Learn Medical Spanish in San Jose, Costa Rica!

Medical Spanish language course for Helath Professionals has 2 parts:

  1. Spanish Language course: 80 hours - 4 hours daily for 4 weeks
  2. Communication Experience: 20 hours - 5 hours per week - Helath talk, visits to health centers to observe the attention given to real patients. Films and videos in Spanish are also offered.

Each Friday the students will do an interview with a simulated patient in Spanish in which they will put into practice the knowledge and skills aquired during the week. This interviews will be recorded and later analysed with the student to assess the student's success and possible weakness.

The course is offered at 3 levels:

SPN 141 Español Básico para Profesionales de Salud

(Basic Spanish for Health Professionals)

This course is designed for the purpose of giving health personnel, who do not have any previous Spanish experience, the tools necessary for interacting with and interviewing simulated Spanish speaking patients. During the four weeks of the course the students will acquire the linguistic knowledge and skills that will permit them to communicate at a basic level with simulated Spanish speaking patients.

Este curso está diseñado con el propósito de darle al personal de salud, que no tenga conocimiento previo del idioma español, las herramientas necesarias para poder interactuar y entrevistar a un paciente simulado de habla hispana. Durante las cuatro semanas, el estudiante adquirirá conocimientos en las cuatro destrezas lingüísticas, lo que le permitirá comunicarse en forma básica con hablantes nativos del español. Al finalizar el curso el estudiante será capaz de entrevistar a un paciente simulado de habla hispana.

SPN 241 Español Intermedio para Profesionales de Salud

(Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals)

This course is designed for health personnel that have taken a minimum of 100 elective hours of Spanish as a second language. The goal of this course is to deepen the knowledge of medical related Spanish and increase the competency of communications in specifically simulated situations with Spanish speaking patients.

Este curso está diseñado para personal de salud, que haya llevado un mínimo de 100 horas lectivas de español como segunda lengua, con el fin de profundizar en el conocimiento del español médico y mejorar la competencia comunicativa en situaciones específicas con pacientes simulados hispanohablantes. Al finalizar el curso el estudiante será capaz de realizar una consulta médica a un paciente simulado hispanohablante.

SPN 341 Español Avanzado para Profesionales de Salud

(Advanced Spanish for Health Professionals)

This course is designed for health personnel that have an advanced background in Spanish and who need to improve their linguistic competency in order to interact with their Spanish speaking patients and their families. The goal at the end of this course is to have the student capable of communicating in an effective and fluent form with their Spanish speaking patients and their families.

Este curso está diseñado para personal de salud con un conocimiento amplio del español y que necesiten mejorar su competencia lingüística para interactuar con pacientes hispanohablantes y sus respectivas familias. Al finalizar el curso el estudiante será capaz de comunicarse en forma efectiva con pacientes hispanohablantes y sus familiares.


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