WHY LEARN VETERINARY SPANISH?
RESOURCES AND ARTICLES
The American Veterinary Medical Association has many items available for you to view, print and download for free in English and Spanish. Communicate with your Spanish-speaking clients about properly selecting a pet, protecting their pet from common diseases; keeping their pet healthy, pet loss and euthanasia, careers in veterinary medicine; and preparing their family for a disaster.
SPEAK MY LANGUAGE--JAVMA NEWS
Veterinary medicine may face increasing challenges around language barriers.
THE LANGUAGE OF MEDICINE--TODAY'S VETERINARY BUSINESS
Health care is harder to access when clients don't speak English, but you can bridge the gap by becoming bilingual, hiring a diverse staff, and embracing available resources such as the AVMA handouts above.
WITH SPANISH CLASSES, VET SCHOOLS AIM TO BREAK DOWN BARRIERS WITH FARMWORKERS--NPR.ORG
July 26, 2018
This is an article about veterinary staff learning Spanish to communicate with workers in the dairy industry.
SURVEY OF US VETERINARY STUDENTS ON COMMUNICATING WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT SPANISH-SPEAKING PET OWNERS--JOURNAL OF VET MED EDUC
This is an interesting survey.
ASSESSING THE PREPAREDNESS OF THE VETERINARY PROFESSION TO COMMUNICATE WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT SPANISH-SPEAKING PET OWNERS--PURDUE UNIVERSITY DISSERTATION
This is an interesting dissertation.
IMMIGRATION, LANGUAGE BARRIERS INFLUENCE VETERINARY CARE--JAVMA NEWS
February 1, 2010
As practicles increase their Spanish language skill, more Hispanic students enter veterinary colleges.
Tener otro idioma es poseer una segunda alma.