Health Interpreting

HEALTH INTERPRETING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSE

Dates:

Friday 23 & 24 August 2019, from 9:30am to 5:00 pm.
(Attendance is required at both sessions)

Location:

Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, 3000 VIC.

Duration:

14 hours, composed of face-to-face sessions split over two days.

PD points towards revalidation:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 40 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.2 and 1.4 of NAATI Recertification Catalogue)

 About the course:

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in healthcare settings. Topics covered include the healthcare system, communication between medical practitioners and patients, and special considerations when working with patients from CALD backgrounds. The short course is composed of presentations from experts in the healthcare field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

These professional development short courses are run with the support of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.

 

Intended audience:

The course is aimed at practising interpreters who are already working in the industry. It is open to interpreters of all languages.

 Cost:

$433 (GST included).

AUSIT and ASLIA members receive a 10% discount: $390 (GST included).

 Application process:

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 Attendance requirements:

Participants are required to attend all face-to-face hours of the course.

Certificates of Completion will be issued to participants who attend all face-to-face hours of the course, and complete all self-study activities.

Payment conditions:

Payment of course fees is to be made via credit card. Instructions for payment will be provided to successful applicants following the submission of the application form. Refunds can only be provided when participants are unable to attend due to illness or other unavoidable circumstance, upon provision of relevant material evidence.