Medical training for translators? ORLive and ORLive's free broadcasts
Thread poster: Catherine GUILLIAUMET

Catherine GUILLIAUMET  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:37
English to French
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Jan 17, 2012

Hi !

I don't know if you know the site and the newsletter, both called
"ORLive" (understand : Operating Room Live)

I've been subscribing to both for years, even if I never translate
surgery- or devices/surgical instruments- related documents.

It is an excellent source of medical information. The subscription is
for free.

Most of the information is provided as videos or broadcasts.

As an example, here is the announcement for tomorrow, that I copied
from their site :

Live Broadcast
Plastic Reconstructive Procedures Using the V-Loc^(TM) Absorbable
Wound Closure Device

Live January 18, 2012 6:00 PM (CET = 18h00), 12:00 AM (EST)

The site main URL is :

I think this site might be of great help for medical translators wishing
to improve their training.

Have a nice evening

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Jing Nie
Local time: 00:37
Member (2011)
English to Chinese
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Interesting, I will try. Jan 18, 2012

Usually, if I translate a surgery procedure, I will search for related information and related videos and watch them. I never thought of studying medicine everyday.

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Fiona Grace Peterson  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:37
Italian to English
Excellent link! Jan 11, 2013

What a wonderful site, Catherine, thank you so much for sharing!

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