SPAN 2440 Spanish Language and Cultural Competency for Health Personnel I
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SPAN 1.3.
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3 hours, 3 credits
Knowledge of the basic structures of the Spanish language and the specialized medical vocabulary needed to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients in a variety of health care situations. Cultural readings in Spanish and English and interview techniques emphasize the health beliefs of Spanish-speaking countries and Spanish-speaking communities within the United States. Appropriate for all health-related disciplines. Course is taught in Spanish and English. Not the equivalent of Spanish *1010 .