Advanced Medical Interpreting

Pre-Requisite: Passing Introduction Medical Interpreting course with a grade of C or higher.

Course Description

This 40-hour class will provide bilingual participants with an extensive understanding of medical interpreting techniques, theory, concepts, and skills. Extensive coverage in medical subspecialty terminology: anatomy, medical specialties (children and adult), understanding legal consents, and living wills. There will be an introduction to Administrative Interpreting covering examinations and procedures, administrative interpreting versus medical interpreting. This class will further develop the bilingual participants interpreting skills; build terminology and prepare them for oral medical/healthcare certification exam.

Dates:  March 3 - May 3, 2020

Place:  Online

Class No.:  36963 (web-based)

Units:  Non-credit

Fee:  $400

Preregistration recommended by February 23, 2020.

Instructor: Soraya Alamdari, Ph.D., CHI, CMI-Spanish is a nationally certified healthcare interpreter and a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Alamdari has been teaching in the interpreting and translation field since 2008.