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: 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 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