Spanish for HealthCare Professionals: Intensive Online Course by Tracey Long
Do you ever feel defeated or frustrated when trying to care for a Spanish speaking patient because you don’t understand what they’re saying?
Bridge the communication gap with this online training designed specifically for busy healthcare professionals like you who are ready to learn Spanish in an effective, non–threatening experience, with “real–life” instruction geared for today’s medical professional.
From the comfort of your own home or office, International speaker and award–winning educator Tracey Long, PhD, RN, APRN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, CCRN, gives you the Spanish vocabulary you need to know to confidently communicate with your Spanish speaking patients.
You’ll learn the foundations of mastering a foreign language. You’ll start with the basic foundations of Spanish, such as the alphabet and common greetings, as well as how to progress through: nouns, verb conjugation and vocabulary for numbers, time, money, food, clothing and anatomy.
Once you’ve mastered the foundations of Spanish, you’ll start learning how to conduct patient assessments. You’ll begin learning vocabulary to describe families, irregular verbs and how to conduct skin, respiratory and cardiovascular assessments. You’ll walk away knowing vocabulary for colors, giving directions, and how to properly use the verbs ser and estar.
- Alphabet & cognates
- Numbers and nouns
- Food, clothes, and admitting questions
- Parts of the body and verb conjugation
- Colors and physical assessment questions
- Family, irregular verbs, and the skin system
- Ser/estar and respiratory system
- Hobbies, directions, CV system, and diagnostic tests
In the second half of the course you’ll learn how to assess the gastrointestinal system, genitourinary system, musculoskeletal system, reproductive system and terminology for labor and delivery. You’ll also learn vocabulary for the calendar, professions, emotions, remedies, medical equipment, medications and specialists.
You’ll then pull all of your assessment skills together to create fluent sentences for communicating confidently with your Spanish speaking patients. We’ll also take a look at complementary and alternative medicine/folk medicine.
- Telling time, gastrointestinal system
- Quick phrases, emotions, professions, and GU system
- Animals, opposites, and musculoskeletal system
- Medical equipment, specialists, and reproductive system
- Gustar–like verbs, vital signs, hygiene, and administering meds
- Reflexive Verbs
- Body language, cultural competence, and CAM
- Final scenarios, commands, and emergency phrases
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Tracey Long has been a practicing RN and Nurse Educator for 28 years, teaching courses in Medical Spanish, Diabetes Education, Cultural Competence, Critical Care and Simulation, and is full time Nursing faculty. She has lived in Spain and served as a health welfare missionary in Colombia, South America, for 18 months. She serves as faculty for International Service Learning with nursing students in Belize and Peru providing medical clinics, and organized diabetes education programs for Hispanic/Latinos in Southern Nevada. With a passion for active learning, and as an international speaker and award-winning educator, Tracey helps students not just memorize, but truly learn the content material needed to successfully master skills and learning.
Financial: Tracey Long receives compensation as a Faculty of Nursing at the College of Southern Nevada. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Tracey Long is a member of various organizations. She does not receive compensation.