This is our fourth free lesson covering Spanish for COPD. In this lesson, the doctor explains pulmonary function tests (PFTs) in Spanish.
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This lesson kicks off our Spanish for Dentistry series. We review common words pertaining to the teeth and mouth. Our guest Spanish teacher for this lesson is Francisco González Yojcóm from San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala. At the end of the lesson, Francisco tells us about his new school.
Learn Spanish for explaining the rare adverse event called thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome following the J&J Covid vaccine.
Learn how to explain the vestibular system in Spanish. This lesson introduces our member lessons covering Spanish for the treatment of positional vertigo. This lesson is part of our “Physical Therapy in Spanish” series. LEVEL – Upper Intermediate
In this lesson, we learn Spanish for explaining Covid vaccination and monitoring in people with a history of immediate allergic reaction.
In this lesson, we practice answering questions in Spanish regarding the recommended number of doses and protection from infection after vaccination.
In this lesson, we answer questions in Spanish regarding vaccination after Covid infection, pre-existing conditions, and risk vs benefit of the vaccine.
In this lesson, we practice discussing the importance of following the recommendations to stop the spread of the coronavirus even after vaccination in Spanish.
In this lesson, we practice discussing how the new variants of the coronavirus could impact vaccine effectiveness in Spanish.
In this lesson, we explain how the messenger RNA vaccines work and how the Covid vaccines do not alter your DNA.
In this lesson, we discuss common side effects of the messenger RNA Covid vaccines in Spanish.
In this lesson, we discuss the risk of severe adverse effects from vaccinations and the fact that we have seen rare severe allergic reactions to the Covid vaccine.
In this lesson, we learn Spanish for discussing why we can trust the safety of the new Covid vaccines despite their rapid development.
In this lesson, we practice communicating bad news and expressing sympathy in Spanish. You will hear a doctor call a woman to inform her that her father just passed away due to complications of Covid-19. The dialogue in this lesson is adapted from an invaluable communication guide provided by VitalTalk.org.
In this audio lesson, we practice Spanish for a medication follow-up visit. We ask the patient how they are tolerating their medications and we refill a prescription.
In this lesson, we practice using DAR as a reverse construction verb to express getting a symptom in Spanish. LEVEL – INTERMEDIATE
Learn Spanish for the evaluation of vertigo. In today’s lesson, a woman presents to the physical therapy clinic with complaints of dizziness. This lesson is part of our “Physical Therapy in Spanish” series. LEVEL – Upper Intermediate
In this lesson, we practice discussing goals of care directly with the patient and useful responses when emotions arise. This lesson is adapted from a communication guide provided by VitalTalk.org.
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.
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.
Welcome to another lesson covering Prenatal Care in Spanish. To make this lesson, Eliza and I used lesson on 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 […]
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 […]