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Medical Field Interpreter Training
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
217961 Northern Wake Campus 01/13/2020 02/17/2020 $148.00 17/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Participants who are bilingual and interested in pursuing a career in interpretation and translation
This entry-level course helps build skills and confidence for interpreting in the medical field. Students will learn terminology and idiomatic expressions used in medicine, with an emphasis on clear communication. Practice in mock medical scenarios will allow students to use what they’ve learned and become more confident.
Course Objectives
  1. 1. To understand the prefixes and suffixes that are used in medical field for interpreting
    2. To learn the variety of terminology in their language of expertise in the medical field
    3. To be able to incorporate the terms and idiomatic expressions learned while interpreting in the medical field
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. Health and Mind
    2. The most known diseases and sickness
    3. Idiomatic expressions used in the medical field
    4. Equivalent of idiomatic expression in other target languages
    5. Terminology used in the medical field
    6. Equivalent of the terminology in the target language
    7. Practice in groups interpreting using the terminologies and idiomatic expressions learned
    8. Mock real interpreting scenarios in the medical field and final test
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Translation and Interpretation Part I Course
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Participants who are bilingual and interested in pursuing a career in interpretation and translation
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Medical Interpreters
  • Interpreters
  • Translators
Related Courses
  • Translation and Interpretation - FLI-3700C2
  • Career Seeking Skills for Translators and Interpreters - HRD-3004AW4
Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department