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The best medical Spanish course for you

Learn quickly and thoroughly For many healthcare professionals, the knowledge of medical Spanish is not just useful but essential.  Each week we work with professionals whos patient list includes 60% or more Spanish speakers. Since 2011,…
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Medical Spanish Resources

Options for learning medical Spanish There are lots of medical Spanish resources out there to help you develop your medical Spanish skills.   Many of these are online resources, though several books are available.  Some medical schools and…
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Intensive medical Spanish - Quickly and properly

How much Medical Spanish can you learn? Medical Spanish has always been the focus of our programs.  Each participant has their own motivations.  And for many, clinical electives and community health fairs are their number one reason for coming…

Guide to Improving language skills quickly

Improve language skills quickly At The Medical Elective Network, we receive health care students each move with different levels of Spanish language experience and knowledge.  What all participants share is a desire to learn, and to improve…
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Medical Spanish for professionals

The benefits of Learning medical Spanish For healthcare professionals, medical Spanish is a skill that adds to the quality of their professional and personal life.  Whether you are a physician, nurse, physician assistant, nutritionist, or…
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Teaching Spanish

Teaching Spanish at The Medical Elective Network At our Trujillo center, we have a team of language teachers providing our medical Spanish program for beginners, intermediate and advanced level students.  The program is broken into 4 one hour…
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Programs abroad with family accommodation

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Many programs offering healthcare internships  abroad accommodate  program participants in shared student housing.  This can feel like, and is, an easier option, where you will be surrounded by others like you.  However, if you really want…
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Spanish language with clinical rotations

Participants on our elective programs choose an elective in Peru for several reasons.  Some people see an opportunity to visit this beautiful country and others want to see how health care systems operate in a country other than their own. Most…