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Infection Control and Industrial Safety for Medical Interpreters

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MasterWord is happy to bring you this important, complimentary training, designed by Linda Golley and presented by Certified Trainers and Interpreters, Whitney Gissell and Gabriela Siebach. Training in Infection Control and industrial safety is as vital for medical interpreters as it is for other members of the heath care team. We hope you enjoy this timely presentation of Linda Golley’s material and thank her for her contribution to interpreter education. What interpreters who have taken the training have already said:  “Excellent opportunity for gaining advanced knowledge in a most important subject.” “Thank You! I listened to all of it! Great…

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Advanced Memory and Note Taking Workshop

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These two skills are critical for consecutive interpreters, particularly in the health care setting. This workshop uses proven techniques that dramatically increase the quality and quantity of information an interpreter can process. A detailed look into why and how certain memory techniques work well for interpreters, while others do more harm than good, goes far beyond basics learned in interpreter training programs. Note taking methods covered in this workshop are shown to work in conjunction with specific memory techniques rather than as another option for message retention. The idea that a pre-formulated list of symbols and acronyms should be adopted…

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