McGraw-Hill's Spanish for Emergency Care Providers : A Practical Course for Quick and Confident Communication

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9780071439947: McGraw-Hill's Spanish for Emergency Care Providers : A Practical Course for Quick and Confident Communication

THE QUICKEST ROUTE TO LEARNING HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH SPANISH-SPEAKING PATIENTS--NOW AVAILABLE IN CD FORMAT!

Much more than mere phrase books, these book/CD packages arm health care providers with the tools they need to communicate confidently with their Spanish-speaking ]= patients. In no time, even those with no prior Spanish language experience can build competence in interviewing patients, taking histories, conducting physical exams and tests, giving medication, and performing follow-ups.

Offering health care providers a quick, easy, and enjoyable way to learn to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients, each package features:

  • More than 2,500 key general and medical terms with pronunciation tips
  • Jargon-free explanations of essential grammar concepts and structures
  • Realistic dialogues reflecting the most common medical situations
  • Exercises, games, and puzzles that reinforce understanding and fluency
  • Quick-reference bilingual glossary
  • Three 75-minute CDs containing vocabulary, phrases, and dialogues spoken by a variety of native speakers
  • 10 CME tests worth up to 30 hours of AMAapproved continuing education credit

Included in each CD package and also available as a stand-alone course

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From the Back Cover:

Have the words you need when every word counts

In a medical emergency how well you communicate with your patients and their families can make the difference between life and death. An important resource for first responders, paramedics, and ER staff with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish, this powerful program arms you with the linguistic skills needed to provide your Spanish-speaking patients with the care they deserve.

Convenient, flexible, and complete, McGraw-Hill’s Spanish for Emergency Care Providers features:

  • A Comprehensive Course Book--Using sample dialogues, numerous exercises, and more than 200 expert illustrations, the book introduces a vocabulary of 2,500 general and medical terms, builds familiarity with typical emergency care situations, and develops a greater awareness of Latino culture and its impact on healthcare issues. A bilingual glossary features 1,000 of the most useful medical Spanish terms for easy reference.
  • Audio CDs--Featuring a variety of native speakers, the first two CDs contain vocabulary, phrases, and dialogues that reflect a wide range of common medical situations--everything from the first interview to medication instructions and follow-up--while the third zeros in on situations typically encountered by emergency care providers. An accompanying booklet contains the full scripts and English translations of the dialogues.
  • Continuing Medical Education Tests for CME credit--The ten CME tests contained in this booklet have been approved for a maximum of thirty hours in category 1 credit toward the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award. Test accreditation is sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

About the Author:

Joanna Ríos, Ph.D., and José Fernández Torres have been teaching medical Spanish for more than fifteen years. Their workshops are accredited by the American Medical Association, the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Association of Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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