Date of Completion

Spring 5-12-2013

Thesis Advisor(s)

Desiree Diaz

Honors Major





The purpose of this study is to explore and describe the experiences of “Spanish speaking, Spanish dominant and Limited English Proficient Latino patients” accessing health care in the United States (Parés-Avila, Sobralske, & Katz). This will be a descriptive study addressing caring for LEP patients accessing the healthcare setting using interpreters. The goal of the study is to describe LEP patient’s familiarity of interpreter services available via the CLAS standards, describe LEP patient’s experiences accessing healthcare in the United States, and describe LEP patient’s experiences in the United States health care system using or not using an interpreter.

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Nursing Commons