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HO 180
Fundamentals of Spanish/English Medical Translation


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 10

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10


Description
Designed to help students attain the skills for Spanish/English language translation to be used in health care settings. Students will participate in written and oral translation methodologies. This course is both a foundation for HO 182 Fundamentals of Interpreting II and provides preparation for the Washington State Translator Certification Exam. Prerequisite: HO 109.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe industry placement and occupational demand for Medical Translators.
  • Define the primary roles and purpose of the Medical Translator.
  • Produce translations of common medical documents.
  • Abide by the standards and ethics for Translators professional practice.
  • Cite the requirements for Translator Certification.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to Role of the Medical Translator
  • Translator Code of Ethics
  • Translation Resources
  • Translating medical handouts, forms and publications
  • Translating for Target Audience or Regional Variations
  • The 10 Specifications of the Translator Work Assignment
  • Washington State Translator Certification preparation
  • National Certification requirements

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.