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Hispanic Association of Nursing Students


NURS 418  Introductory Spanish for Health Care Providers:  Basic Level

Course Description (some differences exist between Undergraduate and Graduate courses): Students will develop basic Spanish language conversation skills for the health care setting in this small group seminar.  Emphasis will be on correct pronunciation and oral comprehension.  Topics will include: basic phrases used for patient interviews, health care terminology, patient instructions, health education, and cultural considerations for clinical settings.  Students will be expected to do weekly homework and to come prepared to actively practice Spanish conversation during class time.

Prerequisite: By permission of the instructor - One introductory Spanish course (in high school or college) within the past 8 years (or by special permission of the instructor)

If interested in this course: E-mail the instructor, Laura Koo, at, with the following information:

  • a brief description of prior Spanish language learning - prior course(s), how long ago, and recent language use
  • Student ID number

Course Numbers/CRNs for Spring 2006:

NURS 418 Section 12 Spanish for Hlth Cr Prof. CRN 23117. Fri 1300-1550 Instructor: Koo

NURS 628 Section 6 Spanish for Hlth Cr Prof. CRN 23154. Fri 1300-1550 Instructor: Koo

Spanish for Health Care Professionals classes will be offered every fall & spring, and sometimes in the summer.

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