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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)
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Certificate in Medical Interpreting : Medical Interpreting (Spanish)