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Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers Communication and Culture

ISBN-10: 0300124260

ISBN-13: 9780300124262

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Robert O. Chase, Clarisa B. Medina de Chase, Clarisa B. Medina de Chase, R. O. Chase

List price: $60.00
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Description:

Now in its third edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students with little or no formal background in Spanish. It provides the necessary language and vocabulary to facilitate better communication between health care providers and the growing Spanish-speaking community in the United States. This classroom text uses readings, exercises, and interactive activities such as challenging and enjoyable improvisation to integrate Spanish medical vocabulary, grammar, and colloquial terms that nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need most. Rich cultural notes explain Latino customs and communication styles. New to the Third Edition: DVD video featuring dramatic interactions between a family and its health care providers as well as demonstrations of specific communication tasks in health care more communicative activities and larger lexicon revised and expanded cultural notes a companion Web site with self-correcting activities and links to medical and language sites
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/10/2009
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584

Robert O. Chase is a forensic social worker at the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. He teaches Spanish at Tunxis Community College,the Yale University Center for Language Studies, and local hospitals. Clarisa B. Medina de Chase is a rehabilitation therapist for Spanish-speaking patients and families at Connecticut Valley Hospital.