A joint effort between the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development has made AACN’s free “COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources” online course available in Spanish.
Chula’s Faculty of Arts invites Spanish language and culture aficionados for practical use in daily life with the first course in Thailand, “Spanish with Beauty Queens” which will take students into the world of women and beauty culture, as well as all facets of the world political economy on a beauty pageant stage by an experienced lecturer.
A first-of-its kind study in U.S.-born children from Spanish-speaking families finds that minority language exposure does not threaten the acquisition of English by children in the U.S. and that there is no trade-off between English and Spanish. Rather, children reliably acquire English by age 5, and their total language knowledge is greater to the degree that they also acquire Spanish. Children’s level of English knowledge was independent of their level of Spanish knowledge.
As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Johns Hopkins Medicine has launched a new Spanish-language COVID-19 resources portal. This one-stop shop for information in Spanish offers COVID-19 testing sites, information about telemedicine and communicating with health care providers, social distancing tips and resources for children, among other helpful links. The mobile-friendly portal serves community members, patients, faculty and staff members and students who need COVID-19 resources and information in Spanish.
NCCN Guidelines, containing expert recommendations for cancer care, are available in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish can all be accessed for free at NCCN.org/global or via the free Virtual Library of NCCN Guidelines® App
Discourse in and about Spanish was present on both sides of the political spectrum, more so leading up to the 2016 presidential election than in previous cycles, according to research conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
This study analyzes discourse in and about Spanish by presidential hopefuls and their prospective running mates leading up to the 2016 United States presidential election. I utilize Irvine and Gal’s (2000) framework of semiotic processes to reveal how Democratic and…
NCCN Guidelines for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, and Portuguese are now available for free at NCCN.org
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has multiple experts available for media inquiries related to COVID-19. These include experts with English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, and Spanish fluency. They include: Professor Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez is an associate professor of…
Bryan Kirschen, an assistant professor of Spanish and linguistics at Binghamton University, is working to preserve the Ladino language, which can be traced back to the 15th century.
ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El costo de los tipos de insulina más frecuentemente usados es en Estados Unidos 10 veces mayor que en el resto de países del mundo desarrollado, expone un comentario en Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Este costo prohibitivo es la causa para que algunos pacientes estadounidenses con diabetes tipo 1 racionen la cantidad de insulina que se administran y, consecuentemente, afronten implicaciones de vida o muerte.
En el campo de la medicina, el pago igualitario entre hombres y mujeres continúa siendo inestable, pues se ha demostrado que persisten las diferencias entre los sexos en cuanto a remuneración, incluso al considerar la experiencia, la productividad clínica, el rango académico y otros factores. Estas inequidades llevan a remuneraciones considerablemente menores durante toda la vida laboral, desgaste profesional y actitud negativa hacia el trabajo, aparte de efectos adversos para la profesión y la sociedad.
Immigrant parents worry their children will struggle learning English and fret that as non-English speakers, they can’t help. A new study in the journal Child Development shows that’s simply not true. Reading to a young child in any language will help them learn to read in English.