Spanish Vocabulary: Health Care Studies – Common Actions

Spanish Vocabulary: Health Care Studies - Common Actions

Spanish Vocabulary: Health Care Studies – Common Actions


Spanish Vocabulary: Health Care Studies – Common Actions
el vocabulario español: la salud – las acciones comunes

  • Identify and apply basic medical treatments
  • Communicate and assist with medical professionals.



aconsejar : to advise

Ella aconseja el paciente.
She advises the patient.

administrar : to administrate

Ellos administran el departamento.
They administrate the department.

apoyar : to support

Yo apoyo las enfermeras.
I support the nurses. (fem.)

atender : to attend (to someone/thing)

Ellos atiendan a los pacientes.
They attend to the patients.

ayudar : to help 

Yo le ayudo.
I (can/will) help you.

consultar : to consult

Ella consulta el registro.
She consults the record.

cuidar : to care (for)

Nosotros cuidamos a los pacientes.
We care for the patients.

curar : to heal

Se requiere tiempo para curar.
One needs time to heal.

diagnosticar : to diagnose

El sabe diagnosticar el paciente.
He knows how to diagnose.

documentar : to document

Documentamos toda la medicina.
We document all of the medicine.

escuchar : to listen

Ella escucha bien.
She listens well.

evaluar : to evaluate

Tenemos que evaluar la situación.
We have to evaluate the situation.

operar : to operate

Ellos tienen que operar.
They have to operate.

organizar : to organize

Yo organizo los archivos.
I organize the archives.

pensar : to think

Él tiene que pensar.
He has to think. 

prescribir : to prescribe

El doctor prescribe la medicina.
The doctor prescribes the medicine.

registrar : to register

Ellos van a registrar.
They are going to register.

repasar : to review

Yo repaso los papeles cada día.
I review the papers every day.

rescatar : to rescue

Ella rescata a las víctimas.
She rescues the victims.

responder : to respond

Ellos responden rápido.
They respond quickly.

sanar : to heal

Hay que sanar a los enfermos.
One must heal the sick.

servir : to serve

Estamos aquí para servir.
We are here to serve.

supervisar : to supervise

Ellos supervisan el departamento.
They supervise the department.

tratar : to treat

Ella trata los heridos.
She treats the wounded.


¿Quién administra el departamento?
Who administrates the department?

El director está encargado.
The director is in charge.

¿Qué piensa usted?
What do you think?

Hay que tratar el paciente.
The patient must be treated.

¿Cuándo responden los médicos?
When will the medics respond?

Ellos vienen in dos minutos.
They will come in two minutes.

¿Dónde cuidan los heridos?
Where do they take care of the wounded?

Los heridos van al hospital.
The wounded are going to the hospital.

¿Por qué van a operar?
Why are they going to operate?

El cirujano dice que no hay otra opción.
The surgeon says that there isn’t another option.

¿Cómo organizo los registros?
How do I organize the records?

Organizamos por fecha.
We organize by date.


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