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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)

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Medical Interpreting (Portuguese)
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 12, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
36.0
Course Fee(s)
INT Tuition non-credit $875.00
Instructors
  • Teresa Coelho
Reading List / Textbook
No texts required for this course.  Materials will be distributed in class. Additional materials will be available for purchase from the instructor.
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