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Spanish for Dentists (WSDen)

Spanish for Dentists is an online medical Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking dental professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. The course includes a variety of vocabulary, including several topics to build your Spanish foundation, more general workplace vocabulary, and finally, Spanish specifically for a dental clinic. The hope for these many vocabulary topics is that it will give you a solid vocabulary base to draw from in order to bridge the communication gap with the Spanish-speakers at your worksite and in your community.

While this course is not meant to replace a certified interpreter, it will boost your communication skills in the workplace, as well as make you more comfortable and productive.

Topics include:

Spanish Fundamentals: Pronunciation, Greetings, Conversation Phrases, Survival Words, Numbers, Colors, Directions, Places, Questions, Time, Months, Days of the Week, Date, Family, Personal Characteristics, Likes and Dislikes, Clothing

Spanish for Dentists: Medical History, Initial Contact and Questions, Dental Cleaning, Dental X-rays and Exam, Pain, Dental Assessment, Procedures and Treatment, Prescriptions, Patient Education and Discharge
  • Welcome
  • "Pronto Guide" - Vocabulary List
  • Tip - Recording Course Progress
  • Spanish Fundamentals
  • Foundation
  • Getting Around
  • Logistics
  • Small Talk
  • Spanish Fundamentals Assessment
  • Spanish for Dentists
  • Front Desk
  • Dental Visit
  • Follow-Up
  • Spanish for Dentists Final Assessment
  • Conclusion
  • Spanish Grammar Guide
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever