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May 14, 2021
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HSC 415 - Spa Med Interpret &Translation
Spanish Medical Interpreting and Translation
Prerequisites: HSC 225

This course forms part of a series of required courses for the Spanish Medical Interpreting Minor. In this course, students will begin with an overview of the U.S. Healthcare System as well as national ethics and standards for healthcare interpreters. Students will gain knowledge in theoretical and practical medical interpreting skills, protocols and requirements as well as legal interpreting in healthcare. Students will learn and employ medical terminology in ten human body systems: musculoskeletal, integumentary, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, immune, digestive, urinary and reproductive, as well as terminology used in medical tests and procedures. They will also learn the common Latin and Greek roots and affixes found in medical term. This course will also explore special topics such as HIPPA, universal precautions and differntial diagnosis, and will ultimately prepare students for medical interpreter certification.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Sciences Department

Prerequisite HSC/SPA 415

General Requirements:
Course or Test: HSC 225
May not be taken concurrently.

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