C02-Healthcare C.L.A.S Standards, Level 1
|Availability:||This training is available on-demand|
Duration: 170 minutes
This course is part of a series of online workshops with lessons on a variety of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services topics, designed for working and aspiring translators, interpreters, and linguists as well as personnel working at all levels of the healthcare industry with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and other patients having limited knowledge of the “prevalent language” in their country of residence.
These effervescent CLAS Workshops are brief and intensive, emphasizing problem-solving. They are packed with ready-to-use tips and resources to start or expand your skills and productivity in our culturally diverse global village of the 21st century. Novel information is provided, along with useful tools to render culturally and linguistically appropriate services, specially in the healthcare industry, but generally in any other field, such as legal, financial, technical and business settings.
The courses may be taken individually or as a progressive series of bundles, in real time online on scheduled dates, on dates scheduled at your request, or on-demand at your own pace in video format. Additionally, each participant who purchases a bundle will receive a free bonus lesson in project management plus a free one-on-one career-planning 1/2 hr session with Claudia (via Skype) to help you design your personalized roadmap to your professional future in the industry, or to discuss in detail any topic of particular interest to you.
A ProZ.com Certificate of BASIC CLAS KNOWLEDGE will be issued to Bundle Participants
Each 3hr session: 40 USD individually
Discount if you purchase the 4-session bundle: 120USD per bundle (plus 1/2 hr personalized video or phone interview)
CLAS Lesson 01 - Cross-Cultural Communication
CLAS Lesson 02 - Healthcare Standards
CLAS Lesson 03 - Privacy and Confidentiality
CLAS Lesson 04 - Hispanic Market
Bonus Lesson - The Tribal Mentality
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|Summary:||Do you want to earn a new set of skills? Develop a specialty? Start a complementary career? Create a new stream of revenue for your business adding a new service? Find out what you need to become a medical translator and interpreter.
This 180-minute workshop will explain the profession of medical translators and interpreters in the USA. Healthcare interpreters and translators provide language services to healthcare patients with limited English proficiency, helping them to communicate with doctors, nurses, and other emergency room, medical and hospital staff, and convert into the target language the needed forms, brochures and other patient materials issued by hospitals, doctors’ offices and medical facilities.
This introduction will explain the basic elements to enter the growing field of medical interpreting and translation, understand the roles, responsibilities and boundaries, explore the challenges and ethical dilemmas, study specific techniques needed to ensure accuracy, and the concepts, skills and knowledge needed to pursue certification. It will also review the importance of medical terminology, as well as the legal environment created by HIPAA and Executive Order 13166 “Improving access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency”.
Language Service Providers and/or their freelancers
Bilingual personnel working or aspiring to work in the healthcare industry
Cross-cultural communicators, interculturalists, as well as administrators and clinical/medical personnel who deal with or want to learn about Cultural Diversity in healthcare
"CLAS" Bundle 2 of 4
This workshop renders an introduction to the current state of healthcare in the USA and the growing need for translators and interpreters. It describes the requirements to work in the industry. Attendees will be able to decide if medical translation and interpreting is something they would like to pursue and, if so, the next steps to prepare for this growing field.
Fully bilingual, with at least one of the languages being English.
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Price: 15.00 USD
Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat Participation fee includes unlimited access to the recording. How do I purchase the video? To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and an invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records. How do I access the video?Once the payment is processed you will be able to watch the video here Online Workshop C02: "CLAS" HEALTHCARE STANDARDS (in the Global Village of the 21st Century).
Claudia Brauer View feedback | View all courses
|Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.|
She has designed and delivered more than 200 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.
The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.
Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.
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