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Spanish for healthcare providers offered in Kingston

3/12/2005 —
Spanish for Healthcare Providers, a 10-hour workshop, will be offered by Penn State Wilkes-Barre for five consecutive Tuesdays, starting April 19, 2005. The workshops will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Visiting Nurse Association Office at the Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion in Edwardsville. Participants will be provided with basic skills for communicating with Spanish-speaking patients, including vocabulary for instruction of self care and discharge, commands helpful in conducting a health assessment, and key power verbs to describe procedures and treatments.

Instructor, Joseph Chindemi, holds an M.A. in Teaching of Language with a concentration in Spanish, and a B.S. in Nursing. He has developed customized Spanish conversational language courses for both health care and manufacturing organizations.

For more information, call 570-675-9253 or email wbce@outreach.psu.edu.
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