Health Interpreting

HEALTH INTERPRETING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSE

Dates:

Friday 17 & 24 August 2018, from 9:30am to 5:00 pm. Applications have now closed.
(Attendance is required at both sessions)

Location:

Monash University, Caulfield Campus, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East, 3145.

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:

Applications for the course running on Fridays 17 and 24 August 2018 have now closed.  If you’re not already on our mailing list, join it through this link to be notified once applications open for the next intake.

 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 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.