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ACCREDITATION.

Objectives:

The Spanish speaking population has grown tremendously over the past few decades and healthcare providers are challenged to communicate with this expanding patient population.

The goal of this conference is to teach basic, intermediate and advanced Medical Spanish language skills in the classroom and to implement the usage of these skills with native Spanish speakers in an immersion setting. At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to improve their knowledge of Medical Spanish with a the ability to converse and take basic medical histories from Spanish speaking patients and have the ablility to give simple commands and instructions to this patient population.  Intermediate and Advanced students will focus on improving their knowledge of Medical vocabulary and use of verbs and proper tenses.

 

Physician Accreditation.

 

PHYSICIAN ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Medical Studies Abroad. TheUniversity of North Texas is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

 

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION:

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 20 hours of AOA Category 2A CME credits.  Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CRNA Accreditation.
 

CRNA ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: 

 

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for 20.00 Class A CE credits; Course ID: 1037838; Expiration Date 11/7/2020.

Faculty.

 

Sandra Chacon Esquivel, B.S.

  • Instructor for Medical Studies Abroad, 2008-present.

  • Instructor of Spanish as a Second Language at ULACIT for students from foreign universities.

  • Consultant Labor Psychologist.

  • Coordinator of Program at DNI Costa Rica, an international NGO focused on promoting and defending the human rights of children in Costa Rica.

 

 

Marianita Devandas Artavia, B.S., J.D. 

  •  Instructor for Medical Studies Abroad, 2008-present.

  • Instructor of Spanish as a Second Language at ULACIT for students from foreign universities.

  • Co-author of the program "Spanish and Fun" .

  • Co-author of "Costa Rica Study Abroad", a text about Spanish for health professionals.