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Moving Toward a More Professional Interpreting Industry (FREE) Keynote Speakers Michelle Scott, a Registered Nurse and interpreter trainer, discusses ways in which the medical interpreting profession can “catch up” with other healthcare professions. n/a 0.500 n/a 0.050 PS n/a
Pediatrics: Interpreting in Outpatient Settings Advanced Training Across the age spectrum, from infants to teens, nurse practitioner Hoda Shawky discusses her communication strategies with patients and parents. Immunizations and common pediatric health problems are reviewed. n/a 1.250 0.125 0.125 PS 1.250
Interpreter Training Using Technology for Distance Learning Professional Mentoring Originally a medical conference interpreter in Brazil, trainer Marcelle Castro describes her academic research about using technology to train interpreters, often internationally. Her experience is applicable to the field of medical interpreter training, as she describes considerations for learning styles, trainer adaptations and various resources (software, hardware and web based). 1.000 n/a n/a 0.075 GS n/a
Facilitating Communication for Medical Histories Advanced Training Interpreters can improve facilitation of communication for medical histories by understanding providers’ goals, communication styles, and different types of histories. Concepts presented by Michelle Scott, RN include the S.O.A.P. process, pain assessment, the 5 components of a medical history, communication techniques and styles, and patient reactions. 1.000 0.500 0.050 0.050 PS 0.500
Advocacy and Accommodation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients (FREE) Keynote Speakers This interview with Shane Feldman, RID Executive Director, explores topics related to providing adequate healthcare services to Deaf patients, including an explanation ASL certification and a comparison of live versus video remote interpreters. 1.000 1.000 n/a 0.100 PS n/a
Nutrition Counseling: Interpreting for Dietitians Advanced Training Registered Dietician Debra Hook explains special considerations for communicating with patients when providing nutrition counseling in outpatient settings. Particular attention is given to the culture brokering role of the medical interpreter with regard to foods and their preparation. The corresponding online "Nutrition" medical glossary contains 110 terms. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.100 PS 0.750
Interpreting in Emergency Department Settings Advanced Training In this interview, Registered Nurse Ron Coronado describes the emergency department setting from triage to discharge. Practical tips for medical interpreters are provided for good communication, preparation, and managing dilemmas. 1.000 1.000 0.100 0.100 PS 1.000
Interpreting in Primary Care Settings for Internal Medicine Advanced Training In this interview, Dr. Maryam Rahimi describes the role of an internal medicine physician, common chronic conditions encountered in outpatient clinical settings (diabetes, hypertension and heart disease) and practical tips for interpreters. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.100 PS 1.000
Health Disparities & Language Access in the United Kingdom (FREE) Keynote Speakers This interview with Lynne Carter, Head of Equality and Diversity at NHS Bradford and Airedale, provides an introduction to health disparities in the United Kingdom, as well as strategies to address language accommodation, allowing the audience to compare opportunities within the U.S. healthcare system. 1.000 n/a n/a 0.075 PS n/a
Problem Solving for Spanish Interpreters Professional Mentoring 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. 1.000 1.000 0.100 0.100 PS 1.000
Sexual History Taking and Sex Education: Guidelines for Medical Interpreters Advanced Training 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. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.100 PS 1.000
Medical Interpreting for Refugees: Research from New Zealand (FREE) Professional Mentoring As a professional nurse and medical interpreter, author Ineke Crezee describes results of research exploring vicarious trauma experienced by interpreters working with refugees. Concepts are applicable to interpreters working with refugees in any country. 1.000 1.000 n/a 0.100 PS n/a
Fragile Moments: Interpreting for Families in the NICU Advanced Training This presentation by Michelle Scott, RN explores the psychosocial dynamics of interpreting for families in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Terminology related to health professions and acronyms is covered. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.100 GS 1.000
Diabetes Nutrition Education: An Introduction for Interpreters Advanced Training In this interview, Registered Dietician Debra Hook explains special considerations for communicating with patients when providing nutrition education to diabetics in inpatient and outpatient settings. The corresponding online "Diabetes" glossary has 109 valuable terms! 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.075 PS 1.000
Medical Interpreters as Patient Navigators: Exploring the Intersection of Two Roles Keynote Speakers This video with physician and researcher Juan Gutierrez-Sanin explores an emerging, research-based model for patient navigators, by training medical interpreters using a specialized curriculum. 1.000 1.000 n/a 0.100 PS n/a
Interpreting for Refugees in Social Service Encounters Advanced Training From refugee camps to beyond resettlement, this interview with social worker Kathleen To explores psychosocial dynamics of refugees and techniques to assist interpreters in facilitating communication for social service encounters. 1.000 1.000 0.125 0.100 PS 1.000
Health Disparities and Language Access in the U.S. Keynote Speakers This video with researcher Maria Moreno, MPH explores ways in which health disparities in the United States can be minimized through adequate language accommodation mandates and practices. 1.000 0.750 n/a 0.100 PS n/a
The Willie Ramirez Case Study: Failed Communication and Tragic Results (FREE) Keynote Speakers 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. 1.000 0.750 n/a 0.075 PS 1.000
Technology in the Medical Interpreting Industry (FREE) Keynote Speakers This interview with professor and interpreter Katharine Allen, Co-President of InterpretAmerica, provides an overview of technology that is currently available in the medical interpreting industry for service provision and assignment scheduling, including suggestions for best practices. 1.000 n/a n/a 0.075 GS n/a
Hip Opener (FREE) Self-care (Free) In this exercise you will learn how to open your hips after a prolonged period of sitting. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Interpreting for Domestic Violence Encounters Advanced Training This interview with clinical psychologist Adriane Nada provides an overview of domestic violence services and guidelines for interpreters assigned to appointments at counseling sessions or crisis shelters. 1.000 1.000 0.100 0.100 PS 1.000
6 Movements of the Spine (FREE) Self-care (Free) This exercise shows you how to safely stretch your spine in six different directions while sitting at your desk. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Professionalism in Medical Interpreting Professional Mentoring Interpreting Professor Therese Mirande reviews the requirements of professional medical interpreting, including training and adherence to a professional code of ethics, and guides interpreters in using critical thinking to put theory about the four traditional roles into practice. n/a 0.500 n/a n/a n/a
Breathing Technique (FREE) Self-care (Free) In this exercise you will learn a simple breathing technique to help you release stress. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
A Focus on Clarifier and Culture Broker Roles in Medical Interpreting Professional Mentoring This interview with Laura Holcomb, CMI provides examples and guidance about how to put the "clarifier" and "culture broker" roles into practice when working with patients and providers. 1.000 0.750 n/a 0.100 PS n/a
Shoulder and Neck Rolls (FREE) Self-care (Free) In this exercise you will learn a simple stretch for you neck and shoulders. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Interpreting for Pediatric Speech & Language Therapy Advanced Training This interview with Rochelle Russell, Registered Speech Therapist, explores the dynamics of communicating with children in speech and language therapy encounters, with particular focus on the challenges that arise when working with different languages and cultures. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.075 PS 0.750
Maintaining a Neutral Spine in Your Seated Posture (FREE) Self-care (Free) In this exercise you will learn a simple technique to keep your posture from becoming slumped, in order to maintain a nice, neutral spine. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dynamics of Communication in Mental Health - Part 1 Advanced Training This first part of the interview with Susan Potts, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, covers the goals of counseling in an outpatient setting, as well as ways that interpreters can prepare for facilitating communication in emotionally-charged encounters. The corresponding medical glossary contains over 30 mental health terms. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.075 PS 1.000
Spinal Twist (FREE) Self-care (Free) In this exercise you will learn how to perform a safe spinal twist. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dynamics of Communication in Mental Health - Part 2 Advanced Training This second part of the interview with licensed clinical psychologist Susan Potts covers the goals of counseling in an outpatient setting, as well as ways that interpreters can prepare for facilitating communication in emotionally-charged encounters. The corresponding glossary contains over 30 mental health terms. 1.000 1.000 0.100 0.100 PS 1.000
Advanced Ethics—Part 1: Interpreter Codes of Ethics & Ethical Decision Making Professional Mentoring This video is the first in a 3-part “Advanced Ethics” series. Therese Mirande explores the 5 qualities of an ethical interpreter and explores the 5 steps for ethical decision-making. n/a 0.500 0.050 0.050 PS n/a
Interpreting for Trauma Survivors Advanced Training During this interview with physician Lucia Roncalli, normal physiological responses to psychological trauma are explained within the context of communicating with patients during a medical encounter. An actual patient/provider scenario allows the viewer to see therapy in action, while also providing an opportunity to practice interpreting the encounter. 1.000 1.000 0.100 0.100 PS 1.000
Advanced Ethics—Part 2: Self-Awareness & Cultural Identity Professional Mentoring This video is the second in a 3-part “Advanced Ethics” series. Therese Mirande goes beyond basics to examine aspects of self-awareness and cultural identity that form the basis for ethical decision-making. n/a 0.500 0.050 0.050 PS n/a
Interpreting for Medical Exams for Asylum Seekers Advanced Training Physician Lucia Roncalli describes the delicate nature of medical exams for asylum seekers and the ways in which the interpreter can best support communication. Vicarious trauma, both during and following the encounter, and self-care are discussed. The corresponding glossary contains 25 terms. n/a 1.000 0.100 0.100 PS 1.000
Advanced Ethics—Part 3: Ethical Situations to Consider Professional Mentoring This video is the third in a 3-part “Advanced Ethics” series. Therese Mirande goes beyond basics to present 5 scenarios with ethical dilemmas for participants to consider. She walks participants through the 5 steps of the decision-making process for each scenario. n/a 0.750 0.075 0.075 PS n/a
Interpreting for Physical Therapy Encounters - Part 1 (Theory) Advanced Training This interview with physical therapist Mary Sondag covers the role of the physical therapist, dynamics of communication with the patient and family members, and practical tips for interpreters. 1.000 0.750 0.075 0.100 PS 0.750
Interpreting for Physical Therapy Encounters - Part 2 (Demonstration) Advanced Training This demonstration with physical therapist Mary Sondag provides scenarios for common rehabilitation exercises and assistive devices. The guest talks to the "patient" as she would in a true-to-life encounter, allowing the viewer to practice interpreting. 1.000 0.250 n/a 0.050 PS 0.250
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