Medical Spanish 2017-12-06T11:18:26+00:00

AEC Medical Spanish

Thr AEC Medical Spanish program lasts four weeks with medically specific classroom studies, medical exercises, and clinical visitations.

The goal of the AEC Medical Spanish program is to build better communication with patients and is the longest running medical program in all of Costa Rica. The cirriculum is based on the medical Spanish program developed by the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Almost all major medical schools in the United States have accepted AEC’s medical Spanish program as a study abroad elective. AEC will be happy to assist any student who wishes to gain such credits from their individual medical school by making available any documentation they may require.

Medical Start dates: 1/4, 2/1, 2/29, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/12, 10/10, 11/7, 12/5.

Program Details

  • Designed for beginning level language students
  • Supervised by our of our staff of doctors and medical preceptors.
  • 20 weekly hours of our ‘Standard Spanish’
  • Class placement is based on a student’s current Spanish fluency level.
  • Beginners are welcome!
  • Kaiser Permanente approved!
  • Students will work directly with a Costa Rican doctor.
  • Can be combined with ’16 Hour Standard’ course.

Program Options

  • Students that cannot attend a full four week program can enroll for fewer weeks.
  • The weekly structure of the program is presented in weekly blocs of interrelated subject matter.
  • Each week can then act as a stand alone entity.
  • Beginning language students should be begin on the cycle start date for an easier transition.