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Spanish for Medical Professionals (UWS)

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Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.

Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients.

Students will also need to order an eBook for under $10, or the paperback book version. (More info on book below)
Course Outline
Unit 1
Introduction to Vocabulary
-Colors, nationalities, professions
-Alphabet
-Vowels and Consonants
-Months and Days of the Week
-Numbers 1 - 31
-The verb to be, ‘ser’

Unit 2
The verb to have
-Describe possessions
-Describing feelings, pain or ailment
-Verb to be: Estar
-Location, position, and state of being
-Asking questions such as who, what, where, when and how

Unit 3
Vocabulary: Parts of the body 
-Foods
-Adjectives and Adverbs
-Idiomatic Expressions
-Conjugating regular “AR” “ER” and “IR” verbs
-Asking and answering, “Who” - “What” - “Where” questions

Unit 4
Medical Terminology
-Parts of the body
-Symptoms and injuries
-Medical emergencies
-First aid
-Medications
-Common Illnesses

Book
Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw Hill's Complete Medical Spanish. The eBook version is available at Barnesandnoble.com. Students can download a free Nook app to their PC, Mac, iPhone or iPad for $9.91. You can, instead, purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon.

Class Details

8 Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
UGotClass

Instructor
Cristina Sempé 

CEUs : 3.2

 

Notice

Please read:  Online Course - You will be notified by email with classroom access instructions through UGOTCLASS before the class starts. If you don't receive your invite after the first day of your class, please email us at ncal@normandale.edu.

Tuition: 

$290.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, February 4, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/4/2019 - 3/29/2019 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Cristina Sempé 

Contact Us!

ncal@normandale.edu - 952.358.8343
Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities System