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Sight Translation: Healthcare Interpreters' Cinderella

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Interpreter Services

2025 Traverwood Dr.

STE A4

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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Anybody interested in the insights of Sight Translation and/or wants to improve his/her skills in this interpreting mode.

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Description

This course covers all theoretical aspects needed to master Sight Translation, while allowing its practice with actual examples from the healthcare setting.

Course Objectives

Get to know the theory behind sight translation and become familiar with the practical skills needed to master this interpreting mode. The course is set in a single 4-hour session divided in two parts: (1) Theory and insights of Sight Translation, and (2) Hands on Sight Translation: practice the skills needed to perform a hassle-free sight translation in the healthcare setting.

Date, Time, and Location

Saturday, March 7 2020, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: 2025 Traverwood Dr. STE A4 Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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Course Tuition

The cost of this course is $50.00 (US). Course materials , light breakfast and refreshments are included.

* Please indicate on registration form if you have special dietary needs.

CEU Information - 4 Hours

This workshop is intended for spoken and signed language interpreters, both students and professionals will count as:

CCHI - (pending)

RID - (pending)

MI BEI units - ( pending)

IMIA/NBCMI - (pending)

Accommodations

This training complies with the University of Michigan’s Nondiscrimination Policy. Please refer here for any policy questions: https://hr.umich.edu/working-u-m/workplace-improvement/office-institutional-equity/nondiscrimination-policy-notice.

To request reasonable accommodations, please contact Vivian Yu at MITrainingAcademy@med.umich.edu

Hotel Accommodations

We want to make it as convenient as possible for students who need lodging in the Ann Arbor area while taking our classes.

Call 800-544-8684 or 734-936-0135 for the UMHS Patient and Visitor Hotel Accommodations

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be permitted four or more weeks prior to the start of a training course without incurring a fee. Due to the cost of establishing, holding, and refilling participant slots, along with the associated costs of language assessments and course materials, the following cancellation fee schedule applies:

• For 2 to 4 weeks prior to the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 25% of the training course price will be assessed.

• Between 8-13 days prior to the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 50% of the training course price will be assessed.

• Within 7 days of the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 75% of the training course price will be assessed.

• No show on the first day of the training course will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of training course price.

Questions

Questions about UMHS Interpreter Services Sight Translation: Healthcare Interpreters' Cinderella? Contact course instructor David Porta (please put the course title in the subject line) at mitrainingacademy@med.umich.edu or call the Medical Interpreter Training Academy at 734-998-2183.

Originally from Barcelona, David Porta has been living in Michigan for over 15 years. Trained as a scientist, and always interested in languages, he started translating earlier in his career – an activity that he never abandoned but complimented with interpretation and language instruction. David holds a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Barcelona and is a Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI-Spanish). He is also acting as Lead translator for the Spanish language as well as a Coordinator for the Language Liaison Program.

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