Medical Terminology Bootcamp: Boston, MA USA Sept 3, 2010
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Apr 12, 2010

Event: 2010 International Medical Interpreters Conference
Ensuring Patient Safety for Language Minority Patients
- A New Standard of Care -

September 3-5, 2010
The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts USA

This course reviews basic and specialized medical terminology. Terminology is explained in context using case studies related to the most common diagnoses per body system. The workbook will provide participants with additional exercises, examples, and resources that can be used for independent review of medical terminology.

Each case study includes presentation, anatomy, symptoms, diagnostics and procedures, medical equipment, treatments and medications, and medical specialties related to each body system.

1. Cardiovascular System: Myocardial Infarction, PTCA, CABG. The Emergency Department.
2. Musculoskeletal System: Orthopedics (Herniated Disc, joint replacement and fractures). Burns.
3. Gastrointestinal System: Abdominal pain (gastritis; appendicitis, laparoscopy, abdominal surgery)
4. Endocrine System: Diabetes, Insulin, nutrition counseling, bariatrics
5. Neurovascular System and Sensory Impairments: Stroke, spinal cord injury and rehabilitation.
6. Respiratory System: Tuberculosis. Pneumonia. Respiratory Failure (The Intensive Care Unit, ventilator support)
7. Renal and Reproductive System: Prostate and Kidney disease. Pregnancy and Delivery.
8. Oncology and the Immune System: Cancer terminology. HIV/AIDS. The infectious process and isolation precautions. Skin conditions.

September 3, 2010

8am - 5pm
1 hour Lunch Break from 12pm - 1pm in cafeteria (lunch not covered by fee)

2010 IMIA Conference - The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts USA (Conference information at

$100 for Conference Attendees / $150 for non-Attendees

To register go to:


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Interesting! Apr 13, 2010

That sounds really interesting - thanks so much for posting!!


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