C02.1-C.L.A.S. Healthcare Standards

Formats: Webinar presentations
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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Aug 23, 2011 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 180 minutes.

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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



Participation fee:
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)

Purchase 4 (four) online workshops and get the 5th lesson as a bonus.


CLAS Lesson 01 - Cross-Cultural Communication
CLAS Lesson 02 - Healthcare Standards
CLAS Lesson 03 - Privacy and Confidentiality
CLAS Lesson 04 - Hispanic Market
Bonus Lesson - Online Workshop C05: The Tribal Mentality




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Language:English
Description
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”.
Target audience
Professional Interpreters
Aspiring Interpreters
Professional Translators
Aspiring Translators
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
Learning objectives
\"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.
Prerequisites
Fully bilingual, with at least one of the languages being English.
Program
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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
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After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
 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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Welcome!Aug 9, 2011

I hope you will enjoy this course and take advantage of the Bundle offers.

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