Training & Workshop Schedule

Medical Terminology for Interpreters: One-Day Workshop

Understand medical terminology and develop strategies to interpret correctly!

If you ask a medical interpreter about his or her biggest challenge, perhaps the most common answer you’ll hear is “medical terminology.” Medical terminology is essential for general, community and medical interpreters. The precision of an interpreter’s work in medical matters relies heavily on terminology.

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THE PROGRAM:

Medical Terminology for Interpreters teaches you how to 1) Correctly use basic medical terms in two languages and 2) Develop skills for overcoming challenges in medical terminology.

Learn to:

  • Use the meaning of Latin/Greek roots and affixes to understand and accurately interpret medical terminology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic terminology for body parts, body systems and diseases.
  • Discuss basic terms for tests and procedures.
  • List and compare strategies and resources for learning additional medical terminology

HOW IT WORKS:

Medical Terminology for Interpreters is a one-day, seven-hour workshop open to interpreters of any language. (There will be a special focus on Spanish). Although no one can learn medical terminology in a day, the program provides valuable continuing education for anyone who interprets in hospitals, health departments, clinics, school health rooms, and other settings.

YOUR TRAINER:

This training is facilitated by Julie Burns, M.Ed., owner of The Communication Bridge. Julie has 20 years experience in the fields of health care interpreting and translating and has been training medical interpreters and providers on issues of language access for the past 15 years.

WORKSHOP DETAILS:

When: April 19, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA
Cost: $150 early-bird, $175 after March 1
Contact: julie@julieburns.net
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This program is approved by the American Translators Association for 7 ATA CEPs and by the International Medical Interpreters Association for 0.75 IMIA CEUs.


The Community Interpreter® International: Medical Edition

Professional Training for Community Interpreters

Join a field of passionate, committed professionals!

Community interpreting includes medical, educational and social services interpreting. It is one of the fastest-growing professions in the world. To become a qualified interpreter in the field,  a 40-hour quality program is considered the minimum requirement.

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THE PROGRAM:
The Community Interpreter® International: Medical Edition is a comprehensive 40-hour certificate program. It provides the prerequisite for national medical interpreting certification. It is the leading national program and taught across the country.

Sign up for The Community Interpreter® International: Medical Edition if you plan to launch or continue a career in Medical or Health Care interpreting.

HOW IT WORKS:
The Community Interpreter® International: Medical Edition is an interactive, skills-based program. It’s never boring. It is also the most up-to-date program in the field. The sessions ground you in what you need to know to work as a professional interpreter. The focus is on medical, school and government or nonprofit service settings. With this program, you receive a copy of the most comprehensive textbook and workbook in the field.

YOUR TRAINER:
This training is facilitated by Julie Burns, M.Ed., owner of The Communication Bridge. Julie has 20 years experience in the fields of health care interpreting and translating and has been training medical interpreters and providers on issues of language access for the past 18 years.

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WORKSHOP DETAILS:
When: May 2, 4, 9, 11, & 16
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA
Cost: $750 plus $70 language assessment*
Contact: julie@julieburns.net
Register: Click here!

*Each candidate must complete a language assessment ASAP and at least one month prior to the workshop. Please go to this link to order testing: http://www.languagetesting.com/login-and-registration. IMPORTANT: You must enter “The Communication Bridge” for the institution name.