Courses

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Are you struggling to communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients? Whether you're new to the Spanish language or just want a refresher, this course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap. And forget about boring grammar charts! Instead, entertaining games and stories will make it easy to learn medical Spanish as you gain awareness about Latin American culture. You'll start with simple words for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names, and words for asking questions. Next, you'll discover how to ask about pain, symptoms, medical histories, insurance, and patients' feelings. You'll also learn how to talk about body parts, diets, and medical care and treatment. Spanish for healthcare professionals has never been easier or more fun. ¡Vamos! (Let's go!)  

Fee $125
Start dates ‌​Mar 13, 2019 ‌​Apr 17, 2019 ‌​May 15, 2019 ‌​Jun 12, 2019

Course Requirements

Hardware Requirements:  This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device. Software Requirements:  PC: Windows XP or later. Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later. Browser: The latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari (We recommend Firefox or Chrome). Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player. Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader. Email capabilities and access to a personal email account. Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Instructor Bio

Tara Bradley Williams has authored several Spanish textbooks and occupational Spanish reference guides, including the "¡A Conversar!" and "¡A Trabajar!" series. She taught Spanish and English as a Second Language at the high school and community college levels for over 10 years. She has also operated a Spanish language school and served as a medical interpreter. Tara has BA degrees in Spanish and Sociology from St. Norbert College and an MA in Higher Education and Adult Studies from the University of Denver. She has studied Spanish at the Universidad de Ortega y Gasset in Toledo, Spain and has lived and traveled extensively in Spain and Latin America.