Medical Terminology for Interpreters: Anatomy and Physiology for Interpreters Part 2

SKU#: 50 Anatomy and Physiology 2
Special Price $60.00 Regular Price $70.00
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A clear, simple overview of anatomy and physiology designed to strengthen interpreters’ medical understanding and accuracy. Part 2 focuses on five body systems: the endocrine, immune, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.

All course content is presented in English, with multiple opportunities to practice all your working languages.  That makes the program perfect for interpreters who speak or sign ANY language.

Course length: 3 hours

Course access period: 60 days from purchase date

Once purchased, course access cannot be paused. See our FAQ for information on purchasing course access extensions or purchase your course extension here.

Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).

Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.


  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 3 CCHI CE hours (1 Performance-Based)
  • International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.3 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs
  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 3 CE credits
  • Pennsylvania Interpreter Certification Program (ICP): 3 CEUs
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 3 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define anatomy and physiology and name the main organs and functions of five additional 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 instructor: 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
  • 19 interactive exercises, activities and quizzes designed to enhance interpreters’ medical understanding of anatomy and physiology
  • A role play on Type 1 diabetes
  • A sight translation exercise
  • 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.
  • 26 anatomical diagrams
  • Self-testing of medical terms for 10 body systems
  • 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

You will:

  • 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.

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