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Printed on 8/23/2016

Spanish Health Care

20-140-3 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you are a current or future health care professional who wants to effectively communicate and interact with Spanish speaking patients or clients, this certificate will help you develop specialized health care Spanish language skills. To enhance your learning experience, you will travel to another country on a two-week language and culture immersion program where you will live among Spanish speakers and practice your skills. Add Spanish language skills to your resume with this certificate. Will supplement any health care job.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Spanish 1 Health Care
10-141-110
3
Students learn basic phrases and questions necessary for health care tasks. Upon completion, the participant will have the basic ability to understand spoken Spanish, gain insight into cross-cultural issues as well as to express and obtain explanations of common symptoms, the nature and the duration of an illness and obtain patient vitals.
Spanish 2 Health Care
10-141-111
3
Presents more complex phrases, questions and in-depth vocabulary for health-related tasks. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will have the ability to understand more complex spoken Spanish, gain further insight into cross-cultural issues as well as to obtain information about more complex health symptoms and illnesses. Spanish 1 Health Care (10-141-110) or consent of instructor is required.
Spanish 3 Health Care
10-141-112
3
A continuation of Spanish 2 Health Care (10-141-111) presents increasingly complex phrases, grammar and in-depth vocabulary for health-related tasks. Students will understand and express complex spoken Spanish as it relates to health care, gain awareness of cross-cultural issues as well as obtain information about more specific health-related symptoms and illnesses. Spanish 2 Health Care (10-141-111) or consent of instructor is required.
Spanish 4 Health Care
10-141-113
3
A continuation of Spanish 3 Health Care (10-141-112) presents increasingly complex phrases, grammar and vocabulary. Students will understand and express more complex health-related Spanish including identifying more symptoms and illnesses and further study of cross-cultural topics. A capstone course which focuses on practice and application of concepts learned in Spanish Health Care 1-3. Spanish 3 Health Care (10-141-112) or consent of instructor is required.
Spanish Immersion
10-141-122
3
Travel to another country on a two-week language and culture immersion program. Classes are small, taught by native Spanish speakers and offered at all levels from beginners to advanced, with an option to take career-specific language courses. Students are immersed in the culture and live with carefully selected host families.

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