Medical Vocabulary: Interpreter Training

  • 05/05/2018
  • 05/06/2018
  • 2 sessions
  • 05/05/2018, 13:00 17:00 (PDT)
  • 05/06/2018, 13:00 17:00 (PDT)
  • South Seattle College - West Seattle Campus 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106 (OLY 204)


This 8-hour Medical Vocabulary class will cover the following:

  • The Latin and Greek basis of medical terminology.
  • Critical English vocabulary of: the circulatory system - the digestive system - the respiratory system - the male and female reproductive systems - the endocrine system - the musculoskeletal system - the nervous system.
  • Terminology related to tests, procedures and symptoms
  • Common acronyms in health care.
  • A system to expand your bilingual medical vocabulary over time.

Instructor 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.

WA DSHS: 8 continuing education credits have been pre-approved.

Please note this is not a NOTIS event. For more information and to register, please visit this link.

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