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Division of Continuing and Global Education

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 adults), 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 exams.

Dates: February 28 - May 1, 2022

Place:  Online

Class No.: 37476

Units:  Non-credit

Fee:  $400

Last day to register: February 21, 2022

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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.