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Department: MEFAM-Family and Community Medicine
Course: 408A-Medical Spanish I

Course Director: Dr. Valory N. Pavlik
Course Faculty: Dr. Valory N. Pavlik
Elective Location:
Elective Offered Terms: 1
Min. Number of Students:Max: 20
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Foundations
Credit: 3
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): 8 wks. - 3hrs. per week Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
(Previously 420-408A) This course stresses extensive class participation in order to develop verbal skills in Spanish and better mastery of the medical Spanish vocabulary needed to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. 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.
Learning Activities
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Linda Carreon
Contact Phone: 713-798-5452
Contact Fax:
Contact Location:

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