Sep 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HU 401 - Spanish for Nurses

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course is designed to give nursing students the skills to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients in a medical setting.  Students will learn basic vocabulary and grammar associated with the medical setting while also developing cultural sensitivity.  Open only to Nursing students.  This course is not open to students whose native language is Spanish. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Use basic conversational Spanish to obtain health history from patients, provide patients with information about their condition and treatment
  • Acknowledge and be sensitive to cultural influences with interacting with patients and their families
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic Spanish medical vocabulary and associated appropriate grammar
  • Demonstrate the ability to use coping mechanisms when vocabulary is not available or known

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Introductions
  • Numbers, dates, times
  • Biographical information
  • Body parts/systems
  • Symptoms
  • Medical history
  • Medications

Dr. Candela Marini

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