Medical Terminology for Interpreters: Anatomy and Physiology for Interpreters Part 1
A clear, simple overview of anatomy and physiology designed to strengthen interpreters’ medical understanding and accuracy. Part 1 focuses on five body systems: the integumentary, musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory and nervous systems.
Course length: 3 hours
Course access period: Two months
Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 80% or above).
Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.
- Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 3 CCHI CE hours
- International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.3 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs
- Washington State Department of Social Health Services: Pending
- Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 3 CE credits
- Pennsylvania Interpreter Certification Program (ICP): 3 CEUs
- Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 3 OCCI PDUs
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Define anatomy and physiology and name the main organs and functions of five human body systems.
- Interpret basic terms for body parts, functions, common diseases and conditions related to those five body systems.
What you will get:
- Your video host: Sylvana Fernández-Ellauri, MD (Uruguay), CMI, Spanish
- A step-by-step introduction to anatomy and physiology, with videos, audio, visually engaging materials and easy-to-understand diagrams
- 14 interactive exercises, activities and quizzes designed to enhance interpreters’ medical understanding of anatomy and physiology
- A workbook of 24 pages written by your host (a doctor and certified interpreter): The Human Body, Its Diseases and Conditions: A Review Workbook of Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Interpreters.
- About 30 anatomical diagrams
- One handbook in ebook format: Medical Terminology for Interpreters
- All course material reviewed by an MD and Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI)
- Course completion certificate
How this course will improve your practice
- Acquire greater medical accuracy as an interpreter through a deeper knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
- Gain a better understanding of how human body systems work together.
- Know how to apply this knowledge while interpreting related terms.
- Enhance your ability to understand and accurately interpret the roughly 75% of medical terminology that derive from Greek or Latin roots.
- Support patient safety through enhanced knowledge and accuracy.