Health Interpreting - PDA1020

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, as well as special considerations when working with patients from CALD backgrounds. The short course combines presentations from experts in the healthcare field, experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises aimed at developing the required skills to provide best practice.

Fees

$476
$428 (10% discount for Professionals Australia, 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 be eligible to earn up to 50 PD points (40 PD Points - Section 1.2 AND 10 PD Points - Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

Course Structure

This program comprises a combination of one live interactive Zoom session and over eight hours of self-directed learning.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn up to 50 PD points (40 PD Points - Section 1.2 AND 10 PD Points - Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to those that meet the requirements of the course.

This professional development short course is delivered with the support of the State Government of Victoria through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.

Terms and conditions