Whatcom CC offers Spanish class for health care workers

Whatcom Community College’s Community and Continuing Education program is offering the seven-session class titled “Spanish for Health Care Professionals in a Clinical Setting,” starting Jan. 27.

The introductory course will help practitioners make a personal connection with patients and their families, question patients about symptoms and health histories, conduct physical examinations, gather and convey basic information, inform about basic procedures, give follow-up instructions and more, according to the college.

Instructor Shirley King, Ph.D., has served as a clinical interpreter and has extensive multicultural experience.

All classes are held on WCC ‘s campus in Kulshan Hall 224. Classes are schedules from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from Jan. 27  to March 17 (class will not meet Feb. 17). A textbook is included in the $119 course fee.

To register, call 360-383-3200 or enroll online at www.whatcomcommunityed.com.


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