May 18, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
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SPAN 108 - Spanish for Health Care Providers

5 CR

Provides students with specialized medical vocabulary needed to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients in a variety of health care situations. Culture is an important component of the course. This is not a certified interpreting course.

Recommended: Prior exposure to Spanish.
Course Outcomes
  • Take a basic medical history in Spanish. 
  • Explain medical treatment to the patient in simple terms 
  • Establish communication with family members 
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in Spanish using simple and practical vocabulary as well as meaningful medical terminology 
  • Demonstrate understanding and appreciation of cultural differences in the health perceptions of Spanish-speaking patients.

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