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An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers, 4th Edition *Required Text*

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An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers is the ideal textbook for beginning Spanish learners to learn medical Spanish, and the one we require for our Medical Spanish Classes. *Required text* for Learn Spanish- Beginners Course.

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An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers is the ideal textbook for beginning Spanish learners to learn medical Spanish, and the one we require for our Medical Spanish Classes.

*Required text* for Learn Spanish- Beginners Course

An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers provides the necessary basic medical Spanish terminology to facilitate better communication between health care providers and the growing Spanish-speaking community in the United States. In addition to providing essential Spanish vocabulary and grammar, rich cultural notes explain Hispanic customs and communication styles. Readings, exercises, and activities such as role play and improvisation introduce the grammar structures and specialized medical vocabulary and conversational terms in Spanish for healthcare workers such as nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need to communicate effectively. This 4th edition also includes online videos featuring dramatic interactions between a family and its health care providers as well as demonstrations of specific communication tasks in health care. Additional resources for students and instructors, such as self-correcting quizzes and links to medical and language sites for your continued study is also available. All audio and video media accompanying An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers, 4th ed. is available online at yalebooks.com/medicalspanish.

Common Ground has used An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers in all our beginning medical Spanish courses for many years.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Embellished full-color design with 174 illustrations and 275 classroom activities
  • Expanded lexicon, condensed grammar, and more target-language content
  • Audio program that can be accessed via QR codes in the text
  • A companion Web site with a video program, self-correcting quizzes, downloadable graphics, classroom activity suggestions, and worksheets

 

About the authors: Robert O. Chase and Clarisa B. Medina de Chase are American-Dominican citizens. Robert is a social worker and pretrial competency examiner for the Connecticut Department of Mental Heath and Addiction Services and teaches Spanish for healthcare workers at local hospitals and at Tunxis Community College. Clarisa is a rehabilitation therapist at Connecticut Valley Hospital who appreciates the value and challenges of learning to function successfully in multiple sociocultural and linguistic contexts.

Title: An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers, 4th ed.

Authors: Robert O. Chase and Clarisa b. Medina de Chase

ISBN: 978-0300-212976

Publisher: Yale University Press

Pages: 416, Paperback

Dimensions: 10″ x7″ x1″

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2 reviews for An Introduction to Spanish for Healthcare Workers, 4th Edition *Required Text*

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have taken several Spanish classes in the past, but this was the first class I’ve taken where I started to really grasp the information being taught and be able to use it outside of classes. Rory sincerely cared about each students development and was very patient with educating each of us at our level. I would highly recommend this class with Rory; he always had a smile on his face and kept the classroom a fun environment to learn in.

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