Spanish for Healthcare Providers Intensive CE Series (June 2014)

Providing quality medical care depends on effective communication. As the number of Spanish-speaking patients continues to grow, there is an increased demand for healthcare professionals who...

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Providing quality medical care depends on effective communication. As the number of Spanish-speaking patients continues to grow, there is an increased demand for healthcare professionals who speak Spanish. The Spanish for Healthcare Providers Intensive CE Series includes an overview of medical Spanish as well as specialty-specific terminology, allowing you to tailor your learning experience to your specific area of practice.

This five-week, self-paced program combines online education with live webinars to provide you with a study choice that fits your schedule. Complete the online examination and earn 12.0 contact hours (nurses)/12.0 CE clock hours (social workers-Level 1)/12.0 CPEUs (dietitians) and a certificate of completion.

ONLINE MODULE:

Spanish for Healthcare Providers Online Print Courses: This series of modules specifically chosen to provide information on how to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and families.

WEBINAR COURSES:

Foundations of Learning Spanish: This webinar will teach healthcare providers how to use Spanish for initial encounters with patients and cultural considerations when working with Hispanics and Latinos. Topics: greetings, cultural considerations, question words, how to learn Spanish, parts of speech, medical cognates.
Assessing Patients: This webinar will teach the healthcare provider how to use Spanish to gather critical information from patients for a history and physical assessment. Topics: assessment questions, pain assessment, taking medical history, medical verbs, #'s, time, nouns, clothes, colors, occupations, saying negative statements.

Assessing Patients: This webinar will teach the healthcare provider how to use Spanish to gather critical information from patients for a history and physical assessment. Topics: assessment questions, pain assessment, taking medical history, medical verbs, #'s, time, nouns, clothes, colors, occupations, saying negative statements.

Parts of the Body and Healthcare Settings: This webinar will teach healthcare providers how to discuss body systems, symptoms, and illnesses in Spanish as well as the basics of verb conjugation. Topics: nouns, articles, anatomy/body systems, symptoms, illnesses, verb tenses, directions, completing a medical exam.

Medical Exam, Diagnostics & Tests: This webinar will teach healthcare providers how to use Spanish to conduct physical assessments and explain medical tests and equipment.
Medical Admitting to Discharge in Spanish:This webinar will teach healthcare professionals how to use Spanish to discuss test results and treatment options with patients, vocabulary for discharging a patient, when to call a translator and practice with mock scenarios.

KEY COURSE BENEFITS:

Learn specialty-specific terminology in Spanish, allowing you to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients.

Enhanced learning with interactive cases.

Network with your peers and form your own study group within the online classroom.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients who speak little or no English.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

The goal of the Spanish for Healthcare Providers Intensive CE Series is to provide healthcare professionals with a basic introduction to Spanish so that they can communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients. Upon completion of this series, attendees will be able to do the following:

Discuss language and cultural considerations when communicating with Spanish-speaking patients with limited English.

Identify the components of fluency in a foreign language.

Identify basic Spanish phrases needed to communicate with Spanish speaking patients in your role as a healthcare professional.

List assessment questions that stimulate a one-word or yes-no response from patients

Interpret patient responses in Spanish.

Identify how to communicate test results in Spanish.

Identify how to explain treatment procedures in Spanish.

Identify basic phrases and commands to complete a physical exam.

When
From: June 27, 2014 13:00
To: July 23, 2014 20:30
Where

Online

Category

Medical & Health Care, Language

Contact email
CE@GannettHG.com

Contact phone
+1 800.866.0919

Website

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