Spanish for Healthcare Workers
Dates: January 6, 2019 through March 18, 2019
Cost: $900 Course materials are free and online
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Enhance Your Ability to Speak with Your Spanish Speaking Clients and Patients!
- Help provide access to services for Spanish-speakers with limited English proficiency.
- Improve your Spanish language skills.
- Affordable, fully online format allows you to study at a time that works for you.
For healthcare professionals who would like to improve their Spanish language proficiency by engaging with authentic content through interpersonal, interpretive and presentational communication activities with a medical theme. This class is for intermediate level Spanish-speakers who would like to increase their proficiency in order to work with patients directly or train to be an interpreter. Emphasis will be placed on the development of listening and oral communication skills within a medical context.
This non-credit program is not eligible for Title IV funding.
More about this course
This course qualifies for CEUs for certified healthcare professionals through the National Association for Health Professionals.
Meet the Instructor
Heidi Astrid Schmaltz, MA has worked for over ten years in the field of medical interpreting as well as teaching postsecondary language courses. Ms. Schmaltz has passed NBCMI, DSHS and NCSC exams for Spanish, and provides medical, court, social service and educational interpreting services both in-person and remotely.
- Students must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.