Author: Robert O. Chase
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date: 2014-09-28
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Now in its fourth edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students or professionals in medical fields who have little or no formal background in Spanish. Using online videos, readings, exercises, and activities such as role play and improvisation, it introduces the grammar structures and specialized medical vocabulary and colloquial terms that nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need to communicate effectively with the growing Spanish-speaking population. In addition, rich cultural notes explain Latino customs and communication styles. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION: * Embellished full-color design with 174 illustrations and 275 classroom activities * Expanded lexicon, condensed grammar, and more target-language content * Audio program that can be accessed via QR codes in the text * A companion Web site with video program, self-correcting quizzes, downloadable graphics, and classroom activity sheets
Author: Joanna Rios
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2004-08-22
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Designed for use either as a stand-alone guide or as a built-in part of the series' audio packages, McGraw-Hill: Complete Medical Spanish offers health care professionals an enjoyable way to quickly acquire the skills and confidence they need to communicate with their Spanish-speaking patients. Each chapter focuses on a specific set of key terms and phrases and includes dozens of illustrations to help enhance understanding. Unlike other guides that make no distinction between levels of difficulty, this book introduces essential grammar concepts in a progressive manner.
Author: Jorge J. E. Gracia
Release Date: 1999-11-22
This volume provides a superb introduction to the philosophical, social, and political elements of Hispanic/Latino identity. It is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in issues that concern Hispanics/Latinos, social policy, and the history of thought and culture.
Author: Pilar Ortega
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-06-10
Focusing on communication needs in real-world clinical situations, Dr. Pilar Ortega’s updated edition of this practical text helps you address today’s growing demand for Spanish-speaking physicians and healthcare workers. This resource provides basic Spanish skills, sample interview questions, relevant cultural information, and more, in addition to online videos of physician-patient interactions, interactive self-assessment tools, and clinical vignettes. You’ll find exactly what you need to develop better physician-patient communication skills, increase your cultural competence, and make better clinical decisions in your practice. Understand the nuts and bolts of better communication through Spanish grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, sample interview questions, and helpful interview techniques. Improve your skills with new and expanded content including more practice exercises for self-assessment, information on cultural issues, grammar tips and practice, complex clinical scenarios, and how to best use interpreters in your practice. Stay up to date with new chapters on pediatric health; common procedures and informed consent; the physician’s impression and plan; diabetes medication; travel history and special exposures; adult immunization history; exercise and adult health safety screening; and specialized physical examination. Gauge and hone your doctor-patient communication skills with interactive self-assessment tools and practice exercises. Watch video of real-time physician-patient exchanges (with English and Spanish subtitles), complete interactive practice exercises, and learn from clinical vignettes—all online at Student Consult.
Author: Donna Polverini
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2011-06-29
Spanish for Nurses Pocket Guide includes basic phrases and vocabulary relating to parts of the body and ailments as well as questions and answers related to hospital facilities, admitting and treating patients in general and emergency care, as well as other issues. Cultural observations are highlighted and separate chapter on the intercultural aspects of nursing is included makign this book useful for all nurses. Spanish for Nurses contains a list of Spanish vocabulary words as well as a special glossary of Spanglish and border Spanish words and expressions in addition to such material in standard Spanish. A concise guide to basic Spanish grammar is included to make this pocket guide extremly useeful in the classtroom and on the floor."
Author: Gjyn O'Toole
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-05-13
The third edition of Communication: Core Interpersonal Skills for Health Professionals is an essential guide to clear and effective communication in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting. Divided into four sections, the title takes the reader on a journey of reflection upon personal communication styles and habits. Essential communication strategies and skills are reviewed to rebuild and enhance future practice. The fully revised third edition by Gjyn O'Toole will appeal to the health student and practitioner seeking to improve communication style and practice in an increasingly complex healthcare environment. Individual and group activities integrated throughout, designed to promote communication skill, reflection and awareness Key communication challenges addressed – conflict, cultural variations, misunderstandings, ethical issues, communicating over distances, written documentation and electronic forms of communication including social networking sites Updated online evolve resources for lecturers and students at evolve.elsevier.com Updated illustrations New chapter focusing solely on electronic communication – the advantages and disadvantages plus strategies for appropriate use of social media New chapter exploring the importance of ‘one way’ documentation, professional writing and conduct New scenarios and activities – 49 scenarios present realistic situations and individuals that health professionals encounter, encouraging the reader to actively explore circumstances and needs
Author: Joanna Rios
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-04-12
All the tools you need to communicate confidently and effectively with your Spanish-speaking patients As a dedicated healthcare provider you know that effective communication is key to providing patients with the high quality of care they deserve. And for medical professionals working in North America that often entails communicating with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. A valuable resource for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, hospital technicians, emergency care providers, and medical administrators with little or no Spanish-language experience, this book provides you with all the Spanish you need to do your job. More than a mere phrase book, McGraw-Hill’s Complete Medical Spanish features a complete, time-tested program guaranteed to help you: Understand and use a Spanish vocabulary of more than 3,000 general and medical terms Confidently interview patients, take histories, conduct physical exams, prescribe medication, and give follow-up instructions in Spanish Carry on spontaneous dialogues in Spanish using verbs in the past, present, future, and command forms Become more aware of major attitudinal differences between Latino and Anglo-American cultures and how they impact healthcare decisions McGraw-Hill's Complete Medical Spanish will teach you the skills needed to formulate original Spanish sentences and confidently dialogue with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. This indispensable "tool of the trade" is also available as a part of a three-CD audio package, McGraw-Hill’s Spanish for Healthcare Providers (ISBN: 978-0-07-166427-1)
Author: Michael F. Drummond
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2015-09-24
Genre: Medical care
The purpose of economic evaluation is to inform decisions intended to improve healthcare. The new edition of Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes equips the reader with the essential hands-on experience required to undertake evaluations by providing a 'tool kit' based on the authors' own experiences of undertaking economic evaluations. Building on the strength of the previous edition, the accessible writing style ensures the text is key reading for the non-expert reader, as no prior knowledge of economics is required. The book employs a critical appraisal framework, which is useful both to researchers conducting studies and to decision-makers assessing them. Practical examples are provided throughout to aid learning and understanding. The book analyses the methodological and policy challenges that face health systems in seeking to allocate resources efficiently and fairly. New chapters include 'Principles of economic evaluation' and 'Making decisions in healthcare' which introduces the reader to core issues and questions about allocation, and provides an understanding of the fundamental principles which guide decision making. A key part of evidence-based decision making is the analysis of all the relevant evidence to make informed decisions and policy. The new chapter 'Identifying, synthesising and analysing evidence' highlights the importance of systematic review, and how and why these methods are used. As methods of analysis continue to change the chapter on 'Characterising, reporting and interpreting uncertainty' introduces the reader to recent methods of analysis and why uncertainty matters for health care decision. The fourth edition of Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes has been thoroughly revised and updated, making it essential reading for anyone commissioning, undertaking, or using economic evaluations in health care, including health service professionals, health economists, and health care decision makers.
An elementary, communication-based text designed to help students who are preparing to work in one of the many areas of business and need "real life" Spanish on the job. Each chapter focuses on a different business setting: seeking employment, business travel, sales and marketing, banking, manufacturing, import/export, laws and regulations, and e-commerce/technology.
When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story since it was launched in July 2013. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since. Note: 40 Days of Dating has a special binding that allows it to open very flat by attaching the endpapers to the inside covers.
Author: Courtland C. Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-11-04
This widely adopted, seminal text provides comprehensive direction from leading experts for culturally competent practice with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Fully updated—with seven new chapters and including feedback from educators and practitioners—this book goes beyond counseling theory and offers specific information and effective techniques for work with the following client groups: American Indians African Americans Asian and Pacific Islanders Latinos/as Arab Americans Multiracial individuals and families Women and men Older adults LGBQQT clients People with disabilities Deaf children and their families Socioeconomically disadvantaged clients Military personnel *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.
Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, fills the basic training needs for security professionals who want to move into supervisory or managerial positions. Covering everything needed from how to work with today’s generation security force employees to the latest advances in the security industry, Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, shows security officers how to become a more efficient and well-rounded security professional. Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, is also the only text needed to prepare for the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). The IFPO also publishes The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends, now in its 8th edition. Core text for completing the Security Supervision and Management Program/Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by IFPO Contributions from more than 50 experienced security professionals in a single volume Completely updated to reflect the latest procedural and technological changes in the security industry Conforms to ANSI/ASIS standards
Author: Gail Bongiovanni
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Release Date: 2005-05-27
You don't need to master Spanish to treat your Spanish-speaking patients with confidence and expertise With no prior knowledge of Spanish, and this book at your fingertips, you can confidently conduct patient medical history interviews, perform physical examinations, and give medical instructions to Spanish-speaking patients. Carefully constructed to elicit one-word "yes" or "no" answers, Medical Spanish empowers you to obtain, and give, the information you need, without struggling to understand an unfamiliar language or risking errors due to miscommunication. Easy-to-use "Yes" or "No" question-and-answer format Clear pronunciation, grammar, and spelling guidance NEW chapter on physical and sexual abuse and rape Expanded coverage of patient privacy, informed consent, and HIPPA confidentiality Expanded and updated coverage of breast feeding, birth control, and HIV Common terms and verbs