Gloria Guzman, WA-DSHS certified medical interpreter, shares personal experiences as a professional medical interpreter to highlight cultural and linguistic dilemmas that are common among Spanish interpreters.
Ron Coronado, RN discusses the healthcare provider’s approach to taking sexual histories and providing sex education. Sexually transmitted diseases, social stigma and interpreting ethics are addressed. The corresponding glossary contains over 60 medical terms.
Through a conversation about the historic Willie Ramirez malpractice case study with researcher and author Gail Price-Wise, interpreters and healthcare providers can learn about ways to improve communication and cultural competency.