PHARD 1420: Medical Spanish

College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus
Credits 2.0
This elective will provide the student with the vocabulary necessary to understand and converse in the fields of medicine and health care in Spanish. It will focus on communication with a Spanish-speaking patient, as well as understanding cultural attitudes that may impact medical care. Listening, comprehension, and conversational skills will be stressed through dialogues and oral presentations. Students will develop cooperative learning and effective group dynamic skills necessary to accomplish course goals.


Students must pass a prerequisite oral and written basic Spanish language evaluation prior to course registration. Two years of high school or college Spanish.