Introduction to Medical Terminology: Brain and nervous system, respiratory system, sensory system.

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Medical translation

Course summary
Start time:Nov 8, 2012 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 180 minutes.

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15 November at 2 pm GMT Introduction to Medical Terminology: Cardiovascular and lymphatic systems, skeletal and muscular systems
22 November at 2 pm GMT Introduction to Medical Terminology: Integumentary and gastrointestinal systems
29 November at 2 pm GMT Introduction to Medical Terminology: Endocrine and urinary systems, male and female reproductive systems

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Language:English
Summary:This course will consist of a series of interactive three hour workshops designed to provide participants with a broad knowledge of English medical terminology. For the purpose of organization, each organ system will be presented and discussed separately. This includes basic anatomical terms, diagnostic procedures and common pathological conditions. All of the information presented is indispensable to those wishing to enter the field of medical translation. The first workshop will concentrate on the brain and nervous system, respiratory system and sensory system. The second workshop will discuss the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems, skeletal and muscular systems; the third workshop will delve into the integumentary and gastrointestinal systems, and the fourth workshop will focus on the endocrine and urinary systems, male and female reproductive systems.
Description
This course will consist of a series of interactive workshops designed to provide participants with a broad knowledge of English medical terminology. For the purpose of organization, each organ system will be presented and discussed separately. This includes basic anatomical terms, diagnostic procedures and common pathological conditions.


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Target audience
Translators new to the medical field.
Translators considering specializing in medicine.
Learning objectives
Students will learn how to analyze and understand English medical terminology, including prefixes, root words and suffixes. These are invaluable skills for translators specializing (or wish to specialize) in the medical field. They will also learn the basic anatomy of the human body, as well as common pathological conditions and diagnostic procedures common to each body system. In addition, students will be able to practice what they've learned through real-time exercises with instant feedback from the instructor.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

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

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Registration and payment information
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

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
 Carmen Cross    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Carmen Cross has been a professional medical translator of German and Arabic medical documents since 2005. She holds a Bachelor's and two Master's in Arabic language and linguistics, as well as an Arabic-English translation certificate from New York University. In addition to medicine and biotechnology, she is also interested in foreign language acquisition and linguistics. Like her page on Facebook
Comments about this course

Introduction to Medical Terminology: Brain and nervous system, respiratory system, sensory system.

Yaotl Altan Identity Verified
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good overviewSep 14, 2012

The overview seems pretty good with examples and detailed explanation. I liked it.

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APT Ltd
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how to access video/course material?Nov 9, 2012

I attended this course yesterday and was told that we could still access a video for a week - is there a link? And during the course, material with exercises etc were mentioned, where can we find those? thanks in advance!

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