Medical Spanish in the Emergency Department
5 days of practical medical Spanish!
What providers need to know to feel confident examining
Spanish-speaking patients with limited English proficiency
June 1-5, 2020
View Course Brochure | Call ICEP at 630.495.6400, ext. 201, to register!
This 5-day course will teach practical medical Spanish to allow providers to obtain a basic medical history, examine patients without assistance, and provide simple discharge instructions to limited English proficiency Spanish-speaking patients.
Each half day offers a complaint-based series of lectures and practical exercises. Common health-releated Hispanic cultural beliefs and practices will also be discussed.
>> TARGET AUDIENCE <<
Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, residents and other health care personnel
The goal of the course is to assist providers in building a rapport with Spanish-speaking patients. It will not make one proficient in Medical Spanish and is not intended to replace the use of interpreter services when needed.
Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of Spanish (high school level, familiarity with basic conjugation of verbs and sentence structure)
- Lesson 1: Basic grammar rules; Anatomy; Patient greetings
- Lesson 2: Role of the interpreter
- Lesson 3: Anatomy; Pain; Cultural implications of “healers”
- Lesson 4: Chief complaint; History of present illness; Physical exam
- Lesson 5: Plan of care
- Lesson 6: Gastrointestinal; Genitourinary
- Lesson 7: Cardiovascular
- Lesson 8: Respiratory
- Lesson 9: Dental; Ophthalmology; Lacerations; Burns
- Lesson 10: Pediatrics
- Lesson 11: Neurology; Psychiatry
- Lesson 12: Obstetrics/gynecology; Domestic violence
- Lesson 13: Orthopedics
- Lesson 14: Cultural awareness, humility and beliefs
- Lesson 15: Motor vehicle collisions; Diabetes
- Presentations and scenarios with simulated patients
|ACEP Member Physician||$395|
|Physician Assistant, Resident, Nurse, NP or Other Health Care Personnel||$299|