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Basic Arabic for Healthcare Professionals Certificate of Proficiency

Certificates of Proficiency are designed for the student who needs to be prepared for effective interaction in a diverse workplace or other settings. A department-issued certificate may be awarded upon successful completion of a prescribed course of study. These certificates will not appear on a student’s transcript.

A certificate of proficiency is awarded to a student who completes Basic Arabic for Healthcare Professionals. This course is designed for healthcare professionals who would like to have a better understanding of the language and culture of the Arabic-speaking patient and to communicate in Arabic with them.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the course, the student will be able to:

  1. Comprehend most basic medical terms and communicate with the patient in simple and meaningful spoken Arabic.
  2. Use the target language effectively with patients in basic healthcare situation.
  3. Communicate effectively with family members when sharing basic medical information.
  4. Assist both the patient and doctor in the doctor’s office.

Certificate of Proficiency

Note: Course must be completed with a letter grade of “C” or higher or “Pass.”

ARBC-161Basic Arabic for Healthcare Professionals1
Total Units1