Introduction to Medical Interpreting

Prepare for a career in medical interpretation by developing skills that are an essential part of the job. Medical interpreting requires knowledge of interpreting techniques and modes of interpretation, theoretical concepts, ethical boundaries, health care systems, health care interpreter standards, and cultural awareness. Medical interpreters must manage the flow of the sessions, be familiar with ethical principles and cultural nuances, devise strategies to handle the challenges presented, and maintain the clinical importance of the medical encounter. Students must also pay for a one-time $150 book fee upon entry of first course in the program. Book fee includes workbook and all learning materials needed for all five courses in the certificate program.

Prerequisite: Must meet language proficiency requirements stated in the Prerequisite section.

Course:191LA1171
Dates:February 19-28, 2019
 Tu and Th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 4 sessions
Hours:12.00
CEUs:1.20
Location:UNLV Paradise Campus (PAR) Room 302
Instructor:Alvaro Vergara-Mery
Fee: $199.00Fee Breakdown
Textbook:Must purchase course materials upon entry of your first class

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