Health Interpreting - PDA1020

Health Interpreting

Professional development short course

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in healthcare settings. Topics covered include the healthcare system, communication between medical practitioners and patients, and special considerations when working with patients from CALD backgrounds. The short course is composed of presentations from experts in the healthcare field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

These professional development short courses are run with the support of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.

Students may also apply for a bursary which allows for a heavily discounted enrolment fee in cases of financial hardship. Bursary applicants must satisfy the criteria to be considered. The cut-off date for bursary applications is 7 days before the course start date.

At a glance

Date
To be advised for 2020

Time
9:30

Length
2 Days

Location
Monash Law Chambers

Cost
$433
$390 (10% discount for AUSIT and ASLIA members)

Aims:

To establish best practice when interpreting in healthcare settings.

Topics covered:

Topics covered include the healthcare system, communication between medical practitioners and patients, and special considerations when working with patients from CALD backgrounds.

Assessment:

Your presenter will identify a variety of practical tasks during the course.

Recognition:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn up to 40 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.3 and 1.4 of NAATI Recertification Catalogue). A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.