Translating Diagnostic Imaging. Part 4 (New!)

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Medical translation

Course summary
Start time:Apr 25 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

This course is approved for one (1) American Translators Association Continuing Education point or a total of four (4) points for all four webinars.



Each online session from the bundle can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in FOUR sessions from the series you can purchase them at the special early bird price here: 120 USD 90 USD.

Find the training sessions from the series below:

* January 17 Translating Diagnostic Imaging. Part 1.

* February 21 Translating Diagnostic Imaging. Part 2.

* Mart 21 Translating Diagnostic Imaging. Part 3 (New!)

* April 25 Translating Diagnostic Imaging. Part 4 (New!)



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* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to video recording and handouts (available within one working week after the session),
* a certificate of attendance available for download from your ProZ.com profile.

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Language:English
Duration:60 minutes
Description
In Part 4 of the 'Diagnostic Imaging' series, we will take a look at nuclear medicine in the context of imaging, in which radioactive substances are used to diagnose and treat disease. We will focus on single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) scans, which are the two most common imaging modalities in nuclear medicine. We will explore how imaging using radiopharmaceuticals that are taken internally (intravenously or orally) differs from radiographs (from Part 1 of the Webinar series), in which external radiation is passed through the body to form an image. Finally, we will examine how new, hybrid scanning techniques, such as SPECT/CT and PET/CT, can be used to create superimposed images. The Webinar will combine an explanation of the medical concepts with terminology and real-life translation examples to address the main challenges of these reports.

At the end of this session, participants will be able:
  • To define and understand the essential concepts nuclear medicine.
  • To understand the essential terminology necessary to read and translate nuclear medicine imaging reports.
  • To identify the main terminological challenges in nuclear medicine and hybrid scanning.
  • To identify multilingual resources for nuclear medicine terminology.
Target audience
Translators already specialising in medical translation. Translators considering crossing exploring a more specialised and technical area of medical translation. Translators with a healthcare background wishing to improve their source-target terminology skills.
Learning objectives
At the end of this session, participants will be able:
- To define and understand the essential concepts nuclear medicine.
- To understand the essential terminology necessary to read and translate nuclear medicine imaging reports.
- To identify the main terminological challenges in nuclear medicine and hybrid scanning.
- To identify multilingual resources for nuclear medicine terminology.
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows 7 – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

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Trainer
Erin Lyons    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Erin M. Lyons is a full-time French to English and Italian to English translator, medical writer, and consultant and the Owner and President of BiomedNouvelle. Her primary areas of focus include clinical research, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and cosmetic products and she has split her professional career between Europe and the U.S. She has a BA in Romance Languages and Literature from the University of Chicago and an MA in Italian and French Translation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She has presented at several ATA Annual Conferences, as well as at the 2011 World Congress of the International Federation of Translators and the 2013 ProZ.com International Conference (Porto) and 6th Annual Congress and Training in France (Biarritz).
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