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Digital Seminar

2-Day: Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals: Going Further to Bridge the Communication Gap


Speaker:
Tracey Long, PhD, APRN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CCRN
Duration:
12 Hours 51 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 20, 2022
Product Code:
POS078452
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD


Description

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.

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see below.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
 


*Cultural Competency (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 3.0 hours of cultural competency instruction. If cultural competency is not specified within your licensing board's approval statement below, please contact your board to determine the applicability and amount of cultural competency allowed.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 11.5 contact hours. Expires: 07/30/2025.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 11.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 11.5 self-study contact hours.

CE Broker


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 11.5 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

 

PESI, Inc.  is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 05460. This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at 1.150  CEUs Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

 


Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 11.5​ continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 11.5 self-study continuing education credits.

CE Broker


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 11.5 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 11.5 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 11.5 CE credit hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 11.5 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.

 


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 14.0 contact hours.


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 11.5 continuing education hours.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 11.5 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: Intermediate. This activity will provide 11.5 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 11.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 11.5 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 11.5 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 10/20/2022. It was last reviewed on 08/03/2022 and is valid until 08/03/2025.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 11.5 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 11.5 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Provider Number: 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 11.5 continuing education credits. 


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 14.0 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 11.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts/Brochure

Speaker

Tracey Long, PhD, APRN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CCRN's Profile

Tracey Long, PhD, APRN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CCRN Related seminars and products

Director of Clinical Education

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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.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
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.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Analyze cultural considerations as a healthcare professional working with Spanish speaking patients. 
  2. Develop questions for Spanish speaking patients to obtain a thorough history.
  3. Choose appropriate Spanish vocabulary terms to explore a chief complaint.  
  4. Evaluate medical vocabulary to effectively collect vital signs, specimens, and diagnostic tests. 
  5. Formulate questions in Spanish to complete a head-to-toe physical exam.
  6. Determine terminology for new prescription instructions. 
  7. Plan for medical terminology related to emergency and first aid care. 
  8. Practice quick phrases for allied health professionals (PT, OT, ST) in Spanish.
  9. Choose essential phrases to complete a nutrition assessment. 
  10. Organize phrases to explain specialty and treatment diets. 
  11. Collect social health and mental health histories in Spanish. 
  12. Determine vocabulary to discuss pediatric health and illness. 
  13. Analyze vocabulary terms specific to women’s health, pregnancy, and delivery.
  14. Evaluate factors that affect the delivery of culturally sensitive care.

Outline

Chief Complaint Identification
  • Topics: Review Spanish grammar concepts, anatomical vocabulary, medical terms, and cultural concepts such as space, time, and social factors that impact health
  • Clinical application: Identify a patient’s chief complaint and parts of the body in a patient interview
Medical History Taking
  • Topics: Practice a patient interview and physical exam in Spanish
  • Clinical application: Ask questions for initial contact with a patient, obtain a medical history, and primary symptoms
Hospital Setting
  • Topics: Determine frequent vocabulary useful in a hospital setting
  • Clinical application: Perioperative conversations, collection of vital signs, general nursing care and discharge education
Physical Exam
  • Topics: Identify commands useful to completion of a physical exam
  • Clinical application: Head to toe assessment, including each body system
Medications and Emergency Phrases
  • Topics: Past tense verb conjugation, medication teaching, first aid and emergency care phrases
  • Clinical application: Explain newly prescribed medications to patients, as well as emergency care phrases
Nutrition Conversations
  • Topics: Food categories, nutrition assessment, measurements, special diets
  • Clinical Application: Practice nutrition, diet, and food terminology
Social and Mental Health Conversations in Spanish
  • Topics: Social and mental health concepts, family member vocabulary, emotions
  • Clinical Application: Complete social and mental health assessments
Specialty Illnesses
  • Topics: Diagnostic tests, cancer, HIV/AIDS, dental health, holistic health, vision care, perioperative terms, future tense verb conjugation
  • Clinical Application: Use Spanish vocabulary and phrases to discuss diagnostic tests, diagnoses, and treatments
Women and Children
  • Topics: Conversations for reproduction/birth control, pregnancy birth/delivery, STIs, pediatric safety, and school nurse conversations
  • Clinical Application: Analyze vocabulary terms for women and children’s health issues
Cultural Competence
  • Topics: Culture, dimensions of diversity, CLAS standards, models of cultural competence in healthcare
  • Clinical Application: Explain the need to become culturally intelligent and culturally effective as a healthcare professional

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech
  • Language Pathologists
  • Physicians
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Other allied healthcare professionals delivering patient care to Spanish speaking patients

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