Spanish Language Resources

The influx of Spanish-speaking immigrants into the North Carolina healthcare system has created a demand among health care providers for a better understanding of Latino culture and the development of functional language skills to improve service delivery. Duke AHEC offers a variety of avenues for health care providers to learn about Latino culture and some healthcare vocabulary.

Available Trainings

Introductory Spanish for Healthcare Providers

Interactive online course to help staff members in Primary Care clinic settings, including nurses, front desk staff, phlebotomists, radiology staff, and physicians, learn Spanish phrases frequently used in clinical settings. To review the online course description, go to AHEConnect.

Latino Culture

In partnership with AHECs around the state, Duke AHEC Program has a variety of trainings geared primarily for mental health providers. For more information or to schedule a workshop, contact Alicia Gonzalez at