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An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers: Communication and Culture: Second Edition (Yale Language Series)

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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. This classroom text uses readings, exercises, and interactive activities such as challenging and enjoyable improvisation to integrate structure, Spanish medical vocabulary, 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:

and#149; DVD video featuring dramatic interactions between a family and its health care providers as well as demonstrations of specific communication tasks in health care

and#149; More communicative activities and larger lexicon

and#149; Revised and expanded cultural notes

and#149; A companion Web siteand#160; - yalebooks.com/medicalspanish - with self-correcting quizzes and links to medical and language sites

About the Author

Robert O. Chase is a social worker and pretrial competency examiner at the Whiting Forensic Institute. He teaches Spanish at Tunxis Community College, the Yale University Center for Language Studies, and local hospitals. Clarisa B. Medina de Chase is a Dominican Republic native and a rehabilitation therapist at Connecticut Valley Hospital.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300097153
Subtitle:
Communication and Culture: Second Edition
Author:
Chase, Robert O.
Author:
Chase, Robert O.
Author:
Chase, Clarisa
Author:
Chase, Clarisa B. Medina de
Author:
Medina De Chase, Clarisa B.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven, Conn.
Subject:
Dictionaries & Terminology
Subject:
English
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Spanish language
Subject:
Nursing - Fundamentals & Skills
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper and CD
Series:
Yale Language Series
Series Volume:
106
Publication Date:
20021110
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Illustrations:
95 b/w illus.
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
26 cm. +

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