INTERPRETING FOR PALLIATIVE CARE - SPRING 2020 (ARCOS)

  • 03/28/2020
  • 04/04/2020
  • 2 sessions
  • 03/28/2020, 13:00 17:00 (PDT)
  • 04/04/2020, 13:00 17:00 (PDT)
  • South Seattle College (West Seattle Campus) - 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106 (OLY 204)

INTERPRETING FOR PALLIATIVE CARE - SPRING 2020

This healthcare interpreting workshop helps professionals develop their understanding of palliative care services [8 CE credits].

CONTENT

Palliative care seeks to optimize quality of life and to relieve physical and emotional suffering through pain management, comfort care, and spiritual support. It relies on regular, clear communication between patients, providers, and families. Interpreters are key members of any palliative care team serving LEP families.

For interpreters, conversations involving palliative care are often very difficult to convey. This is especially true with patients who are at the end of their life. The challenge is not only linguistic, it is also cultural and emotional.

This 8-hour workshop, designed by a team of interpreters and palliative care specialists, has been created to support interpreters who work in such settings. It includes:

  • An Introduction to Palliative Care

  • Interpreting Skills Applied to Palliative Care

  • The Vocabulary of Palliative Care

  • Sight Translation in Palliative Care

  • The Impact of Emotion and Belief on Interpreting

This multimedia, interactive training includes videos, PowerPoint presentations, vocabulary exercises and practice of both consecutive interpreting and sight translation. Bilingual medical glossaries and practice activities are provided in Cantonese/traditional Chinese, Mandarin/simplified Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Trainer: Cindy Roat, MPH

Further information and registration at https://www.arcos.institute/trainings/palliative-care

*Please note that NOTIS is not sponsoring or organizing this event. Please contact ARCOS INSTITUTE for more information.*

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