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Patient Orientation

Learn how to discuss patient orientation in Spanish


English Spanish
This is your room. Este es su cuarto.
This is your bed. Esta es su cama.
This button will raise and lower the bed. Este botón es para subir y bajar la cama.
Push this button if you need a nurse. Presione este botón si necesita una enfermera.
The telephone is here. El teléfono está aquí.
Here's the control for the television. Aquí está el control para la televisión.
I'll show you the bathroom. Le mostraré el baño.

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doctors and pediatric patient

You will be able to help patients with basic movements during their hospital stay.

Patient orientation

dentist and patient

You will be able to assess your patient's comfort levels in Spanish.

Patient comfort

doctors and elderly male patient

You will be able to communicate procedures and discuss medication.

Communicating procedures

doctors and elderly female patient

You learn how to introduce yourself and others, and ask if the patient understands.

Making connections

discharge orders on clipboard

You learn how to communicate basic discharge information in Spanish.

Patient discharge

nurse and infant

This section contains phrases related to maternity and newborn care.

Maternity and newborns