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Expanded in this edition with more words, phrases, and helpful exercises, this program also features two brand-new sections. One of them is directed at health care receptionists, and the other deals with health insurance forms. This bookis designed to help doctors, nurses, and medical assistants communicate in Spanish with Latino patients and their families who have little or no command of English. Every Spanish word in the book is followed by its phonetic pronunciation. The book also provides easy-to-follow tips on understanding colloquial spoken Spanish. Author William Harvey concentrates on words and phrases likely to be used in a medical setting. True-to-life dialogues dramatize situations pertaining to pregnancy, broken bones, pediatric care, heart and lung diseases, pharmacy prescriptions, drug problems, medical treatment of accident and crime victims, and much more.

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This updated book-and-CD package offers English-speaking doctors, nurses, and medical assistants some basic Spanish vocabulary instruction. The program starts with pronunciation tips and offers advice on listening comprehension, with emphasis on true-life dialogues. 3 CDs.

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Updated with more words, phrases, and exercises than ever, the new third edition also features two brand-new sections: one is focused to help health care receptionists, and the other concentrates on health insurance forms. This book will help doctors, nurses, and medical assistants communicate in Spanish with Latino patients and their families who have little or no command of English. Concentrating on words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances, Spanish for Health Care Professionals presents true-to-life dialogues that dramatize situations as they typically occur in doctors' offices and the hospital environment.

Synopsis:

Updated with a new verb list, more vocabulary, more key phrases, and expanded exercise sections, this book with cassettes offers English-speaking doctors, nurses, and medical assistants some basic Spanish vocabulary to help them deal with Hispanic patients who speak little or no English. The book starts with pronunciation tips and offers advice on listening comprehension with special focus on words and phrases that are likely to be used in a medical setting. True-to-life dialogues recreate situations involving pregnancy, broken bones, pediatric care, heart and lung diseases, geriatric care, communicable diseases, drug problems, medical treatment of crime victims, and more. The cassettes recreate the book's dialogues, thus giving healthcare personnel opportunity to practice their own speaking and improve listening comprehension in Spanish.

About the Author

William C. Harvey has taught Spanish and ESL on the West Coast, in public schools, community colleges, and in private industry, where he has organized language workshops and seminars. He is the author of several Spanish language learning books, all of which take an informal approach to language teaching.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764139284
Author:
Harvey, William
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Author:
Harvey, William C.
Author:
Harvey M. S., William C.
Author:
M.S., William C. Harvey
Subject:
Spanish language
Subject:
Conversation and phrase books (for medical pe
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Language Learning;Spanish
Subject:
Language Learning
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.25 in

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Product details 320 pages Barron's Educational Series - Spanish 9780764139284 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This updated book-and-CD package offers English-speaking doctors, nurses, and medical assistants some basic Spanish vocabulary instruction. The program starts with pronunciation tips and offers advice on listening comprehension, with emphasis on true-life dialogues. 3 CDs.
"Synopsis" by , (back cover)

Updated with more words, phrases, and exercises than ever, the new third edition also features two brand-new sections: one is focused to help health care receptionists, and the other concentrates on health insurance forms. This book will help doctors, nurses, and medical assistants communicate in Spanish with Latino patients and their families who have little or no command of English. Concentrating on words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances, Spanish for Health Care Professionals presents true-to-life dialogues that dramatize situations as they typically occur in doctors' offices and the hospital environment.

"Synopsis" by , Updated with a new verb list, more vocabulary, more key phrases, and expanded exercise sections, this book with cassettes offers English-speaking doctors, nurses, and medical assistants some basic Spanish vocabulary to help them deal with Hispanic patients who speak little or no English. The book starts with pronunciation tips and offers advice on listening comprehension with special focus on words and phrases that are likely to be used in a medical setting. True-to-life dialogues recreate situations involving pregnancy, broken bones, pediatric care, heart and lung diseases, geriatric care, communicable diseases, drug problems, medical treatment of crime victims, and more. The cassettes recreate the book's dialogues, thus giving healthcare personnel opportunity to practice their own speaking and improve listening comprehension in Spanish.
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