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Spanish for Health Care Providers I

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
120
Course Credits: 
2

The main goal of this introductory class is to gain confidence approaching and effectively interacting with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. Basic medical vocabulary, practical language skills (written and oral communication) and dialogues related to specific medical tasks are learned in this class through role playing, mock medical situations, etc. The students will be introduced to important issues in the care of the Hispanic patients: culture, values, beliefs, and their health status. Prerequisites: Jr. or Sr. Nursing major or permission of instructor.