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Intermediate Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3-6 hours/week...

Spanish

Subtitles: Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to the Course

1 video (Total 2 min), 5 readings
1 video
5 readings
Course Overview10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Discussion Forum Guidelines10m
Accessibility and Accommodations Statement10m
Module Breakdown10m
77 hours to complete

The Doctor-Patient Interview

16 videos (Total 68 min), 24 readings, 1 quiz
16 videos
1.1.2 Formulating Questions - Analysis3m
1.1.3 Formulating Questions - Review3m
1.1.4 Formulating Questions - Homework1m
1.2.1 The Human Body - Intro4m
1.2.2 The Human Body - Analysis8m
1.2.3 The Human Body - Review3m
1.2.4 The Human Body - Homework54s
1.3.1 Active Listenership - Intro5m
1.3.2 Active Listenership - Analysis8m
1.3.3 Active Listenership - Review3m
1.3.4 Active Listenership - Homework1m
1.4.1 Addressing the Patient: Tu/Usted - Intro2m
1.4.2 Addressing the Patient: Tu/Usted - Analysis10m
1.4.3 Addressing the Patient: Tu/Usted - Review3m
1.4.4 Addressing the Patient: Tu/Usted - Homework1m
24 readings
Module 1.1 Handout10m
1.1.1 Handout Assignment10m
1.1.2 Handout Assignment10m
1.1.3 Handout Assignment10m
1.1.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 1.1 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 1.2 Handout10m
1.2.1 Handout Assignment10m
1.2.2 Handout Assignment10m
1.2.3 Handout Assignment10m
1.2.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 1.2 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 1.3 Handout10m
1.3.1 Handout Assignment10m
1.3.2 Handout Assignment10m
1.3.3 Handout Assignment10m
1.3.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 1.3 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 1.4 Handout10m
1.4.1 Handout Assignment10m
1.4.2 Handout Assignment10m
1.4.3 Handout Assignment10m
1.4.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 1.4 Handout Answer Key10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1s
Week
2
5 hours to complete

The Physical Examination

16 videos (Total 66 min), 24 readings, 1 quiz
16 videos
2.5.2 Giving Instructions - Analysis9m
2.5.3 Giving Instructions - Review3m
2.5.4 Giving Instructions - Homework1m
2.6.1 Common Symptoms - Intro3m
2.6.2 Common Symptoms - Analysis8m
2.6.3 Common Symptoms - Review3m
2.6.4 Common Symptoms - Homework1m
2.7.1 Making a Patient Feel Respected and Comfortable - Intro1m
2.7.2 Making a Patient Feel Respected and Comfortable - Analysis11m
2.7.3 Making a Patient Feel Respected and Comfortable - Review2m
2.7.4 Making a Patient Feel Respected and Comfortable - Homework1m
2.8.1 Talking to Children - Intro2m
2.8.2 Talking to Children - Analysis7m
2.8.3 Talking to Children - Review2m
2.8.4 Talking to Children - Homework56s
24 readings
Module 2.5 Handout10m
2.5.1 Handout Assignment10m
2.5.2 Handout Assignment10m
2.5.3 Handout Assignment10m
2.5.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 2.5 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 2.6 Handout10m
2.6.1 Handout Assignment10m
2.6.2 Handout Assignment10m
2.6.3 Handout Assignment10m
2.6.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 2.6 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 2.7 Handout10m
2.7.1 Handout Assignment10m
2.7.2 Handout Assignment10m
2.7.3 Handout Assignment10m
2.7.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 2.7 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 2.8 Handout10m
2.8.1 Handout Assignment10m
2.8.2 Handout Assignment10m
2.8.3 Handout Assignment10m
2.8.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 2.8 Handout Answer Key10m
1 practice exercise
Module 220m
Week
3
6 hours to complete

Explaining a Treatment or Procedure

16 videos (Total 86 min), 24 readings, 1 quiz
16 videos
3.9.2 Using Adverbials - Analysis7m
3.9.3 Using Adverbials - Review1m
3.9.4 Using Adverbials - Homework1m
3.10.1 Common Groups of Drugs and Drug Administration - Intro2m
3.10.2 Common Groups of Drugs and Drug Administration - Analysis17m
3.10.3 Common Groups of Drugs and Drug Administration - Review3m
3.10.4 Common Groups of Drugs and Drug Administration - Homework1m
3.11.1 Collaboration in the Interaction - Intro5m
3.11.2 Collaboration in the Interaction - Analysis15m
3.11.3 Collaboration in the Interaction - Review3m
3.11.4 Collaboration in the Interaction - Homework1m
3.12.1 Communicating in the Appropriate Register - Intro6m
3.12.2 Communicating in the Appropriate Register - Analysis9m
3.12.3 Communicating in the Appropriate Register - Review2m
3.12.4 Communicating in the Appropriate Register - Homework2m
24 readings
Module 3.9 Handout10m
3.9.1 Handout Assignment10m
3.9.2 Handout Assignment10m
3.9.3 Handout Assignment10m
3.9.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 3.9 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 3.10 Handout10m
3.10.1 Handout Assignment10m
3.10.2 Handout Assignment10m
3.10.3 Handout Assignment10m
3.10.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 3.10 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 3.11 Handout10m
3.11.1 Handout Assignment10m
3.11.2 Handout Assignment10m
3.11.3 Handout Assignment10m
3.11.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 3.11 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 3.12 Handout10m
3.12.1 Handout Assignment10m
3.12.2 Handout Assignment10m
3.12.3 Handout Assignment10m
3.12.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 3.12 Handout Answer Key10m
1 practice exercise
Module 320m
Week
4
78 hours to complete

Solving Communication Difficulties

16 videos (Total 79 min), 25 readings, 2 quizzes
16 videos
4.13.2 Using Pronouns - Analysis8m
4.13.3 Using Pronouns - Review6m
4.13.4 Using Pronouns - Homework1m
4.14.1 Diagnostic Tests - Intro3m
4.14.2 Diagnostic Tests - Analysis6m
4.14.3 Diagnostic Tests - Review46s
4.14.4 Diagnostic Tests - Homework1m
4.15.1 Managing Difficulties in Communication - Intro5m
4.15.2 Managing Difficulties in Communication - Analysis11m
4.15.3 Managing Difficulties in Communication - Review1m
4.15.4 Managing Difficulties in Communication - Homework1m
4.16.1 Understanding the Sociolinguistic Context of Interactions - Intro3m
4.16.2 Understanding the Sociolinguistic Context of Interactions - Analysis19m
4.16.3 Understanding the Sociolinguistic Context of Interactions - Review2m
4.16.4 Understanding the Sociolinguistic Context of Interactions - Homework2m
25 readings
Module 4.13 Handout10m
4.13.1 Handout Assignment10m
4.13.2 Handout Assignment10m
4.13.3 Handout Assignment10m
4.13.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 4.13 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 4.14 Handout10m
4.14.1 Handout Assignment10m
4.14.2 Handout Assignment10m
4.14.3 Handout Assignment10m
4.14.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 4.14 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 4.15 Handout10m
4.15.1 Handout Assignment10m
4.15.2 Handout Assignment10m
4.15.3 Handout Assignment10m
4.15.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 4.15 Handout Answer Key10m
Module 4.16 Handout10m
4.16.1 Handout Assignment10m
4.16.2 Handout Assignment10m
4.16.3 Handout Assignment10m
4.16.4 Handout Assignment10m
Module 4.16 Handout Answer Key10m
Post-Course Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Module 4s
Final Exam20m

Instructor

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Maria Victoria Abad Rabat

Spanish Lecturer
Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication

About Rice University

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