SPA-310 Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

This study abroad course develops advanced Spanish students' linguistic abilities and cultural awareness, so that they may communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and co-workers in healthcare settings. Students will review pertinent grammar and develop vocabulary in the areas of anatomy, common diseases, medical history assessment, and care of patients. This course also will help students develop cultural awareness through Spanish-language readings and discussions about the host country's cultural belief systems related to illness and health. Prerequisites: Instructor permission and SPA-202, SPA-235, or equivalent placement. Corequisites: HHP-397, HSC-106.


3 credits


SPA-233, and SPA-235 must be completed prior to registering for this course.


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