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