This course is appropriate for intermediate-level Spanish learners in the medical health profession who wish to increase their effectiveness in communicating with Spanish speaking clients. Topics include, but are not limited to: as a patient in the hospital, diagnostic evaluations, venereal diseases, dealing with high blood pressure, consulting a doctor about common ailments, and discussing drugs and drug addiction. The instructor will help the student acquire the specific vocabulary to communicate with the patient in the pertaining specialty. The student will be able to ask questions to establish diagnosis and treatment. Cultural Competence will be taken into consideration for a better understanding of each situation. The instructor will dedicate time and effort to achieve a more individualized course.
The students will be introduced to grammar topics such as: verbs conocer, saber, uses of se, uses of ¿qué and cuál, the past participle, the present perfect tense, the past perfect tense, the future tense, 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 13-18 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 II", or "Spanish for Communication I" and "Spanish for Communication II," or the equivalent.
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-40152
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, Spanish Language
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3/30/2023 - 6/1/2023
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: 4/3/2023.
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.