The course consists of an intensive group Spanish course (20 hours per week) plus 10 hours per week of private (1:1 or 2:1) medical Spanish classes.
Designed for medical practitioners (doctors, nurses, care-workers, etc.) who need to use Spanish in their workplace, the course focuses on improving your linguistic competency in a wide range of health care contexts and situations.
The programme includes an optional visit to a Health Center, or encounters with Spanish speaking doctors or nurses.
Minimum age: 18
Below are examples of a typical study programme for intermediate and advanced level students:
Students at this level will achieve a basic competency in Spanish that will allow them to communicate successfully in most health situations at primary assistance level.
Students learn to
Other topics covered may include:
The organisation of different health systems may also be covered.
At this level students develop an increasingly accurate use of Spanish, develop their oral fluency and improve their pronunciation.
Students will be learn to:
Subjects may include clinics and hospitals, internal medicine, diagnosis and treatment, surgery, the operating theatre, pre-operative and post-operative care, etc., as well as the organisation of different health systems
If neither of the above are your level, however, we can also offer you a tailor-made programme to suit your level and needs.
Any Monday throughout the year (except holidays)
2 hours/day (10 hours/week)
For one-to-one medical Spanish, add $300/wk per week to the price of your intensive Spanish course
For two students with the same level who want to study together, add $175/wk/person
Optional visits to a healthcare centre and contact with Spanish speaking doctors or nurses.
Combine your intensive Spanish course with one of a range of add-ons to cater for your needs and interests and (why not?) to make Playa del Carmen a real fun holiday
Also an option to go with your Spanish course: scuba diving, for which the Riviera Maya is wonderful. Beginner and Advanced diving courses available.
We also have English courses, including Cambridge exam preparation, and courses for both English and Spanish teachers | See full course list
Spanish courses with the International House VIVA Group, at our centres in Spain as well as in Latin America