As your number of Spanish-speaking patients increases, knowing basic phrases that will help you gather personal information and medical history is essential. Tracey Long shares a simple resource that can help you confidently master key Spanish phrases.
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Every patient you see is unique, and so is their diabetes treatment plan. Diabetes care is constantly evolving as we continue to learn more about the disease and the way it affects the body. Are you up to date with the most current diabetes knowledge? See if you can answer the 6 questions listed here.
Tracey Long, PhD, APRN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CCRN, has been practicing for 35 years, working in critical care, endocrinology, and primary care. She is also a nursing professor teaching courses in medical Spanish, diabetes education, cultural competency, critical care, and medical surgical nursing. Tracey lived in Spain and served as a health welfare missionary in Colombia, South America for 18 months. One of her favorite activities is bringing nurses and healthcare professionals to international medical clinics in Central and South America. She is an international speaker and award-winning educator, Tracey helps experienced healthcare audiences not just memorize, but apply new Spanish knowledge into their own practices.
Financial: Tracey Long has employment relationships with College of Southern Nevada, Travelers Education Group, and Chamberlain College. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tracey Long is a member of theAmerican Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association Critical Care Nurses, and the American Diabetes Association.