There more than 40 million Spanish speakers in the US. Of these, 28 million speak Spanish at home. That means that healthcare workers are likely to need to speak to some of their patients in Spanish. There are a number of options to help healthcare workers learn to speak Spanish. * They can choose a medical Spanish immersion course in a Spanish-speaking country. This is likely to involve caring for patients. * They can choose a classroom-based evening course to help them learn to speak Spanish. * Healthcare workers can also learn to speak Spanish online. There are several web sites that offer free online Spanish courses specifically for healthcare workers. A free online Spanish course is perhaps the best option for working people. To find one, do an Internet search for 'medical Spanish online'. This will give hundreds of results to choose from.