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Spanish for Healthcare Providers

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Monday, March 18, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 4:00 PM (CDT)

Spanish for Healthcare Providers

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Early Bird
Registration must occur 21 days before event.
Ended $349.00 $0.00
General Registration Ended $399.00 $0.00
Group Rate (3 or more)
Discount rates are available for groups of three or more. For large groups or more purchasing options, please call us at 800-866-0919.
Ended $344.00 $0.00

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Event Details


DALLAS, TX 75235

MARCH 18-19, 2013
   |   8:00AM – 4:00PM

The 2010 U.S.A. census reports that 16.3% of the total population reported being from Hispanic or Latino origin and this number is expected to rise. In some states, the percent is as high as 38%.

This two-day seminar perpares healthcare providers to speak in basic Spanish phrases. During this interactive course, held in Dallas, TX, participants will gain a primary understanding of the Spanish language. An overview of Spanish speaking cultures and their importance to holistic patient care plus an introduction to basic pronunciation, the alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary for beginning Spanish is covered. By the end of the 12-hour seminar, participants will be able to verbalize basic Spanish salutations, a beginning health

Purpose: Provide class participants with an introduction to medical Spanish.

Summary of Objectives:

  1. Identify cultural issues for Spanish-speaking patients.
  2. State basic grammar usage concepts in Spanish.
  3. Use greetings and introductions effectively.
  4. Identify Spanish vocabulary and grammar concepts of time, locations and prepositions.
  5. Use basic present tense of verbs effectively.
  6. Identify proper Spanish vocabulary for anatomy and body systems.
  7. Practice patient case scenarios using medical vocabulary.
  8. Identify proper Spanish vocabulary for family members, occupations and asking questions.
  9. Use Spanish vocabulary to perform a physical health assessment.
  10. Use Spanish vocabulary to identify clothing items, directions and the hospital settings.
  11. Identify and use Spanish vocabulary within healthcare settings.
  12. Discuss definitions and concepts for cultural competence and translator resources.

Who should attend: Registered nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in learning Spanish in a two-day immersion course.

All participants will receive instructional materials and a continental breakfast. Those seeking live continuing nursing education will earn 12.0 contact hours (6.0 hours per day) after attending the seminar in its entirety and handing in the evaluation form.

For an overview of the seminar, view the video.


Early Bird (by February 25, 2013) : $349
Registration Fee: $399
Group (3+): call for details


For more details please call
Gannett Education: 1-800-866-0919




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Tracey Long, RN, MSN, CDE, CNE grew up in sunny California and later braved the cold in Provo, Utah where she earned two degrees at Brigham Young University in nursing and Spanish. In college, she traveled with the speech and debate team, studied abroad in Europe, and then toured the Orient with the National Ballroom Dance Champion Team. Tracey served one and one-half years as a health welfare missionary to Colombia. She developed Spanish programs in health education and diabetes for local hospitals in Las Vegas, Nevada where she now resides. She earned her masters degree in public health education at the California College of Health Sciences and is currently a PhD Student at UNLV in nursing/health education. She currently teaches as an adjunct faculty at UNLV in medical Spanish and nursing at CCSN. To keep her sense of humor she has taught home preschool for 13 years.



For content questions, please contact:
Tracey Long, RN, MSN, CDE, CNE via email
at longforhome@cox.net or telephone at (702) 873-5664.


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Schedule and Course Content - Day 1
8:00 AM
8:30 AM
  Introduction to Course and Class Participants
8:45 AM
  Cultural Issues for Spanish-Speaking Patients: Introduction to Alphabet, Pronunciation and Greetings
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
  Basic Grammar Usage Concepts in Spanish
10:45 AM
  Pronouns, Articles, Familial Relations, Time, Locations, Seasons, Calendar, Colors, Foods
12:00 PM
  Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 PM
  Interrogative Phrases and Infinitive Verbs: ar-ir-er
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
  Body Systems Vocabulary
2:45 PM
  Case Scenarios and Practice Situations
4:00 PM

Schedule and Course Content - Day 2
8:00 AM
8:30 AM
  Welcome and Review
8:45 AM

Vocabulary for Family Members, Occupations and Asking Questions

9:45 AM   Break
10:00 AM
  History and Physical Phrases
11:00 AM   Clothing Items, Directions and the Hospital Seting
12:00 PM
  Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 PM
  Case Scenarios and Practice
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
  Cultural Competence Concepts
3:00 PM   Review, Discussion, Final Q&A
4:00 PM
  Award Certificates and Adjournment

Hotel Information

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Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Love Field
3300 W. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75235

There are no special arrangements for discounted hotel rooms for this seminar. Each individual will be responsible for making his/her own reservations with the Wyndham Hotel. To secure a room, call the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Love Field at 214-357-8500 for the lowest current rates.


From Interstate 35:
Exit Mockingbird Lane. Go east 3 miles. Hotel will be on the right side opposite Love Field Airport.

From Dallas North Tollway:
Exit Mockingbird Lane. Go west about 2 miles. Hotel will be on the left side opposite Love Field Airport.

From 75 Central Expressway:
Exit Mockingbird Lane. Go west about 4 miles. Hotel will be on the left side oppositve Love Field Airport.



Complimentary parking is available.

Event Tips

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Fee includes instructional materials and a continental breakfast. Lunch is on your own.

Seminar sites are handicapped accessible and barrier-free.

Seminar room temperatures are difficult to control. For your comfort, please plan accordingly.

ALL programs must be attended in their entirety in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Questions? Please contact us at 800-866-0919 or events@gannetthg.com.


Cancellation and Refund Policy for Seminars:

Phone cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Cancellations received four weeks prior to the seminar receive a full refund of the registration fee. Cancellations received after four weeks and up to seven days prior to the seminar are assessed a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received seven days prior to the seminar or “no shows” are nonrefundable. Registration fees are transferable to an upcoming seminar within the same calendar year (expires December 31 each year) or to another participant. In the event that a seminar is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.

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Disclosures to Participants:

Seminars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

Gannett Education guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.



Nurse.com educational events are provided by Gannett Education.

Gannett Education
is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).

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When & Where

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Love Field - Dallas, TX
3300 W Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75235

Monday, March 18, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 4:00 PM (CDT)

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