20AH007 - Winter 2020 CCC Medical Interpreter Series Terminology

Feb 21, 2020 Waiting List Only Allied Health

20AH007 - Winter 2020 CCC Medical Interpreter Series Terminology

Description

CCC Medical Terminology
Medical Interpretation-Medical Terminology (any language pairing); Participant Assessment

This series of five classes, plus a related medical terminology class (for any language pairing), is based on the Cross Cultural Communication (CCC) curricula. The classes 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 can also be taken separately by interested medical interpreters or healthcare clinicians.

SNOW DATE: February 28, 2020

Please Note the following:
  • Registration for Modules 1 & 2 must be received by December 20, 2019, so that the series manual (included in the series fees) can be ordered in time.

  • 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.

  • Registration for the Medical Terminology class must be received by February 7, 2020 so that the medical terminology book (included in the class fees) can be ordered in time.

  • 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.


Target Audience

Bilingual individuals who currently provide interpreter services, or plan to provide interpreter services, in any language, in any health or human services setting.

Objectives

Upon completion of Modules 1-5 and the Medical Terminology class:

  • 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

Faculty

  • Gulnara Akbarova, MA

Sessions

Medical Interpretation-Medical Terminology (any language pairing); Participant Assessment
2/21 8:30 AM–4:45 PM

Credits

.700 CEU

Medical Terminology

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.70 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

6.750 Contact Hours

Medical Terminology

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 6.75 Contact Hours.

Fees

Waiting List Brochure / Registration Form