Spanish for Veterinary Professionals

Date: February 11 - May 13, 2015
Time: Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (no classes will be held on 3/18 and 3/25)
Location: UC Davis campus, Gladys Valley Hall, Room 1020
Webinar: available to anyone who registers for the course
CE credit available: no

Instructor: Giovanna Montenegro, PhD

Recommended reference/reading: Spanish for Veterinarians: A practical instruction, 2nd edition by B. Frederick and J. Mosqueda. Blackwell Publishing.

This is an introductory Spanish course for veterinarians, technicians, and front office staff.  It is designed to give the busy professional and student a window into the Spanish language directed at the veterinary hospital experience between clients and staff.  Beginning with sounds, the alphabet, language structure, and greetings, the course will rapidly progress into the focused words and content required to ensure the best care for animals with Spanish-speaking clients.  Application of new language skills will also occur in small groups during each 90-minute class.  The course is planned be to taped and accessible for reference and reflection.