Apr 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog
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SPAN 451 - Introduction to Healthcare Interpreting


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite: SPAN 301   or SPAN 302   with a grade of B- or better, or consent of instructor
Description: This course provides an introduction to the profession of healthcare interpreting from English into Spanish and vice versa. It includes ample practice in the three most frequent modes of interpretation in medical settings (i.e., sight translation, simultaneous interpretation, and consecutive interpretation). Topics include medical terminology, the role of the interpreter, code of ethics, standards of practice, interpreting laws, and multicultural interactions.
Graded: Letter Grade
GenEd: Language



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