Medical Spanish Podcast

Medical Spanish Podcast


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Spanish for Checkups and Monitoring
October 15, 2019

In this lesson, we will practice Spanish for routine medical checkups and monitoring. Specifically, we will look at the words “control” and “controlar” in this setting.  To do this, we will use examples from our Spanish for Prenatal Care series.

Rh Factor in Spanish
September 05, 2019

Welcome to another lesson covering Prenatal Care in Spanish. To make this lesson, Eliza and I used lesson on information from the NIH website in Spanish: ¿Qué ocurre durante las visitas prenatales? We are going to talk about Rh factor and why some wome...

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish
July 15, 2019

In this quick audio lesson, you will learn how to explain Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish. In our Spanish for Prenatal Care premium lessons, we counsel a patient to avoid alcohol, tobacco and other toxins in pregnancy. Furthermore,

High-Risk Pregnancy in Spanish – Interview
June 24, 2019

Welcome to another episode covering Spanish for Prenatal Care. While studying at the San Pedro Spanish School, my friend Sonja and I interviewed a family practice doctor from San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala. In this episode, we talk to Dr.

Comadronas Are Essential to Healthcare in Guatemala – Interview
June 11, 2019

While studying at the San Pedro Spanish School, my friend Sonja and I interviewed a family practice doctor from San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala. Dr. Francisco Méndez tells us about perinatal care in Guatemala and the essential role played by las comadro...

Neural Tube in Spanish
May 23, 2019

In this quick audio lesson, you will learn how to say and explain neural tube in Spanish. In our most recent premium audio lesson covering Spanish for prenatal care, we practice recommending folic acid during pregnancy to help prevent neural tube defec...

Spanish for Pregnancy – Weight Gain and Caffeine Intake
May 16, 2019

Ready to give some recommendations in Spanish for a healthy pregnancy? In today’s lesson, we will practice recommendations regarding healthy weight gain and caffeine intake during pregnancy. In the upcoming premium lessons,

Names from the Spanish-Speaking World
May 01, 2019

Ever wonder why people from Spanish-speaking countries have long names? Today’s episode is an off-the-cuff interview with my teacher at the San Pedro Spanish School, Jesus Elizabeth Cortez Cox. She tells us about where the 4 names in her complete name ...

Explaining Alveoli and Blood Gases in Spanish
April 11, 2019

Welcome to our third free audio lesson covering Spanish for COPD.  In the last premium audio lesson, the doctor explained the progressive nature of COPD and the need for regular pulmonary function testing. In this lesson,

Causes of COPD in Spanish
March 14, 2019

Welcome to our second free audio lesson covering Spanish for COPD.  In this lesson, you will hear the doctor explain the causes of COPD. In the last dialogue, the patient told us that her father had emphysema.