Advanced medical terminology for interpreters
This advanced healthcare interpreting class is for interpreters who have taken "Medical terminology for interpreters" with Arcos Institute before and left wanting for more.
Designed for those who took Medical Terminology for Interpreters and left wanting more, this class will take your knowledge of the language of healthcare to the next level. This 8-hour class will cover the following:
A quick review of key concepts covered in Medical Terminology for Interpreters (term architecture, register, and body systems).
The anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, the integumentary system, the immune system, and the urinary system.
Tests, procedures, symptoms, and common conditions related to these systems.
Creation of and practice with bilingual glossaries.
Exercises and practice sessions.
A final self-assessment.
This workshop will be conducted in English, with opportunities and resources available to build equivalent vocabulary in a non-English target language.
Pre-requisite: having attended Arcos Institute's "Medical terminology for interpreters"
This class relies on Medical Terminology for Interpreters, 4th edition.
WA DSHS: 8 regular continuing education credits: pending.
CCHI: 8 regular continuing education credits: pending.
IMIA (for NBCMI): 8 regular continuing education credits: pending.
AOC: 8 regular continuing education credits: pending.
Do you need credits for another organization? Contact us.
This class will be offered online. About a week before the first day of class, you will receive information on the simple steps you will take to be ready to join the class from your device.
We ask that you connect from a device with a big enough screen: please use a computer with a webcam or a laptop (no phone or Ipad/tablet).
Cindy Roat, MPH, is a trainer of interpreters, educators and healthcare providers, and a consultant to healthcare facilities, helping them improve their language access services. An internationally renowned trailblazer in the healthcare interpreting field, Cindy is a founding member and past Co-chair of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care, a founding member of the Washington State Coalition on Language Access (WASCLA), and a former board member of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society (NOTIS), where she organizes and teaches workshops for healthcare interpreters. Cindy is widely recognized as an engaging public speaker and assiduous advocate for limited-English-proficient populations.
Arcos Institute's Medical Terminology for Interpreters.
TerminologyCreation of and practice with bilingual glossaries.
Interactive exercises that you can do on your own or in group online
Day 1/2 - Saturday, December 9th, 10 am to 12 pm [30-min break] and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm Pacific Time (-8 GMT).
Day 2/2 - Saturday, December 16th, 10 am to 12 pm [30-min break] and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm Pacific Time (-8 GMT).
This is an 8-hour training that spans over two consecutive Saturdays (half a session in the morning and half a session in the afternoon). Participants who complete the training attend both Saturdays and all sessions.
For regular, individual registrations, please scroll up and click on the Register button.
For all the other options:
Team sign-up. Find two other interpreters to sign up with you, fill out this form and receive a 10% discount.
Any Class Bundle. You get an 8% discount if you sign up for any two classes we offer within the year at once here.
Early bird registration. Use the following discount code at the checkout when registering by November 9th for a 5% discount: EBAMTFL23
Employer registration. If you would like your employer to pay for your professional development, please have them fill out and submit this form.
Requirements for completion
Please read carefully the following requirements for completion:
To receive a Certificate of Successful Completion, participants have to attend 100% of the course. Participants are required to be on time for every class and to not leave before the end of the class.
Arcos Institute will issue the Certificate of Completion within 1 week from the last day of training.
Obtaining CE Credits with DSHS: Please read paragraph 4.7.4 CE activities on page 46 of the LTC Gateway User Manual. We cannot guarantee that this resource is always up to date. For more accurate information, please contact the organization at email@example.com or visit the website.
Obtaining CE Credits with CCHI: Please read page 20 of the CCHI_Renewal_Handbook. We cannot guarantee that this resource is always up to date. For more accurate information, please contact the organization at firstname.lastname@example.org please or visit the website.
Obtaining CE Credits with IMIA (for NBCMI): For more information please contact the organization at email@example.com please or visit the website.
If you have any concerns, please reach out to the organization as we cannot answer specific questions regarding your status or any other query.