FOCUS AREAS (Individualized learning plan based on pre-test and other evaluations)

  1. Basic Conversational Spanish: pronunciation, tactical syntax and grammar

  2. The Therapeutic Relationship: general greetings, addressing the patient, provider’s introduction, extended introduction, setting the agenda

  3. History of Present Illness: chief complaint, history of present illness, basic anatomy

  4. Past Medical History and Review of Systems: acute illness, chronic illnesses, past surgical history, review of systems

  5. Medications and Drug Effects: medication history, medication instructions, allergies and side effects

  6. Family History: family members, family life, family health and family history

  7. Social and Sexual History: confidentiality, social history, travel history, risk exposures, substance abuse, sexual history and reproductive system review

  8. Mental Health and Cognition: general mental health, spirituality, cognitive assessment, psychiatric history and review and the mental status exam

  9. Preventive Health and Nutrition: access to preventive medical care, routine screening, immunizations, exercise and safety screening, diet and nutrition

  10. Pediatrics: 3rd person, perinatal history, immunizations, diet, common pediatric illnesses

  11. Physical Examination: general exam, specialized exam, physical findings

  12. Procedures and Informed Consent: informed consent, discussing procedures, advanced directives

  13. Impression and Plan: physician’s impression, plan of care, testing and test results, bad news, system-based summary of impression and plan and concluding the visit

  14. Working with interpreters