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2021-2022 Catalog
INT 6436: Healthcare Interpreting

Course Description for Healthcare Interpreting

INT6436: Healthcare Interpreting

Description: This course involves developing a knowledge base of medical terminology and biological and institutional systems encountered in healthcare settings as well as the legal and ethical foundation for interpreter qualification. Students will apply this knowledge base to equivalent linguistic and cultural interpretations in specific healthcare settings with emphasis on substance abuse and addiction, systemic health conditions, and end-of-life palliative care.