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, commands forms, and more. This course is of interest to a wide range of health professionals such as nurses, physicians, psychologists, counselors, and administrative staff.
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. Elective in the Professional Certificate in Spanish Language.
Other Credit: 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.
Course Number: LASP-40011 Credit: 3 units in Language/Spanish
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.