Cancer Care Course
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Lesson 1: Evaluating a Lung Nodule – Listen
In this lesson, you will hear a dialogue with a patient recently seen in the emergency room for chest pain. During that visit, a lung nodule greater than 8 mm was incidentally found on her CT scan. Therefore, the doctor recommends she undergo a PET scan to further characterize the nodule. After the dialogue, we practice saying ER, CT scan, and nodule in Spanish.
Members Only PET Scan Recommended
In this lesson, the doctor recommends a PET scan to evaluate a lung nodule incidentally seen on a chest CT. First, we listen to the doctor’s recommendation. Then, we interpret each line as we review the vocabulary and grammar.
Members Only Possibility of Cancer
In this lesson, we practice discussing the possibility of cancer with the patient in Spanish. We will first listen to the interaction between the doctor and the patient. Then, we interpret each line as we review the vocabulary and grammar.
Members Only Scheduling the PET Scan
In this lesson, we discuss scheduling the PET scan in Spanish. The doctor explains she will have to fast for 6 hours before the exam and follow a low carbohydrate diet the day before the exam. She explains that the radiology department will provide her with more information in written form, and that she should not hesitate to contact them if she still has questions. First, we listen to the doctor's explanations. Then, we interpret each line as we review the vocabulary and grammar.
Members Only Follow Up Imaging and Biopsy
In this lesson, we will do the following in Spanish: 1) Ask about prior imaging studies, 2) Recommend follow up imaging, and 3) Recommend a bronchoscopy and tissue biopsy. First, we listen. Then, we interpret each line as we review the vocabulary and grammar.
I am a practicing hospitalist inspired by the people of Latin America. I create medical Spanish lessons with my Spanish teachers on my days off. Our Spanish audio lessons are made for busy healthcare workers on the go. Gain fluency through listening and speaking.
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