if enrolled after 3/6/2023).
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 10 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.