SPA-210 Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

This study abroad course provides a linguistic and cultural foundation for beginning and intermediate Spanish learners to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and co-workers in healthcare settings. Students will learn to use appropriate vocabulary to ask questions about pain and illness, to discuss common ailments, and to offer simple advice. This course also will help students develop cultural awareness through readings and discussions about the host country's cultural belief systems related to illness and health. Prerequisites: Instructor permission and SPA-101 or equivalent placement. Corequisites: HHP-397, HHP-105


3 credits


SPA-101 must be completed prior to registering for this course.


HSC-106 and HSC-397 must be taken concurrently with this course.