Spanish for Healthcare Providers, you will begin by understanding the fundamentals of learning a foreign language. You’ll learn about where the language is spoken and the basic foundations of the language such as the alphabet and common greetings. As you progress through the module, you’ll learn about culture, nouns, verb conjugation and vocabulary for: numbers, time, money, food, clothing, and anatomy.
Spanish for Healthcare Providers, you will begin learning how to conduct patient assessments in Spanish. You’ll also learn family vocab, irregular verbs, skin assessment, respiratory assessment, and cardiovascular assessment. By the completion of the module, you’ll also know vocabulary for colors, giving directions and the proper use of the verbs ser and estar.
Spanish for Healthcare Providers, you’ll learn how to assess the gastrointestinal system, the genitourinary system, musculoskeletal system, reproductive system and labor and delivery. You’ll also learn vocabulary for the calendar, professions, emotions, remedies, medical equipment, medications and specialists.
Spanish for Healthcare Providers, you’ll pull all of your skills together to create fluent sentences. You’ll also take a look at complementary and alternative medicine/folk medicine.
Tracey Long, PhD(c), RN, BSN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, CCRN, Director of Clinical Education, HealthCare Partners
Tracey Long, PhD(c), RN, BSN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, CCRN, 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.