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Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education

HCI: Interpreting Skills 1 Course (v.01)

This course is designed to teach new interpreters how to interpret consecutively in a medial setting.  Emphasis will be placed on learning consecutive technique, expanding medical vocabulary in both English and the target language, and learning how to manage the flow of conversation. Participants will work extensively in small groups practicing with dialogues based on real-life medical encounters.

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Skills

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  • Understand the structure of a medical encounter
  • User and apply the interpreter code of ethics and standards of practice to problem solve in case study situations
  • Apply proper consecutive interpreting in practice scenarios and role plays
  • Learn about short and long-term memory and how it impacts the interpreter's performance
  • Understand the provider's clinical thinking process through SOAP
  • Practice note-taking and learn common symbols and abbreviations
  • Apply cultural competency tools in the triadic encounter through role plays
  • Better understand the US medical system and patient's rights
  • Understand the concept of advocacy in the healthcare interpreting environment
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