TITLE

Se habla Espanol?

AUTHOR(S)
Scalise, Dagmara
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2006, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of U.S. hospitals to address the need for Spanish-speaking medical personnel and staff. Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, North Carolina revived the Spanish instruction it had offered during the 1990s. At Columbus Regional Hospital in Indiana, administrators hope to encourage more physicians into a 9-week course by shortening the 2-hour classes and moving them directly into clinical units. Duke University Health Systems in Durham, North Carolina opts to teach cultural nuances and interpretation skills over language.
ACCESSION #
20961123

 

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