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Introduction to Medical Interpreting - 60 Hours

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4601 Charlotte Park Drive

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Charlotte, NC 28217

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Registration Fee includes $810 course fee, $95 Manual Cost, and $150 Language Testing Fee

This course will be held January 21 - March 11, 2017 on each Saturday of the week. The class will meet from 9am - 6pm on each Saturday with the exception of Saturday March 11. The final class on Saturday March 11 will be from 8am - 12pm.

The 60-hour Introduction to Medical Interpreting Training will provide bilingual participants with an introduction to medical interpreting techniques such as theory, concepts, medical terminology, professional development, best practices standards and cultural awareness. The 60-hour training will focus primarily on goals of interpretation in a healthcare setting, code of ethics, and assist participants to understand role of the interpreter in a healthcare encounter. In addition, participants will be introduced to skills required to handle and control the flow of communication before, during and after an interpreting session. Finally, this training will provide an in-depth discussion of ethical principles, and discuss best strategies to assist staff on how to handle the challenges presented on a day-to-day basis in a healthcare environment.

Pre-requisite: OPI/OPIc Language Fluency Testing in English and Secondary Language

Course Objectives:

• Goals of Interpretation in Healthcare Setting

• Modes of Interpreting in Healthcare Setting

• Interpreter Code of Ethics in Healthcare Setting

• Interpreter Dual-Roles in the Healthcare Setting

• Facilitating the interpreting Session in the Healthcare Setting

• Culture and Communication

• Language Rights for LEP Populations and Legislation

• Understanding Medical Terminology

• General Medical Knowledge

• Anatomical Terms for Major Body System

• Physiology

• Medical Tests and Diagnostics

• Healthcare Compliance, Infection Control Emergency Codes, HIPAA

• Mental/Behavioral Health

• Memory and Note-Taking for the Dual-Role Interpreter

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