SPA 113 - Introduction to Spanish Interpretation in Medical Settings
This course is designed for students who are proficient in English and Spanish, and are interested in pursuing a career in the medical industry. It is also ideal for bilingual healthcare professionals who want to expand their skill-sets or maintain their interpreting competencies.
This course will introduce fully bilingual students to the principles of spoken language interpreting between English and Spanish in medical settings. The course covers the code of ethics, national standards, and medical interpreter’s responsibilities as well as cultural awareness and legal issues. The course also introduces human anatomy and physiology central to effective medical interpreting.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 and SPA 203
Note: This course will not certify a student to be an interpreter, but it will help prepare the student for acceptance into a medical interpreting program
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