Medical Spanish Providers in Costa Rica
About Costa Rica
When you come to Costa Rica to learn Medical Spanish, not only will you learn the language, but you will be immersed into the culture.
Learning Medical Spanish in Costa Rica is a good choice, especially, the experience is like no other. Because the country is a popular destination for eco-tourism, this offers a great opportunity for the Medical Spanish student to really experience, not only, the Spanish studies, but also the beauty of the country. The program is total immersion, students get to practice their Spanish, Medical Spanish, Medical terminologies in the classrooms and with the homestays (families) options and they can further communicate in the language. Plus with certain programs, observations or medical shadowing are available. Here students can learn some of the practices of the country, but there is no hands-on patient contact, just simply Q&A with the program representative. Ultimately, when students come to learn Medical Spanish in Costa Rica, they will get a feeling of accomplishment, in their language studies, and at the same time, feel like they are on vacation.
Many of the past students have used the program as an elective for their requirements from their university. Students can also get course credits for required hours. For example, nurses have participated in the program to meet CEU (continuing education units) to renew their licensing.
Costa Rica has no official military and has instead chosen to invest most of its funds in the areas of Health and Education. There is virtually no political unrest in the nation, which makes traveling considerably more comfortable.
Costa Rica has a rich diversity of elements to enjoy running the gamut of cuisine, fruits, culture, people and various other activities, particularly in the realm of ecotourism. Twenty-five percent of its lands are designated as National Parkland and therefore offer the visitor a wide assortment of choices when participating in outdoor activities. These range from the pristine rainforests of Corcovado, to the wide beaches on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, to the high altitude cloud forests of Monteverde and the seasonally snow covered top of Chirripo (2nd highest mountain in Central America).
Costa Rica is your best choice from a wealth of pleasurable activities and a quality educational experience.
Costa Rica has invested much of its resources in health care infrastructure and education. The nation is a stable, tourist friendly, advanced country with a high literacy rate. (Costa Rica Blog)
But for those seeking to improve their Spanish language skills, they will be hard pressed to find a better combination of learning opportunity, environment, pricing and sheer beauty.
Experience Costa Rica for its beauty, culture, people, and the many adventures. For example, beaches the offer great sun and surf, with the essence of tranquility. High adrenaline river rafting, that offers all levels of classes, plus it has one of the top five rivers of the world, known as the Pacuare.
Endure the many challenges of hiking, mountain biking, repelling, zipline, ATV, caving, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, and many more. If adventure is not your desire, the country also offers the many relaxing activities from; bird watching, eco tours, coffee plantation, Catamaran boat/island tours, and of course the many hot springs. If you prefer to socialize, there are many local bars, clubs, or dive spots that best fits your mood.
There are choices from: live bands, Jazz or Rock to other sorts of genre. For those footloose enthusiasts, the Latin dancing will further enhance your trip. (Salsa, Merengae, Cumbia, and many more!)
When is a good time to go? Anytime of the year is a great time to go. Depending on your length of time is a good question.
Please observe national holidays
January 1 New Year’s Day *
April 1 First Day of Passover
April 2 Good Friday
April 11 National Hero’s Day *
May 1 Labor Day *
July 25 Guanacaste Province’s Annexation Day *
August 2 Virgin of Los Angeles Day
August 15 Mother’s Day
September 15 Independence Day *
October 12 Columbus Day
December 25 Christmas Day *
Come to Costa Rica for education and tranquility!