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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals


Stephanie Langston, M.Ed.
President and Curriculum Developer
Hands on Spanish, Inc.


Foothills AHEC

Program Description

This course is designed to provide a positive and productive interaction between healthcare professionals and Spanish-speaking patients that will enhance vital patient communication.

Learning Objectives

Session participants will:
- Discuss the cultural traits of Latin Americans.
- Identify and practice the correct pronunciation for each vowel in Spanish.
- Identify the seven most common Spanish pronunciation errors made by English speakers.
- List Spanish phrases used to asses pain.


On Demand
Original program date: Apr 9, 2010

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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Program Keywords

Health Literacy