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Medical Interpreting Workshop

February 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:30 am

- $200

Saturdays, February 2 and 16, 2019
8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
INTERPRETING LAB, VAN PEURSEM HALL LOWER LEVEL, NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE

Cost: $200 per person* | Two-day introductory course | limited to 12 participants
*Organizations that send 3 or more attendees will receive a $50 discount for all registrations after the first two.

The Medical Interpreting Workshop is an introductory course that includes hands-on training and practice.

The course is designed for:

  • Bilingual speakers who currently provide Spanish-English interpreting and translation services in a healthcare setting
  • Bilingual speakers who want to receive training to provide Spanish-English interpreting and translation services in a healthcare setting
  • Supervisors of interpreter services

The Spanish-English Medical Interpreting Workshop will cover:

  • The role and limits of the interpreter within medical settings
  • Professional protocol, code of conduct and etiquette for medical interpreters
  • Medical interpreting certification information
  • Comparisons of simultaneous, consecutive and written translation as well as practice with each
  • Cultural influences on communication
  • Words vs. meaning and vocabulary resources
  • Skills development and memory exercises and strategies

The workshop will be taught by Northwestern Spanish professor Piet Koene, who is certified by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters and is a Certified Court Interpreter for both Iowa and Minnesota, in the Interpreting Lab of Van Peursem Hall on the lower level.

Details

Date:
February 2, 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$200
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.nwciowa.edu/events/medical-interpreting

Venue

Van Peursem Hall
101 7th Street SW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
Phone:
712-707-7351
Website:
https://www.nwciowa.edu/

Organizer

Northwestern College
Phone:
712-707-7000
Website:
www.nwciowa.edu

Details

Date:
February 2, 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$200
Event Categories:
, ,
Website:
https://www.nwciowa.edu/events/medical-interpreting

Venue

Van Peursem Hall
101 7th Street SW
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
Phone:
712-707-7351
Website:
https://www.nwciowa.edu/

Organizer

Northwestern College
Phone:
712-707-7000
Website:
www.nwciowa.edu