Introduction to Medical Interpreting
This 2-hour online workshop is beneficial for beginners in the field of interpreting, and an excellent refresher for seasoned interpreters, in particular for those interpreters who passed the certification exam.
About the workshop
This workshop will provide comprehensive yet brief concepts of medical interpreting to bilingual participants.
By the end of this workshop, participants will learn:
How to become a medical interpreter
How to prepare for medical interpreting assignments
How to follow professional conduct in medical interpreting
About the Instructor
Young Joe has worked as a professional interpreter, primarily in healthcare, legal, and community for 15 years. Before she became the first Certified Medical Interpreter in Canada in 2016, she earned her master’s degrees in Translation & Interpreting and in International Relations from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia in 2008. As an enthusiastic interpreting trainer, she teaches medical interpreting skills at Simon Fraser University and provides training for students in health care and social work discipline at UBC.
Registration Deadline: Aug 31 (Midnight PST)
Cancellations made 24 hours before the event are eligible for a refund.
This is an online Webinar via Zoom. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants the day before the session.