8 Day Medical Spanish Course~ Costa Rica 

MedTreks Medical Spanish Bootcamp

8 Day Multi-Sport Medical Spanish Program

Learn Medical Spanish Skills in Paradise

November 9th-16th, 2019

One of the most valuable and important aspects of healthcare is being able to effectively communicate with your patients. With a growing number of Spanish speakers every year in the United States, learning basic medical Spanish is becoming increasingly important. 

 

MedTreks partners with Nosara Spanish Institute to provide you with a unique condensed course in Medical Spanish. This program was co-created by a team of medical professionals and Spanish language instructors to provide the most high-yield Medical Spanish course during an 8 day stay on the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. 

Nosara…it is one of our favorite places, we look forward to sharing it with you.

 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn key phrases for conducting a patient assessment and history
  • Observe health professionals using their Spanish in a local clinic setting
  • Engage in Spanish & Global health discussion
  • Practice your Spanish language skills in a tropical setting
  • Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Costa Rica: waterfalls, jungle, ocean
  • Spend your early mornings running on the 3-mile white sand beach below your hotel, practicing yoga at one of the local yoga studios, surfing the warm waters or enjoying a smoothie on the balcony of your room overlooking the ocean. 

 

DETAILS

 

DATES: November 9th-16th, 2019

Cost: $2,495

Learn Medical Spanish in Paradise!

  • Be able to provide immediate support to your Spanish speaking patients
  • Increase your efficiency during patient care
  • Experience improve rapport with your patients.

Course Topics Include:

  • Clinical History
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Spanish Basics (pronunciation, numbers, common vocabulary, etc)
  • Assessment of 10 Most Common Diagnoses (Abdominal Pain, Chest pain, Cough, etc)
  • Key components of patient teaching and appropriate follow-up

*** Course includes printed manual, list of useful resources, a private Facebook group with regular Spanish tips/tools.

 

 

Medical Spanish Bootcamp Course Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights with Beautiful Beach Front Lodging
  • 20 hrs of Professional Medical Spanish Instruction
  • Daily Yoga Classes
  • Private Surf Club Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Daily Medical Spanish Workshops
  • Wellness & Fitness Classes
  • Breakfast & Lunch Every Day
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinner

*** Nurses will receive 20 hrs of CE’s for these lectures.

 

Email us for a detailed itinerary, packing list, course syllabus, and travel information!

WHY NOSARA?

Known for the beautiful tropical environment, nature conservation, wellness, health education, yoga, and surfing..the beach town of Playa Guiones in Nosara is a perfect coastal getaway to relax and immerse yourself in a stress-free but active learning environment. Learn more about Nosara HERE! 

HOW TO SIGN UP

Contact us to receive a full itinerary, application and registration form. Make a $350 non-refundable deposit for reserve your space on the trip.

What are the topics covered in your programs?

  • Spanish Basics
  • Brief Clinical History
  • Comprehensive Physical Exam
  • Anatomy and Physiology Review
  • 10 Most Common Illnesses: description, treatment and patient education

Who will be the Spanish Instructors?

Our native Spanish-speaking instructors are both experienced and engaging. Each possesses a university degree and is passionate about sharing his or her knowledge. 

What is your Spanish Course model?

In addition to the strong emphasis on conversational skills, proper language learning also includes practice and training in the following areas of communication: 

  • Communicative Competence
  • Listening
  • Oral Expression, Pronunciation, and Fluency
  • Grammar and Structure
  • Vocabulary and Accuracy
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Composition and Spelling

What distinguishes your programs from others?

Our programs were designed by world-class faculty who have had extensive experience in global health and international medicine. The programs provide an in-depth review of current global health topics and share practical tips for doing medical work abroad that is socially responsible and sustainable.

How will the Spanish Courses be conducted?

The program is 4 hrs a day with two small breaks. Rather than follow the lessons and activities of a single textbook, we utilize a variety of well-defined content and linguistic goals that remain flexible to the competencies, needs, and interests of our students. All course materials, including a Medical Spanish workbook, will be provided by the instructors.

How can I join a MedTreks Medical Spanish Bootcamp in 2019?

Email us to receive a full itinerary with application and registration packet.

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