Wait. They're Going to Operate on the Wrong Leg! Advocacy for Community and Medical Interpreters

SKU#: 38 Advocacy
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A simple “how-to kit” on advocacy for interpreters that explains what advocacy is, whether to do it and how to manage it.

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:  1.5 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): 1.5 CCHI CE hours
  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define advocacy for community and medical interpreters.
  • Use a decision-making protocol to determine if, when and how to advocate as a community or medical interpreter.

What you will get:

 How this lesson will improve your practice:

You will:

  • Understand what advocacy for interpreters means.
  • Know if or when you should advocate.
  • Have clear and simple steps to follow to help you make that decision.
  • Understand that advocacy isn’t always wrong—but if you do it, you are stepping outside the interpreter’s role.
  • Make informed decisions about advocacy in your daily practice.

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