Medical Spanish class offered for health care professionals

Medical Spanish class offered for health care professionals

Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:01 pm

The University of Tennessee at Martin Office of Extended Campus and Online Studies is offering the Medical Spanish for Health Care Professionals, slated from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 22-April 26, on UT Martin’s campus. 

There will be no class on March 15. The registration fee is $125 plus the cost of the book. The instructor for the class is Dr. Daniel Nappo, associate professor of Spanish.

With no prior knowledge of Spanish, this course will teach participants how to conduct patient medical history interviews, perform physical examinations and give medical instructions to Spanish-speaking patients. The textbook provides examples of common interviews between health care professionals and patients with the most commonly understood vocabulary. The class will teach students how to obtain needed information without risking errors due to miscommunication.

The textbook, “Spanish for Health Care Professionals” by William C. Harvey, is available for $6.87 plus shipping at 

The ISBN is 13:978-0-7641-1138-9.

 For more information or to register for the course, contact ECOS at 731-881-7082 or go to

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