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Medical Assessments and Terms

Would it be possible to add a section to the Spanish lessons for medical professionals? Just some phrases and questions that could aid first responders or ER personel with communicating with Spanish speaking patients. I think it would be great. Thanks so much for everything!

February 25, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jennyyyyes

Actually, I think if there were 'flavors' of duolingo: for law, for medicine, and other profession with the specialized verbs and vocab, I would totally be willing to pay $10-20 to gain access to that practice.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rocko2012

There is a medical section way down on the skill tree.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marziotta

... It could be nice to have somewhere anyway a list of the Duolingo vocabulary (even if you didn't master it yet) to point out that some very important word is missing...

Anyway I think that Duolingo gives you wings, and then you have to find your own ways to learn. :)

I don't know many sources for Spanish but http://www.rae.es , because I learned it pretty naturally (I am Italian and know a big bunch of Spanish people). I am sure that you will find some good tips in the Spanish section of the forum.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rspreng

There are very good books, pamphlets, and flip charts available for medical people, law enforcement, educators, construction workers, manufacturers, and other professions. I worked in the hospital for a while and used a handy little flip chart thingie. I think Duo is the place to learn the basics, and we can do the "specialization" we choose.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Swampwood1

It would be nice to access that area before your time, for emergency use...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rob764824

I also would like to see a medical spanish section. I appreciate learning what I am, but I really would like to take care of my spanish speaking patients more than learning how to say the bank is in front of the hotel (at least at this point.)

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