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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Office of Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs Presents "Spanish for Health & Human Services Professionals" Workshop

WHO FGCU Office of Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs, for health and human services professionals

WHAT "Spanish for Health & Human Services Professionals," an interactive four-session program. Participants learn introductory Spanish phrases, progressing to terminologies,vocabulary and dialogues specific to health and human services professionals. Instructors for the course are Genelle Grant, program director for GRACE Project (Guatemalan Rural Adult and Children's Education) in Fort Myers, and Chris Gallagher, program manager for FGCU's Continuing Education and Off-Campus Programs Division.

WHEN 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26

WHERE FGCU - Atrium Executive Center, 8695 College Parkway, Suite 1181, Fort Myers

WHY Learn about Hispanic cultures, gaining insights related to successful communication, understanding of ADLs, food practices, symptom management, birth and death rituals, family relationships, spiritual and religious orientations, illness beliefs and health practices.

Eight contact hours provided by FGCU, Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs through CE Broker and the State of Florida's Boards of Nursing (ARNP, RN, LPN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, CNA); Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling; Psychology; Respiratory Care; Midwives; and Florida Council on Dietetics and Nutrition.

COST $100, plus $22 for workbook and CD

CONTACT For more information or to register, call (239) 425-3277, or

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