How often do you feel frustrated, when trying to care for a Spanish speaking patient?
You are trying to communicate well. The patient is trying. Family members might even be chiming in. But…the gap remains and you are apprehensive that important information is lost in translation.
It’s time to brush off your dusty Spanish skills and focus on medical conversations you really need. This course is for those who have a basic foundation of Spanish and are interested in expanding vocabulary that will be immediately beneficial in a mutitude of healthcare situations.
Bridge the communication gap with this intensive program, designed specifically for busy healthcare professionals like you who are ready to learn Spanish in an effective, non–threatening experience.
Imagine being able to apply conversational phrases to communicate so much more effectively with your Spanish speaking patients. Ultimately, you will improve clinical outcomes, reduce communication errors, potentially avoid medication errors and support patient satisfaction. Along the way, you’ll also ease your own worries, as you feel more confident in the communication you can incorporate into practice.
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live webcast.
Tracey Long, PhD, APRN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CCRN, has been practicing for 35 years, working in critical care, endocrinology, and primary care. She is also a nursing professor teaching courses in medical Spanish, diabetes education, cultural competency, critical care, and medical surgical nursing. Tracey lived in Spain and served as a health welfare missionary in Colombia, South America for 18 months. One of her favorite activities is bringing nurses and healthcare professionals to international medical clinics in Central and South America. She is an international speaker and award-winning educator, Tracey helps experienced healthcare audiences not just memorize, but apply new Spanish knowledge into their own practices.
Financial: Tracey Long has employment relationships with College of Southern Nevada, Travelers Education Group, and Chamberlain College. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tracey Long is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association Critical Care Nurses, and the American Diabetes Association.
For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: Each day there will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.
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