This intensive Spanish course is aimed at persons who work or intend to work in the health care related field. Rather than only teaching standard terminology, classes offered incorporate common dialect variants, a as well as aspects of Latino culture that can impact the patient’s health and interaction with the medical system. Students are taught techniques and strategies for effective communication with Latino patients in a medical setting. The contents of the of course are based on research conducted in US medical settings.
Syllabus available upon request, email GEOinfo@uoregon.edu.