In today’s lesson, you will hear the final portion of the clinical encounter ADHD in Spanish, in which the doctor discusses the treatment of ADHD in Spanish. The doctor talks to Nicole about taking a medication to help her to pay attention and focus. He reminds Nicole that she will have to make an effort for the medication to work. He thens goes over a controlled substance agreement. Finally, he talks about the counseling and the need to change negative patterns of behavior to positive ones.
Practica el vocabulario médico relacionado con un nuevo tratamiento para el covid-19, con este video de la BBC World. He incluido marcas de tiempo para practicar algunas frases en voz alta con el vídeo.
This is our third lesson adapted from an invaluable communication guide by VitalTalk.org. This guide provides practical advice about how to discuss difficult topics around COVID19. In this lesson, we discuss goals of care with a family member when a patient is in critical condition. Check out our free lessons covering Spanish for COVID19 at https://docmolly.com/spanish-for-covid-19/. LEVEL – ADVANCED.
We practice discussing symptoms of COVID19 in Spanish. We start by reviewing symptoms we have covered in prior lessons. Then, we cover some new symptoms, such as loss of smell or taste. After we review the symptoms, we will practice asking questions about and discussing the symptoms of COVID19 in Spanish. Finally, we will talk about worrisome symptoms that would indicate that someone should seek medical attention.
We practice answering difficult questions when patients require hospitalization for COVID19 in Spanish (cuando el paciente necesita ingresar al hospital o la unidad de cuidados intensivos). The questions and responses in this lesson are adapted from an invaluable communication guide by VitalTalk.org.
In this lesson, we learn how to answer difficult questions about testing and triage for COVID19 in Spanish. The questions and responses from this lesson are adapted from VitalTalk.org.
In today’s lesson, we discuss testing for COVID19 in Spanish. We practice discussing who should be tested while supplies are limited. Finally, we practice administering a nasopharyngeal swab test in Spanish.
We practice Spanish for talking with our patients and the community about what to do if you get ill, how to self-quarantine at home, and when to seek medical attention. This lesson is based on the Q & A: Spanish for COVID19 – Prevención y cuarentena.
We practice Spanish for talking with our patients and the community about the symptoms of COVID19 and how to prevent the spread of the virus. This lesson is based on the Q & A: Spanish for COVID19 – Prevención y cuarentena.
This lesson is a Q&A in Spanish about the importance of social distancing, the prevention of spread and what to do if you become ill. We used information from the CDC to create it. I recorded this question and answer session with Elizabeth Cortez, my Spanish teacher at the San Pedro Spanish School in Guatemala.
This is the second part of the clinical encounter ADHD in Spanish. In this part of the clinical encounter, the doctor discusses the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in Spanish with the patient Nicole and her mother. Before you listen, I would like to make clear that it is not our intent to promote the diagnostic or […]
Welcome to the first introductory lesson in our series: ADHD in Spanish. What you are about to hear is a clinical encounter in Spanish about a girl who is diagnoesed with attention deficity hyperactivity disorder / ADHD (trastorno de déficit de atención con hiperactividad / TDAH en español). The original dialogue was written in English by […]
In this lesson, we will practice explaining a procedure called amniocentesis in Spanish. In our latest premium lessons covering Spanish for Prenatal Care, we review useful Spanish for tests performed during pregnancy. We discuss screening for gestational diabetes, STDs, and Group B Strep. We also cover ultrasound, the biophysical profile, and the nuchal translucency test. […]
In this lesson, we practice Spanish for routine medical checkups and monitoring. Specifically, we will look at the words “control” and “controlar” in this setting. To do this, we will use examples from our Spanish for Prenatal Care series.
Quick Navigation Inherent CharacteristicSubjective, OpinionFollowing the exclamation “QUÉ”Quantity Hola! Me alegra mucho estar de vuelta. I am very happy to be back podcasting about Spanish grammar! My last grammar podcasts were in June, when we covered Spanish verbs with prepositions. In this lesson, we are going to learn why the adjective sometimes goes before the […]
Welcome to another lesson covering Prenatal Care in Spanish. To make this lesson, Eliza and I used information from the NIH website in Spanish: ¿Qué ocurre durante las visitas prenatales? We are going to talk about Rh factor and why some women receive an injection of immunoglobulin against Rh factor during their pregnancy. In this introductory […]
In this quick audio lesson, you will learn how to explain Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish. In our Spanish for Prenatal Care premium lessons, we counsel a patient to avoid alcohol, tobacco and other toxins in pregnancy. Furthermore, we explain in Spanish why this is important. What follows is an excerpt from one of […]
Welcome to another episode covering Spanish for Prenatal Care. While studying at the San Pedro Spanish School, my friend Sonja and I interviewed a family practice doctor from San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala. In this episode, we talk to Dr. Francisco Méndez about the timing of prenatal care visits and high-risk pregnancy in Spanish. While making this […]
While studying at the San Pedro Spanish School, my friend Sonja and I interviewed a family practice doctor from San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala. Dr. Francisco Méndez tells us about perinatal care in Guatemala and the essential role played by las comadronas (midwives.) Without the comadronas, he says Guatemala’s health care system would collapse. We interviewed […]
Welcome to another lesson covering Spanish Verbs. In this Spanish grammar audio lesson, we practice using common Spanish verbs with prepositions. As with all my audio lessons, I invite you to speak Spanish with me. This lesson will focus on verbs with prepositions, followed by the infinitive of another verb. For example, Verbo + Preposición […]
In this quick audio lesson, you will learn how to say and explain neural tube in Spanish. In our most recent premium audio lesson covering Spanish for prenatal care, we practice recommending folic acid during pregnancy to help prevent neural tube defects. What follows is a short excerpt from this audio lesson where we answer […]
Ready to give some recommendations in Spanish for a healthy pregnancy? In today’s lesson, we will practice recommendations regarding healthy weight gain and caffeine intake during pregnancy. In the upcoming premium lessons, we will learn Spanish for a healthy diet during pregnancy and avoidance of toxic substances such as alcohol and tobacco. Finally, we will […]
Ever wonder why people from Spanish-speaking countries have long names? Today’s episode is an off-the-cuff interview with my teacher at the San Pedro Spanish School, Jesus Elizabeth Cortez Cox. She tells us about where the 4 names in her complete name come from. I hope you enjoy! This interview is just a taste of what’s […]
Welcome to our third free audio lesson covering Spanish for COPD. In the last premium audio lesson, the doctor explained the progressive nature of COPD and the need for regular pulmonary function testing. In this lesson, you will hear the doctor explain alveoli and blood gases. After the dialogue, we’ll review the description of alveoli […]
In the 4 minute video below, I show you how to use the Overcast app to optimize your Spanish learning potential through podcasts. Learn how to… Subscribe to a premium podcast feed in Overcast @ – In the video, we subscribe to the premium podcast series: “Spanish for COPD.” Adjust playback speed and turn on Audio […]
Welcome to our second free audio lesson covering Spanish for COPD. In this lesson, you will hear the doctor explain the causes of COPD. In the last dialogue, the patient told us that her father had emphysema. This dialogue begins with the patient asking if she inherited COPD. You will hear the doctor explain the […]
Welcome to our first audio lesson covering Spanish for COPD. In this lesson, you will hear the diagnosis of COPD explained in Spanish. LEVEL – ADVANCED Table of Contents Timestamps are provided at docmolly.com so that you can jump from section to section as you listen. Summary of Dialogue COPD Chronic Bronchitis Emphysema Combination of […]
Happy New Year! I am excited to share more audio Spanish lessons with you in the upcoming year. It’s that time of year again. It’s the flu season and there are a lot of upper respiratory infections going around. So in this audio lesson, we are going to learn how to express symptoms of the flu […]
Today we are visited by Sianny Angulo. Sianny teaches a Medical Spanish seminar in Costa Rica. She asked if she could write a medical Spanish dialogue for this podcast in order to spread the word about the seminar.
In this audio lesson, we practice when to use the Spanish verbs TRAER and LLEVAR. TRAER is used to say “to bring” and LLEVAR is used to say “to bring” or “to take.” Unlike their English counterparts, the Spanish verbs TRAER and LLEVAR imply a certain direction of movement. This can be a bit confusing for non-native Spanish speakers. Pero no pasa nada. After listening to this audio Spanish lesson packed with examples, you’ll know exactly when to use TRAER and when to use LLEVAR.
A member at docmolly.com recently requested that I cover the NIH Stroke Scale in Spanish. The NIH Stroke Scale is a neurological exam used to grade the severity of a stroke. When a patient presents to the hospital with a suspected stroke, the NIH Stroke Scale is performed soon after they arrive and multiple times throughout […]
In the brief (3 min) video below, I show you how to easily search Spanish topics and words using the browse and search widgets at the bottom of each page. If you prefer to read, scroll down. We have covered a lot of ground since I first started podcasting in 2007, and I want you […]
This lesson covers the use of the subjunctive following a main clause that expresses one of the following attitudes: influence, emotion, and judgment.
Let’s talk about family planning in Spanish. This is the second part of an interview with Ester, a comadrona (midwife) from San Pedro, Guatemala. (You can listen to the first part of the interview here: Service of a Comadrona.) Ester and I talk about la planificación familiar in San Pedro and how things have changed. […]
In my latest series of Spanish Grammar audio lessons, we practice giving directions in Spanish within a Hospital. (Shout out to Bien, a member at docmolly.com, who recommended this topic! ✋) After making this series, I feel really comfortable asking for and giving directions in Spanish, and I want you to feel the same. So I […]