Conversational Spanish for Healthcare

Conversational Spanish for Healthcare

Become Conversationally Fluent in Spanish!

An excellent primer for business, education, and medical professionals interested in communicating with Spanish speaking colleagues, customers, parents, patients, students, or those interested in traveling to Spanish speaking countries.

Credits: 3

Course Overview: This course is designed for anyone who is interested in increasing their proficiency in speaking Spanish in the Healthcare industry. Emphasis is on high frequency vocabulary. Class is taught using comprehensible input. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding and use of oral language on familiar topics by participating in interactions, using Spanish for personal needs such as asking and answering questions and requesting clarification as needed.
  2. Show comprehension of written texts on familiar and unfamiliar topics dealing with basic needs or interests by successfully retelling, answering questions, or completing activities regarding the readings.
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with selected aspects of the culture(s) associated with Spanish speakers by talking about what they have read/learned.

To Register

Registration Instructions:

  1. Internet registration is available using LionPath. Login with your user ID and password and proceed to registration.
  2. Select 2178 - Fall 2017 as the Term.
  3. Select HB - Harrisburg as the Campus.
  4. Select Hershey - Hershey Medical Center Campus Code: HB as the Location
  5. Select SPAN - Spanish as the Subject
  6. If you have missed two consecutive semesters, you must complete a Resume Study form and be approved through the office of your major prior to registration. If you missed just one semester, please contact Enrollment Services at (717) 948-6020.
  7. Penn State Harrisburg Residential Tuition Rates apply.


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