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Medical Interpreter (HCI120)

8.0 Semester Hours

This intense course provides hands-on training via audio dialogues, placement scenarios, vignettes and online supplements for bilingual individuals interested in the field of medical interpreting. This course covers topics necessary to function as a community medical interpreter such as: Role of the Interpreter, Modes of Interpreting, Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, Cultural Issues and Mental Health. The student is exposed to Medical Terminology and Anatomy in English/Spanish and develops proficiency in Consecutive Interpreting, Sight Translation and Simultaneous Interpreting.

Recommended Prereq: Native or near-native Spanish/English proficiency.

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