2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2021  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog

HUMN 106 - Medical Spanish


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is intended for students studying or working in health-related fields. It functions as a beginning level Spanish language course, with a special focus on medical terminology and cultural awareness relevant to a medical setting. This course will prepare students for interactions with Spanish-speaking patients in future careers in medicine, nursing, social work, and mental health. 

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. basic proficiency in the understanding and use of a foreign language by successfully completing medically related tasks and interactions, such as taking patient complaints and medical history and defining symptoms; and
  2. knowledge of the distinctive features of culture(s) associated with the language they are studying by articulating an awareness of and reflecting on matters of immigration, diverse customs, worldviews, and communication styles.