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COURSES ON SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

# Health Sciences

DURATION: 4 weeks - 80 hours - Morning sessions (20 theoretical classes + 60 medical practice)


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1 month before the course start date


WEEKLY HOURS: 20


LEVELS: B2 (according to CEFRL)


COURSE MATERIAL: Material developed by the school


THE COURSE INCLUDES: Certification + ECTS credits + Cultural activities + Course material


PLUS... Health insurance, tutoring sessions, student assistance staff, access to university libraries and sports facilities, WI-FI, accommodation and transfer management

Target Audience

This course is aimed at international Medicine and Nursing students wishing to acquire specific linguistic knowledge in the area of Health Sciences, both at the written and oral production level

You will learn to

  • Develop your communicative skills in the area of Health Sciences and medical practice, learning to use the necessary tools and structures
  • Get familiar with the language used in this area, acquiring and using specific vocabulary
  • Understand and elaborate specific written and oral texts such as documents, reports, patient histories and presentations
  • Identify the relevant aspects of the Spanish Healthcare System and its functioning
CONTENTS  
  • Health and welfare. The Spanish Healthcare System. Public/private medicine
  • The human body. Medical specialities
  • Healthcare centres and the context of patient care
  • Psychology and human relations in medical care
  • Medicine without frontiers (medicine in resource-poor countries and countries affected by infectious diseases)
  • Public healthcare campaigns
  • Reviewing and expanding on grammatical structures and vocabulary in consonance with students' level
  • LECTURES by experts from the Faculty of Medicine and The Galician Health Care System
COMPLEMENTARY EXPERIENCES  

Medical practice

Medical practice allows students to get in contact with real-life professional contexts, providing them with an overview of this profession in Spain. Students will get first-hand knowledge about the Spanish Healthcare System while they carry out supervised medical practice in a hospital or healthcare centre, getting involved in the different daily tasks.

Students will accompany doctors or nurses during hospital visits and consultations and they will cooperate in all those tasks they are prepared and allowed to according to their communicative competence and healthcare training background.

Their progress will be supervised by a tutor in coordination with the Head of the healthcare centre they are assigned to.

DATES AND SCHEDULE  

 

START DATE 6 JULY END DATE 24 JULY

Schedule

MORNING SESSIONS: Monday to Friday, from 9.30am to 2pm. 1 daily hour of Spanish for Health Science + 3 hours of supervised medical practice in healthcare centres and hospitals. AFTERNOON SESSIONS: cultural and leisure activities

FEES  
CONTACT US  

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or require any further info:
cursos.internacionales@usc.es

 

Registration and bookings: https://admin.cursosinternacionales.usc.es

Welcome!

 

Do you want to register?  
  1. Register through our website
    https://admin.cursosinternacionales.usc.es/matricula/Login.asp
    • For pre-enrolment and accommodation booking - should you be interested in applying for it -, you must register in the course and send us a copy of your passport or ID card, and pay the registration fees either through credit card or bank transfer.
      Make sure that your full name and surname is included in the payment request and remember that Cursos Internacionales will not be responsible for the bank charges.
      Our banking data are: Cursos Internacionais - Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Entidad / Bank’s name: Kutxabank Dirección / Address: Rúa da Senra 27, 15702 Santiago de Compostela, Spain Número de cuenta / Account number: 2095 5662 08 1064329658 IBAN: ES80 2095 5662 0810 6432 9658 BIC: BASKES2BXXX
  2. The payment of the registration and accommodation costs should be done 15 days before the course start date..
  3. Our cancellation policy:
    • a. Cancellations must be communicated in writing to the office of Cursos
      Internacionales.
      b. If the course is cancelled 15 days before the start date, If a course is cancelled 15 days prior to its start date, the student will not be entitled to any refund. If it is cancelled before that 15-day period prior to its start date, the student will be refunded the fees less €200. Changing accommodation once the course has started may be implemented at an additional charge of €100.
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