The Medical Spanish course is designed for students interested in the medicine area. We recommend students have an intermediate level of Spanish in order to make the best use of the course. We will adapt to the interests and needs of each participant. The program is intended to last between 2 and 4 weeks (50 to 100 class hours). The general contents are the following:
Present (Conjugation and usage), differences between ser and estar, negative clauses in Spanish, past tenses (conjugation, usages and contrast), pronouns, reported speech, direct and indirect objects, imperative, future and conditional, prepositions, connectors, present subjunctive (conjugation ad usages), imperfect subjunctive (conjugation and usage), indicative and subjunctive contrast, and conditional clauses.
Lab analysis, common tropical diseases, clinical records, doctor´s interview, Public medicine in Venezuela, home and work health, pharmacology (uses of medication), alternative medicine, First aids, emergency unit, medicine on the net, preparing medical conferences, private medicine in Venezuela, gynecology (pregnancy and childbirth), oncology, surgery, pre-surgery consultation, food hygiene, common gastroenterological diseases, common psychiatric diseases (dependency, depression), dentistry (dental care), Doctor´s curriculum vitae, and medical reports.
The medical Spanish course is also offered On-line