This 40-hour curriculum is designed to train bilingual individuals as medical interpreters to meet the needs of doctors' offices, hospitals, emergency rooms, and other medical facilities.
Students will study the basic elements of medical interpreting and prepare to enter this growing field with this introductory course. Learn about the need for healthcare interpreting, recent developments in the field, its professional ethics, and standards of practice.
Examine challenges and ethical dilemmas that often arise when interpreters and medical professionals interact, and develop the judgment needed to respond to them through role playing.
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