If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $40.00. 

This course will provide nurses with the basic pronunciation and vocabulary needed to communicate with Spanish speaking patients.


Roberto Martinez, MA

Target Audience

Licensed Nurses

Learning Outcomes

After completing this activity the participant will be able to:

  • Review and practice the basics of Spanish pronunciation.
  • Use Spanish to greet patients and visitors, gather personal data, receive and make calls and assist walk-in patients
  • Develop and/or extend a base vocabulary of medical terms and phrases in Spanish

Length of Course

1.5 hour

Credit Statements

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an accredited provider of Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.5 contact hours.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

Speakers have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in education activities. Please see individual activities for any conflicts of interest.

Provisions of these educational activities by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with activities.