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Lifelong learning for medical interpreters, educational interpreters, social service interpreters, court interpreters... and other community interpreters! *Pre-approved CE Credits*

Medical Terminology for Interpreters (FALL 2018)

Medical Terminology for Interpreters (FALL 2018)

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This healthcare interpreting workshop helps professionals overcome challenges in the use of medical terminology [8 CE credits].

CONTENT

This 8-hour class will cover the following:

  • The Latin and Greek basis of medical terminology.
  • Critical English vocabulary of: the circulatory system - the digestive system - the respiratory system - the male and female reproductive systems - the endocrine system - the musculoskeletal system - the nervous system.
  • Terminology related to tests, procedures and symptoms
  • Common acronyms in health care.
  • A system to expand your bilingual medical vocabulary over time.

With this training you get Medical Terminology for Interpreters, by Cross-Cultural Communications, LLC, a 136-page resource and workbook that will be used in the class.

 

 

REGISTRATION

Early bird registration. Use the following discount code when registering before Friday September 7th, 2018: WIF6GKI.

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All participants must be registered by Monday, October 1st, 2018.

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CE CREDITS

WA DSHS: 8 professional continuing education credits have been approved.

WA AOC: 8 professional continuing education credits have been approved.

 

LOCATION

South Seattle College (West Seattle Campus) - 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Free parking available on the street. On campus parking with a permit.

TIME 

October 6th and 7th 2018. Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 1 to 5 pm (4hours/day).

THE TRAINER

Cindy Roat trainer of healthcare interpreters

Cindy Roat, MPH, is a trainer of interpreters, educators and healthcare providers, and a consultant to healthcare facilities, helping them improve their language access services. An internationally renowned trailblazer in the healthcare interpreting field, Cindy is a founding member and past Co-chair of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care, a founding member of the Washington State Coalition on Language Access (WASCLA), and a former board member of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society (NOTIS), where she organizes and teaches workshops for healthcare interpreters. Cindy is widely recognized as an engaging public speaker and assiduous advocate for limited-English-proficient populations.

REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETION

Please read carefully the following requirements for completion:

To receive a Certificate of Successful Completion, participants have to attend 100% of the course. Participants are required to be on time for every class and to not leave before the end of the class.