Chile: Spanish for Health Sciences (Intermediate & Advanced)

Location: Chile: Arica, Putre

Term: Winter, Summer

Dates: 2020

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PO Box 676 Kipling Road Brattleboro, Vermont 05302-0676 United States

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Phone: (888) 272-7881

Fax: (802) 258-3296

Description

This program, aimed at students and professionals in health-related fields, offers resources for building Spanish language skills for ​​public health, with an emphasis on topics such as epidemiology, biostatistics, global health, environmental health, and mental health, among others.

This program will be delivered through a three-credit online course and a three-credit immersion course in Arica, Chile. The program will employ experiential learning opportunities and include lessons in grammar and vocabulary related to the program theme. Discussion sessions will provide opportunities to practice and develop Spanish language skills for use in medical contexts and other practical health care scenarios.

Northern Chile has a well-established network of professionals in medical and public health services. While in Arica, you will have opportunities to practice your Spanish through interactions with medical and public health professionals. You will also visit urban and rural health care centers in Arica and surrounding area.

You will spend several days in the rural area of Putre, in the Andean highlands, examining intercultural health care systems for the indigenous Aymara people.

Languages
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Credit Available

yes

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
3 weeks
Year Founded

1932

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