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Advanced Spanish for Health Care Professionals

Advanced Spanish for Health Care Professionals is a continuance of learning the Spanish language that allows medical personnel to improve their communication with Spanish-speaking patients.


Joel Espinoza

Joel Espinoza

As a native of Chile, Joel enjoys teaching in both English and Spanish. Joel’s passion for teaching brought him to UWM School of Continuing Education, where he’s previously taught customized courses in Spanish for healthcare professionals and customer service representatives. ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to communicate with patients when scheduling doctor appointments
  • Develop an understanding of Hispanic culture including family values, etiquette and eating habits
  • Learn how to explain HIPAA to Spanish-speaking patients


For those who have taken Intermediate Spanish for Health Care Professionals, or equivalent experience.


CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts. This is a noncredit personal enrichment program. Progress and courses completed are marked by Continuing Education Units.