This is an Elementary Spanish language course geared towards individuals studying or working in health-related professions. It focuses on Medical Spanish terminology and the cultural interactions with Spanish speaking patients in health-related settings. This course focuses on one-on-one interactions in health-related settings while developing a cultural understanding of the relationship health provider - patient in most Spanish speaking communities with an emphasis on the ever-growing Latino community from Central Florida. This course is an introduction for possible future careers where Spanish is needed, such as medicine, nursing, physical therapy and interpreting and translating. The main objective of this course is to equip beginning learners of Spanish with the abilities to function at the Mid-Novice level as described in the scale developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Prerequisite(s): None (SPN 1120 is recommended).
Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
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institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.