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Medical Interpreters

The language of care: Interpreters link doctors, patients at Rockford hospitals

To read an enlightening story about a Spanish interpreter working at a hospital in Illinois and how he came to the job he’s at now, see this article here. The article also says the following about the job outlook for the language industry: The job outlook for interpreters and translators is bright, according to the… Read more

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Resource: How Interpreters Self-Regulate by Rachel Herring!

This week’s resource is a brand-new PhD thesis by a veteran college instructor, Rachel Herring. Of note: her dissertation director is the world-renowned researcher on interpreting: Barbara Moser-Mercer of the University of Geneva. Herring’s topic is dialogue interpreting (often, though not always, a synonym for community interpreting). The thesis explores the many ways that interpreters monitor their… Read more

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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: See the Interpreting as a Career… Read more

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

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