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Spanish for Therapist (0.6 CEUs /6 Contact Hours)

CourseName: Spanish for Therapist (0.6 CEUs /6 Contact Hours)

Price($): $127.00

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Evaluate and treat Spanish speaking clients with confidence. The purpose of this workshop is to learn how to integrate into therapists’ practice relevant Spanish medical vocabulary, sentences and phrases to provide immediate care to a patient. In this workshop you will learn Spanish salutations and introductions, vocabulary for body systems (the musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular and respiratory systems), common phrases for evaluation and treatment (including complementary therapies), common phrases for precaution and safety, common phrases for patient and caregiver education.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
• To understand and appropriately pronounce 500 basic Spanish words and phrases used in therapeutic evaluation and intervention
• To understand and utilize appropriately basic anatomical terms in Spanish
• To understand and utilize appropriately common Spanish phrases used during evaluation
• To understand and utilize appropriately common Spanish phrases used during treatment/intervention
• To understand and utilize appropriately common Spanish phrases used for post-surgical medical precautions and safety awareness
• To understand and utilize appropriately common Spanish phrases used for family and caregiver general information, instructions and directions for home care and home exercise programs

Sabrina Castaneda, M.S., MOT, OTR, CYTh, E-RYT500, Certified Pilates Instructor, has been a rehabilitation specialist for nearly twenty years. Sabrina is fluent in Spanish and is a licensed and registered occupational therapist, certified yoga therapist and teacher and certified Pilates instructor. Sabrina has graduate degrees in Human development & family studies with a minor in psychology, occupational therapy with a minor in psychology. She is currently completing her doctorate in occupational therapy. Post-graduate studies and minors include art therapy, writing, and neuroscience.

0.6 CEU’s (6 contact hours)
Type One: This workshop will teach therapists specific skills for evaluation and treatment intervention with patients or clients.

Continuing Education Credit: A certificate of completion for 0.6 CEU’s (6 contact hours) will be awarded after completing of the course and successfully earning 70% or better on the quiz.

This course has been approved by the following Associations:

- Texas Physical Therapy Association (50239A)
- Illinois Physical Therapy Association (521.3493)
- Florida Physical Therapy Association (CP110016679 for 6 hours)
- Physical Therapy Association of Georgia approved for 0.600 hrs
- Ohio Physical Therapy Association (10S1477)
- California Physical Therapy Association (#10-547)
- State of PA, PT Board – PTCE001486

HealthLinkRx Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of PT’s and PTA’s from November 8, 2010 – November 7, 2013

HealthLinkRx Institute is an AOTA Approved Provider, #7169 from December 16, 2010 through December 30, 2014. “The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.”

Other Professions: This seminar qualifies for 0.4 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization if not listed for specific filing requirements.


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