Medic Spanish Program
20 hrs per week.
This program is designed for professionals who need to learn
Spanish and already know the correct terminology used by the
medical profession. These courses are for doctors, medical
students, nurses, social workers and professionals related to the
medical field. Once a week for 2 hours you will have a class on
specific health subjects with a doctor or a person who works in the
health profession and with whom you will be able to talk and to
practice your new vocabulary and with whom you will be able to
discuss issues such as diseases, treatments, etc. This course
presents realistic situations and the specialized vocabulary that
health-care professionals need to communicate with patients and
professional Hispanics in the course of daily medical work. You
will practice all of the Spanish language skills: reading, writing,
speaking and listening, with emphasis on conversation and the
discussion of health topics.
Structure and Contents:
This course covers medical terminology, the practice of new and specific vocabulary, and reviews basic Spanish grammar. The students will also learn how to communicate with patients and medical colleagues, how to speak at medical meetings and how to read and write medical reports, prescriptions, etc. Specific grammar (reflexive verbs, verbs used to describe a disease, pain etc, adjectives, pronouns, imperative verbs, principal verbs, etc). Vocabulary of anatomy, the laboratory, orthopedics, parts of the human body, etc. You can always suggest to the teachers your particular subject interests.
Objective: Improve your Spanish level and develop skills and knowledge to improve communication with Spanish-speaking patients and professionals.
- Maximum number of students: 4
* You will receive a CD-ROM with medical case studies and presentations
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