Health Care Spanish for OTA
- State Approval Code: 1609050000
- Semester Credit Hours: 2
- Lecture Hours per Week: 2
- Contact Hours per Semester: 32
employee including medical terminology, greetings, common expressions, commands, and phrases normally used within a hospital or a physician’s office.
Lecture hours =2, Lab hours = 0
Basic Intellectual Compentencies in the Core Curriculum
- Critical thinking
- Computer literacy
Perspectives in the Core Curriculum
- Establish broad and multiple perspectives on the individual in relationship to the larger society and world in which he/she lives, and to understand the responsibilities of living in a culturally and ethnically diversified world.
- Stimulate a capacity to discuss and reflect upon individual, political, economic, and social aspects of life in order to understand ways in which to be a responsible member of society.
- Recognize the importance of maintaining health and wellness.
- Develop a capacity to use knowledge of how technology and science affect their lives.
- Develop personal values for ethical behavior.
- Develop the ability to make aesthetic judgments.
- Use logical reasoning in problem solving.
- Integrate knowledge and understand the interrelationships of the scholarly disciplines.
Core Components and Related Exemplary Educational Objectives
Communication (composition, speech, modern language)
- To understand and demonstrate writing and speaking processes through invention, organization, drafting, revision, editing, and presentation.
- To understand the importance of specifying audience and purpose and to select appropriate communications choices.
- To understand and appropriately apply modes of expression, i.e. descriptive, expositive, narrative, scientific, and self-expressive, in written, visual, and oral communication.
- To participate effectively in groups with emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding.
- To understand and apply basic principles of proficiency in the development of exposition and argument.
Instructional Goals and Purposes
Panola College's instructional goals include 1) creating an academic atmosphere in which students may develop their intellects and skills and 2) providing courses so students may receive a certificate/an associate degree or transfer to a senior institution that offers baccalaureate degrees.
General Course Objectives
2. use generic Spanish to be understood everywhere Spanish is spoken
3. target the actual language used by occupational therapists in their daily contact with patients
4. communicate using one-way communication
5. employ yes/no questions
6. improve student’s cultural and linguistic competence
7. set a foundation for further learning of Spanish
Specific Course Objectives
2. give commands to assist in everyday job activities
3. explain treatment regimens and options
4. be culturally sensitive
General Description of Each Lecture or Discussion
2. greetings and goodbyes, communication strategies
4. patient body commands and positioning
5. calming the patient
6. patient traffic
7. intake instructions and vitals
8. identifying themselves
9. diagnostic commands and procedures
10. patient dismissal, appointments, and problems
11. in-bed and out-of-bed procedures
12. routine treatment procedures
13. patient food, drink, comfort and needs
14. assisting the patient in returning to normal activities
Methods of Instruction/Course Format/Delivery
2. students take an oral comprehensive final exam
3. teacher monitors and gives feedback on a daily basis