Foundations of Medical Interpreting – Summer 2018

Foundations of Medical Interpreting

Foundations of Medical Interpreting – Summer 2018

$150.00

This course is for working American Sign Language Interpreters.

Cost – $150.00 (US) and includes lunch and course materials.

CEUs – Completion of this course earns the attendee 1.5 RID CEUs / 15 Michigan BEI units.

Instructor – Christa Moran, NIC, MEd

Dates, Times, and Location

  • Saturday, June 23 – Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Interpreter Services, 2025 Traverwood Drive, Suite A4, Room 1213, Ann Arbor, MI
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Product Description

This is a two-day, 15-hour course for working American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters. It provides fundamental skills and knowledge that Interpreters need to effectively work in health care settings, including:

  • Standards of practice and code of ethics;
  • Interpreter roles;
  • Basic medical terminology and anatomy;
  • An overview of health care in the Deaf community;
  • The mechanics of medical interpreting; and
  • An introduction to a variety of medical settings.

Participants learn through lectures, discussions, hands-on activities, role plays and small group work. The course is taught by an Interpreter Services staff ASL Medical Interpreter who is also RID Certified and a Certified Educator, with extensive experience and training in medical interpreting.

Course Tuition

The cost of this course is $150.00 (US) and includes lunch and course materials.

Earn CEUs

Completion of this course earns the attendee 1.5 RID CEUs / 15 Michigan BEI units.

Instructor

Date, Time, and Location

  • Saturday, June 23 – Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 8:00am – 5:00pm at UMHS Interpreter Services, 2025 Traverwood Drive, Suite A4, Room 1213, Ann Arbor, MI

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be permitted four or more weeks prior to the start of a training course without incurring a fee. Due to the cost of establishing, holding, and refilling participant slots, along with the associated costs of language assessments and course materials, the following cancellation fee schedule applies:

  • For 2 to 4 weeks prior to the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 25% of the training course price will be assessed.
  • Between 8-13 days prior to the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 50% of the training course price will be assessed.
  • Within 7 days of the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 75% of the training course price will be assessed.
  • No show at first day of training course will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of training course price.

Questions

Questions about the course? Contact course instructor Christa Moran at chrroy@med.umich.edu or the Medical Interpreter Training Academy at 734-998-2183.