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Medical Interpreters

Webinar for Mandarin Interpreters on 10/19/18

HCIN-Learn will offer a CE webinar for Mandarin interpreters “My Broken Heart: A Case Study of an Elderly Patient’s Multiple Cardiac Problems” on October 19, 2018 at 9 am PT/ 10 am CT, 12 pm ET. The presenters are Chi-Wei Chang, RN, CHI™, and Kun “Jasmine” Shi, RN, CHI™, staff Mandarin interpreters from Michigan Medicine. Webinar attendance is free, the… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Webinar

Acting as a cultural broker: how medical interpreters navigate the patient-provider relationship

The heart of Sergio Choy’s job as a medical interpreter is to capture the spirit of the message between patient and medical provider. . “You hear things like, ‘I’m feeling a little blue today,’ in English, but not in other languages. You can’t feel a color in Spanish,” said Choy, who translates between English and… READ MORE »

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“Interpreting as a Career” Orientation and Onsite Hiring Event 10/16/18

“Interpreting as a Career”  Orientation and Onsite Hiring Event at 800 West Broadway               **FREE EVENT** Tuesday, October 16, 2018 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm 800 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411 Workforce Center Area – First Floor Area Sign-up link for attendees: https://goo.gl/JyNzxw See the Interpreting as a Career… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATION DAY FROM UMTIA!

UMTIA would like to take a moment to recognize the many excellent translators & interpreters out there both here in Minnesota and beyond! We appreciate all the great work you do and the huge effort you make to do quality work and be the best you can be. We know you aren’t recognized enough! And… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Remote Interpreting, Translators

UMTIA Event on 10/6/18: Interpreting for Special Education

Interpreting for Special Education Medical Interpreting in the School Setting Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:00 am – 12:30 pm LOCATION: Minnesota Department of Education Conference Center A (rooms 13 & 14) 1500 Highway 36 West Roseville, MN 55113-4266 Register here! Objective: A panel of providers, interpreters and academics will discuss the challenges that arise when… READ MORE »

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