Spanish for Healthcare
As the Hispanic population continues to grow in the US, so does the need for health care workers who speak Spanish. Organizations such as the NAHN (National Association of Hispanic Nurses) identify the need for more nursing participation at all levels to improve the quality of health care in Hispanic communities and, hence, reduce the health disparity among its members. This course will increase learners' knowledge and skills related to Medical Spanish and common words that can be used when individuals require an interpreter.
- Importance and Demographics
- Disparities in Health Care
- Utilizing Interpreters
- Commonly used Spanish phrases
NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC
The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.
There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.
Often both generic and trade names are used in NurseCe4Less.com courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.