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April 13 2019 10:00 am   through   May 4 2019 1:00 pm
14500 Juanita Dr. NE
Bastyr University
See location under description.
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
Phone: 425-896-6717
Current Student with ID $ 195.00
Bastyr/NIAOM Alumni $ 250.00
Professional $ 265.00
test $ 10.00
Campus Kenmore Campus
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Expand your ability to communicate with your patients and clients through Spanish Medical Terminology

Course Dates & Times:

Saturdays April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 2018 

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Prerequisite: Limited Spanish experience is required (e.g high school Spanish class). You will learn or review grammar with the medical vocabulary.

Break the communication barrier between you, the health care providers, and your patients. Simple tasks like giving instructions, conducting physical exams, taking vital signs and receiving information from patients can become difficult when two different languages are spoken. Through this course you will gain the necessary skills to communicate comfortably and respectfully with your patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce yourself 
  • Conduct the intake interview with a new patient
  • Give instructions and commands
  • Ask questions and assess pain
  • Nursing and rehabilitation medicine vocabulary, words, phrases and questions
  • Cultural competency communication strategies
  • Discussion of cultural differences when dealing with health issues

The course includes sections on labor and delivery, pediatrics and nutrition.

Eligible for 11 CEUS for the following professions:

  • ND (except those licensed in CA)
  • MD & PA - Category II CMEs (those licensed in WA)
  • PT & OT (licensed in WA)
  • ARNP & RN (licensed in WA)

About the Instructor

Urania Pérez is an Educator, a certified K-12 teacher with a Master degree In Geography. She founded Spanish In Seattle in 2007. She teaches Medical Spanish to rehabilitation medicine students at University of Washington as an independent instructor. She has taught Medical Spanish for nurses as an independent instructor for Seattle University’s nursing program and Medical Spanish for Healthcare Providers at the former Experimental College. Urania has over 20 years of teaching experience. She is passionate about this class as it incorporates, in addition to Spanish medical terminology and phrasing, cultural competency so that health providers can enhance their ability to reach and communicate with their Hispanic patients. She is a native from Venezuela and has lived in Seattle for over 26 years. Her web site is Her Facebook page is Spanish In Seattle.