Course Detail

Medical Interpreting (Portuguese) INT105P

Tuition: $875
Dates: 10/14/17 - 12/16/17
Location: EPC - Engin Prod Innov Ctr (750 Comm Av) Boston, MA
Room Number: 206
Instructor: Coelho
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Meeting Times:
  • Sat. Oct 14, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Oct 21, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Oct 28, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Nov 04, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Nov 11, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Nov 18, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Dec 02, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Dec 09, 2017  1-5 PM
  • Sat. Dec 16, 2017  1-5 PM

Course Description



This course provides tools to develop and master the art and skills of medical interpreting and to understand the role, responsibilities, and boundaries of the interpreter as an active team player in medical interviews and procedures involving provider and patient. Special consideration is given to privacy concerns and the ethical guidelines of interpreting in a medical setting. The course also considers the interpreter's role as linguistic and cultural mediator, and provides an introduction to anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, medical procedures, and the roles of various medical providers. (36 hours)

Prerequisites

INT 103

Scheduling Details

  • Offered annually in January

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • No texts required for this course. Materials will be distributed in class. Additional materials will be available for purchase from the instructor.

Please note that prices are subject to change.