Spanish and Portuguese

Spanish for Medical Professions

Spanish for Medical Professions
Introduction to medical terminology as used in oral and written professional contexts, with special emphasis on developing professional writing skills.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSPAN 321
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining SPAN 323A
Course Outcomes: 

Acquire specialized vocabulary

Acquire specialized Spanish vocabulary related to health care professions.

Read authentic documents

Read and interpret authentic documents and informative texts related to medical care.

Compose written documents

Compose written documents related to the field of health care, such as correspondence, reports, or case studies, incorporating protocols and a level of accuracy appropriate for a professional audience.

Apply writing strategies and processes

Develop and improve writing through multiple drafts by planning, revising, editing, and incorporating feedback.

Demonstrate intercultural awareness

Demonstrate awareness of cultural issues involved in working with Spanish speakers, such as their economic and political realities, social and professional practices, and cultural beliefs and values.

Apply professional skills

Demonstrate practical application of professional skills by researching job opportunities, observing, or volunteering in the field of health care.