||Percentage of time expected|
|Regular Hours (Mon-Fri):
||Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 12-1 p.m.
|Number on-call nights:
|Statement of Goals:|
|The goal of this course is to teach medical students the vocabulary and phrases needed to take a simple medical history in Spanish. The course will use structured conversation exercises to help students build the basic Spanish language skills to elicit a chief complaint and past medical history. Social and cultural aspects of interacting with Spanish speaking patients will be highlighted as appropriate. The course is for students who have had high school or college courses in Spanish or other exposure to the language, but are not yet conversationally fluent.|
|The students will be able to name the major body parts in Spanish.
The students will be able to elicit a chief complaint, including characteristics of pain if present, in Spanish.
The students will be able to elicit the history of present illness and past medical history in Spanish, using appropriate verb tenses and vocabulary.|
|90% classroom participation, 10% final written exam
|When and Where to report on first day of service:|
|Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 12-1 p.m.; location TBD
|For additional information regarding this elective contact:|
||3701 Kirby Drive, Room 600|