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Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting Language Assessment
January 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$50
January 2015 – April 2015
Berkshire AHEC is offering a “Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting” for bilingual and multilingual individuals in Western Massachusetts.
The components of the program include practical applications of fundamental interpreting skills, effective communication in the triad (client-provider-interpreter), listening and memory skills, comprehensive medical terminology in target languages, human anatomy and physiology vital to effective medical interpreting, and methods of interpreting in special settings. Role playing and medical terminology are incorporated into each session.
A certificate of completion is provided upon completing the course and passing the final exam. Students may receive college credits and professional contact hours in nursing and social work. Classes will be held at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield MA & UMass Center at Springfield in Springfield
Required language assessments are scheduled for:
Saturday, January 9, 2016 8-11am Berkshire Medical Center 725 North Street, Pittsfield MA – Dining Room D
Thursday, January 14, 2016 5-8pm Berkshire AHEC 703 West Housatonic Street, Suite 208, Pittsfield MA – Conference Room
Saturday, January 16, 2016 9 am – Noon UMass at Springfield, Tower Square, 1500 Main Street, Springfield, MA
Pre-registration is required.