Spanish and Cultural Immersion CME at Hospitalito Atitlan - August 13 - 19, 2017

Course details

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The planners look forward to working with you and seeing you in Guatemala!

Program Description: 

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Course Overview & Target Audience:

The  purpose  of  this  educational  series  is  to  understand  more  about  Maya  indigenous  patients’  culture  and  customs,  take  medical  Spanish  skills  to  the  next  level,  and  learn  about  the culture of Guatemala.

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants and all healthcare providers in all specialties who believe they should have a better understanding of medical spanish to provide better patient care.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Employ medical Spanish including specific terminology and verbs as well as asking  common questions
  • Collect clinical data from Spanish\speaking patients to determine social and family  history, medical history, execute physical examination, and communicate diagnosis  and follow\ups
  • Describe diseases and chronic health issues that are prevalent in rural Latin America  through lectures by hospital faculty and patient review
  • Explain the general social context and common cultural characteristics of general  Spanish speaking patients
  • Effectively take a cultural history and observe cultural characteristics of individual patients

Accreditation & Designation of Credit:

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Sun, 08/13/2017 - 8:00am - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:30pm
Hospital AtitlanSantiago Atitlan
Course format & instructions
This live activity started on August 13th, 2017 and is no longer available for enrollments.
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