Medical interpreters should be proficient in the terminology and protocols of hospital chaplains.
Home visits present a unique environment for medical interpreters. Here are some tips on how to ease into these unfamiliar environments.
Interpreters need to use the appropriate tone of voice to carry the meaning through the words.
Interpreters need to convey an accurate message, not edit the speaker’s message or style of speech.
What does your professional journey look like so far? Where are you headed? Use this exercise to map your professional experiences and goals.
Prior to going to Portland, Maine, the only thing I knew about the city was that it had good seafood. It turns out that Portland is much more diverse than I ever expected.
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All healthcare interpreters should experience what it's lik to rely on an interpreter for their own communication needs.
There are many happy moments in healthcare interpreting, but if you're considering making it a career, you need to ask yourself if you can handle the situations that aren't so rose-colored.
The interpreter's adherence to ethical role boundaries can leave an interpreter feeling unfulfilled and frustrated. Find alternative ways to counterbalance these frustrations.
The medical interpreter’s professional and ethical expectations apply to everyone in every encounter. How does this influence social or personal relationships between professionals?
Being in touch with current events is relevant to the work of medical interpreters, but it can get overwhelming and exhausting. Be sure to find bright spots when keeping up on the news.
Not many people get to see the amazing work of medical interpreters. If only they could!
Medical interpreter deal with pain on a daily basis. Some types of pain are especially challenging to interpret.