450 (CP I) Spanish for Health Care Careers Grades 11, 12
Prerequisite –2 consecutive years of Spanish 5 per/wk -2 ½ credits
Recommended Grade of B- or better in Spanish II, III or IV
This course will provide relevant and specialized cross-curriculum integration to enable students to develop skills necessary to communicate quickly and effectively with Spanish speakers in a medical setting. The course will provide an overview of medical phrases and terminology in Spanish. The successful student will be able to greet patients, obtain a medical history, and provide medical services, where appropriate, in Spanish, after further medical training. Students will utilize a variety of websites and online services. Emphasis will be on basic, practical language needed to communicate with Spanish speaking patients and their families. This course will be conducted in Spanish and in English. This course can only be elected after the completion of the two consecutive years of Spanish.