Class designed for students from beginner level 2 (and up), for whom success in the field is vitally important, this class prepares students to use “real-life language” on the job. A focus on practical language learned in context makes Spanish accessible for the health professional.
- Giving personal information and writing a clinical record.
- Having a conversation in the doctor’s office.
- Describing symptoms.
- Vocabulary: parts of the body, organs, verbs to express medical conditions.
- Speaking about diseases and their treatments.
- Medical emergencies.
- Food and nutrition.
- Pregnancy and pediatrics.
- Other health problems: drugs and psychiatry.
- At the hospital: surgeries and medical studies.
- Going to the pharmacy.
- Other medical treatments: dentist, optometrist, physiotherapy.
- Cultural approach: respect and trust in the Hispanic culture, medicine of native cultures, sexual health, the doctor-patient relationship.