Advanced Healthcare Interpreter Training Event

by The National Institute for Coordinated Healthcare

This medical Interpreting Advanced Training Series consists of multiple workshops, which can be taken as individual units or as a whole.

Each module is designed to develop new skills, and enhance existing ones, in intermediate to advanced areas of the medical interpreting profession.

Participants will learn the specific characteristics of practicing in advanced settings and will be equipped with techniques, terminology, and strategies to reach the next level in their profession, and maintain the integrity of the Standards of Practice.

The following Lessons will be offered in this Second Series:

1. Advanced Medical Terminology: Specialty Settings (8:00am-10:00am)

Cardiology, ER, Orthopaedics, Pharmacology.

2. Bridging to Simultaneous (10:15am-12:15 pm)

An Introduction to Developing your Simultaneous Interpreting Skills .

3. Errors in Medical Interpretation (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)

How to Avoid and Correct Potentially Dangerous Mistakes.

4. Ethical Dilemmas in Medical Interpreting (3:15 pm-5:15 pm)

Making difficult decisions under pressure.

When: Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Where: Temple University Healthcare System Learning Center

2450 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129

(use Fox Street entrance)

Participants will earn 1 ATA CEU per classroom contact hour (2 per workshop)

Registration: $50 per workshop

Participants registering for the entire day will receive a 20% discount

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Registration is limited to 25 participants per module so please reserve your place in advance.


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About Carmen Ferreiro

Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban was born in Galicia (northern Spain) and went to college in Madrid, where she finished her Ph.D. in Biology. For the next ten years, she worked as a researcher both in Madrid and at the University of Davis in California. She has published a YA fantasy, Two Moon Princess, with Tanglewood Press, and a paranormal romance, Immortal Love with Crimson Romance in English and in Spanish, Becquer eterno with Cultiva libros. Currently, she lives in Pennsylvania as a freelance writer, editor and translator. For information about her writing/editing/translating services, please go to