Course Detail

Medical Interpreting (Chinese) INT105M

Tuition: $875
Dates: 1/20/18 - 3/24/18
Location: EPC - Engin Prod Innov Ctr (750 Comm Av) Boston, MA
Room Number: 203
Instructor: Ng
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Meeting Times:
  • Sat. Jan 20, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Jan 27, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Feb 03, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Feb 10, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Feb 24, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Mar 03, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Mar 10, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Mar 17, 2018  9 AM-1 PM
  • Sat. Mar 24, 2018  9 AM-1 PM

Course Description



This course provides tools to develop and master the art and skills of medical interpreting and to understand the role, responsibilities, and boundaries of the interpreter as an active team player in medical interviews and procedures involving provider and patient. Special consideration is given to privacy concerns and the ethical guidelines of interpreting in a medical setting. The course also considers the interpreter's role as linguistic and cultural mediator, and provides an introduction to anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, medical procedures, and the roles of various medical providers. (36 hours)

Prerequisites

INT 103

Scheduling Details

  • Offered annually in January

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • No texts required for this class. Materials will be distributed in class.

Please note that prices are subject to change.