Medical Interpretation: Standards of Practice; Advocacy; Professional Development and Self-care; Final Series Participant Assessment
This series of five classes, plus a related medical terminology class (for any language pairing) are offered to those new to the field of medical interpretation, as well as those looking to improve their medical interpretation skills. The sixth one-day class on medical terminology class can also be taken separately by interested medical interpreters or healthcare clinicians.
Note: Registration for must be received by December 21, 2018 so that the series Modules 1 & 2 manual (included in the series fees) can be ordered in time.
Note: Registration for the Medical Terminologyclass must be received by February 1, 2019 so that the medical terminology book (included in the class fees) can be ordered in time.
Note: Only individuals who have completed Modules 1 & 2 may attend Modules 3 & 4 (and Module 5), and must bring their manual (provided at Modules 1 & 2) to the other modules.
Note: Those who are interested in professional medical interpretation are urged to take the entire series of five modules plus the Medical Terminology course as this will proffer over 40 hours, which is required to take either of the two national medical interpreter certification exams.
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SNOW DATE: February 21, 2019
Bilingual individuals who currently provide interpreter services, or plan to provide interpreter services, in any language, in any health or human services setting.
- Discuss the role of a professional medical interpreter
- Cite code of ethics and standards of practice for professional medical interpretation
- Apply appropriate decision-making for advocacy and cultural mediation
- Determine Greek and Latin roots of medical terms in order to interpret effectively in their language pairing
- Gulnara Akbarova, MA