An Introduction To Spanish For Health Care Workers: Communication And Culture, Fourth Edition

Paperback | September 28, 2014

byRobert O. Chase, Clarisa B. Medina De Chase

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Now in its fourth edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students or professionals in medical fields who have little or no formal background in Spanish. Using online videos, readings, exercises, and activities such as role play and improvisation, it introduces the grammar structures and specialized medical vocabulary and colloquial terms that nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need to communicate effectively with the growing Spanish-speaking population. In addition, rich cultural notes explain Latino customs and communication styles.

 

NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION:

• Embellished full-color design with 174 illustrations and 275 classroom activities

• Expanded lexicon, condensed grammar, and more target-language content

• Audio program that can be accessed via QR codes in the text

• A companion Web site with video program, self-correcting quizzes, downloadable graphics, and classroom activity sheets
 


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Now in its fourth edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students or professionals in medical fields who have little or no formal background in Spanish. Using online videos, readings, exercises, and activities such as role play and improvisation, it introduces the grammar structures and specialized medical vocabulary and co...

Robert O. Chase is a social worker and a pretrial competency examiner for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.  An American-Dominican citizen, he teaches Spanish at local hospitals and at Tunxis Community College, drawing on rich Latin-American immersion experiences. Clarisa B. Medina de Chase is a rehabi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:September 28, 2014Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300212976

ISBN - 13:9780300212976

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