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Digital Seminar

Survival Spanish for Healthcare Professionals


Faculty:
William C. Harvey
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
May 03, 2016
Product Code:
POS074660
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Basic Spanish for Better Communication
  • Effective Spanish for Emergencies
  • Practical Skills to use the Next Day

Tired of relying on the patient’s family members, your co-workers, or even telephone assistance to handle simple conversations with Spanish-speakers? What if you could learn just enough Spanish to get through a typical workday all on your own? And, what if you could do so while having some fun at the same time?

Survival Spanish for Healthcare Professionals is a beginning Spanish program, designed for healthcare personnel who understand and speak very little, or no, Spanish, and are interested in an effective, non-threatening language learning experience. Course content includes basic vocabulary and grammar, along with conversational expressions, questions, and commands tailored to the needs of all those attending. Instruction is “real-life” and geared for today’s busy adult learner, taught with humor in an atmosphere that guarantees rapid language acquisition and valuable cross-cultural awareness.

Learning Survival Spanish for Healthcare Professionals is finally possible without the hassle of traditional classroom instruction.

OUTLINE

The Guidelines to Learning a Second Language

  • Cultural Understandings
  • Busting the Myths

The Sounds of Spanish

  • Basics of Pronunciation
  • The Vowels
  • Dialectic Differences

The T. P. R. Technique: Using Medical Commands

  • Touch and Talk Technique

Survival Vocabulary

  • Body Parts
  • Colors
  • Numbers
  • Clothing
  • Basic Foods

How to Understand a Spanish-Speaking Patient

  • What and How to Listen
  • How to Slow Down Speech
  • Spanglish Words

Healthcare Words, Expressions and Beginning Conversations

  • Greetings
  • Needs Assessment
  • Giving Directions
  • The Physical Exam
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment Terminology

Survival One-liners in Customer Service

  • Cordial Exchanges to Use
  • Utilizing the Interpreter

The Question Words: Using the Hospital Interview

  • Intake
  • Admission and Discharge

Easy Answers: How to Respond

  • One-Word Questions
  • Either / or Questions
  • Yes / no Questions

Scheduling

  • Clocks, Calendars and Appointments

The Verb SER vs. ESTAR

  • Sentences with AM, IS, ARE
  • Use in Context: Illness and Injuries

The Front Desk, the Hospital, and Room to Room

  • The Building, Medical Equipment, Job
  • Titles, Specialists

The Post-It Method

  • Home Practice Technique: The Home and Furnishings
  • The Doctor’s Office

Emergency Situations

  • How to Ask the Right Questions / Answering Appropriately

The Verb TENER

  • How to Use TO HAVE

The Family

  • Family History
  • Male / Female Roles
  • How to Talk to Kids/the Elderly

Medical Verb Forms

  • How to Create Complete Sentences
  • Healthcare Power-lines

Practice Tips and Beyond

OBJECTIVES

  1. Distinguish the key communication differences between U.S. and Latino cultures.
  2. Discuss Spanish words and expressions related to healthcare situations.
  3. Demonstrate effective communication in Spanish with comfort and moderate proficiency.
  4. Apply knowledge to assist co-workers in need of basic Spanish skills.
  5. Devise methods to communicate in an emergency situation with a Spanish-speaking patient.
  6. Demonstrate a basic health screening assessment in Spanish.

 

ADA Needs
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

 

Satisfaction Guarantee
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.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. 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 cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  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 professions standards


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 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

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


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 7.2 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

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of . The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 05/03/2020.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.0 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 6.0 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.


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 6.0 continuing competency hours.


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 6.0 CE credit hours.


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 7.2 contact hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.0 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.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.0 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.0 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 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.



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Faculty

William C. Harvey Related seminars and products: 1

BA, MS


William C. Harvey, BA, MS, is a nationally-recognized teacher, author, and motivational speaker, often considered by experts to be one of the best language and diversity instructors in America today. He is founder and president of Language Services Institute, a successful on-site language school, which currently has some of the most comprehensive training programs in Southern California.

As a 30-year veteran of teaching Spanish, English, and Cultural Awareness, Bill has received national media attention from CNN, Spanish News Network, Time magazine, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times. Mr. Harvey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and a Master of Science in Bilingual Education, and has received numerous awards for his work in public education. He is the author of several books, including Spanish for Gringos, Inglés para Latinos, Spanish for Health Care Professionals, Outreach Spanish, and Spanish for Law Enforcement Personnel.

Mr. Harvey has also gained attention on the internet while appearing in numerous healthcare webinars and audio conferences. All of Bill’s books, audio CDs, videos, and DVDs are available for purchase either online or at fine bookstores everywhere. His latest pocketbook, Spanish for Office Visits, is ideal for medical personnel who communicate regularly with Spanish speakers, and his current project, Spanish for Medical Emergencies targets the needs of EMS and ER personnel.

Disclosures:

Financial: William C. Harvey is the founder/president of Language Services Institute. He is a speaker, who receives an honorarium, for PESI, Inc. He is a compensated author for Barron’s Educational Series.

Nonfinancial: William C. Harvey has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

To order the Spanish for HealthCare Pocket Guide and Reference Card Package, please visit our product store.

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CD/DVD

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Counselors, Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Respiratory Care Practitioners, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

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"I thought this man was very dynamic and funny! I would love to take another Spanish class taught by him! Loved it!"

Satisfaction Guarantee
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.

ADA Needs

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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