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SPAN 451 - Introduction to Healthcare Interpreting


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 321   or Consent of Instructor
Introduction to profession of healthcare interpreting from English into Spanish and vice versa. Includes ample practice in three most frequent modes of interpretation in medical settings (i.e., sight translation, simultaneous interpretation, and consecutive interpretation). Topics include medical terminology, role of interpreter, code of ethics, standards of practice, interpreting laws, and multicultural interactions.
Graded: Letter Grade
Graduation Requirement(s): Language with C- or better





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