When: October 6, 2018 at 12:30 pm ET/ 11:30 am CT/ 10:30 am MT/ 9:30 am PT
CE hours accredited: 1.5 CE hours (CEAP ID #08820)
Presenter: Margarita S. Bekker, CoreCHI™, Lead Interpreter (Russian), Stanford University Medical Center
Join us for CCHI’s first webinar for Russian medical interpreters!
Some areas of health care are especially challenging to interpreters due to both density of highly specialized terminology and cultural differences in approaching related conditions and treatments. Additionally, interpreting for either pediatric or geriatric patients requires adjustment of regular interpreting techniques to ensure better communication between patients and providers. This presentation focuses on the medical concepts, terminology and protocols/procedures related to joint replacement, including peri-operative patient education, surgery and post-operative rehabilitation, with the attention to the fact that mostly geriatric patients undergo such procedures.
Margarita Bekker, CoreCHI™, is Lead Russian Interpreter, Education and Training, at Stanford University Medical Center, and Chair of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters. Margarita is a certified Bridging the Gap trainer. She was a Russian Language Coach at the City College of San Francisco HCI program. Since 2012, she has been a curriculum developer and instructor of healthcare interpreting courses (Russian) for master-level distance learning program at Glendon School of Translation at York University, Toronto, Canada. Margarita is a former President of the California Healthcare Interpreting Association and a former Chairperson of the CHIA Conference Committee.
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