It's ideal for doctors, nurses, medical school students, pre-med students, emergency medical technicians, and others in the health care fields.
A wide variety of teaching methods and materials are utilized in our comprehensive program. Classroom exercises and role-plays mimic real-life situations. Our extensive library of medical Spanish books and materials – available for both in-class and take-home use – covers everything from beginning level guides to Spanish language clinical diagnostic manuals. Special group activities for medical Spanish students include visits to hospitals and clinics, and guest visits by working professionals. Another student examining a child.
Clinical placement is available for those who wish to gain valuable field experience helping the community. While beginners get the opportunity to observe, more advanced students may have the opportunity to diagnose and treat patients, subject to the approval of the supervising doctor. Up to 5 hours a day of clinical experience is available, and many students receive medical school credit for fulfilling their rotation requirements in our program.
Private Spanish language instruction five hours per day results in rapid progress. It's invigorating and intensive – yet enormously satisfying. Whether you are an absolute beginner or nearly fluent at Spanish, our exceptional teaching staff with years of experience will help you to learn both quickly and thoroughly. Optional college credit can be arranged.
Our program not only includes placements in rural clinics and municipal hospitals, but also periodic excursions by the school to remote villages where clinics don't even exist.
Your home stay will be highly rewarding – many students form bonds that last for years. From sharing meals, to being invited on a weekend trip, you'll be made to feel like part of the family. Every family prepares wholesome Guatemalan meals three times a day and abides by our strict preparation requirements.
In your room you'll have a bed, and a desk with and a lamp to study by. You'll have your own keys so that you may come and go as you wish. Couples and families often choose to be placed together, while solo travelers usually are placed singly. If you will be bringing small children, we can help you to arrange child care with your host family or provider.
- 25 hours of private instruction,
- Home stay with all meals provided,
- Activities (personal expenses for optional trips are extra).
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M17640 was established in 1995 to provide the highest quality one-on-one intensive Spanish instruction possible, along with an emphasis on volunteering and giving back to the community. Our school is owned and operated by the Guatemalan directors who founded the school. We are a founding member of the Association of...
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