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.
Did you know that the United States is now the world's second largest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico, and the US Census Office estimates that the US will have 138 million Spanish speakers by 2050? Learn these 7 must-know phrases for healthcare providers...
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(c), RN, BSN, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, CCRN,has over 28 years of nursing experience working in critical care & cardiology. She developed Spanish programs in health education and diabetes for local hospitals in Las Vegas and currently she is faculty of nursing at the College of Southern Nevada. Tracy earned her Bachelor's in Nursing Science and Spanish from Brigham Young University, a Master's Degree in Public Health Education at California College of Health Sciences and an MSN in Nursing Education at UNLV. Tracey is currently a PhD student in Nursing Education.
Tracy has served as a health welfare missionary in Colombia and works with International Service Learning taking nurses and students to Belize, Peru and other developing countries. Her research interests are Simulation, cultural competency training, measuring effectiveness in education, and diabetes. She served on the NCSBN National Nursing Simulation Study Team.
With a passion for active learning, and as an international speaker and award winning educator, Tracey helps students not just memorize, but truly learn the content material needed to successfully master skills and learning.
Financial: Tracey Long is a faculty member at the College of Southern Nevada. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial:Tracey Long works with International Service Learning.