Survival Spanish: Culture and Language for Healthcare Professionals

This course provides a foundation in culture and industry-specific vocabulary for the busy health professional looking to better communicate with Latino patients and their families.

Survival Spanish Program Overview

The Survival Spanish course is designed to provide basic Spanish communication skills and an understanding of Latino culture for health professionals. No previous Spanish language experience is required.

As a student, you will:

  • Learn the demographics, history, gender dynamics and other important aspects of Latino culture to better understand the unique challenges and experience of the population.
  • Understand and use basic phrases and vocabulary to facilitate conversations between healthcare professionals and their patients.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Healthcare professionals interested in better communicating with their Latino patients and other constituents


8 weeks

Estimated Tuition


Ways to Learn



3 academic credits

Undergraduate credits

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