Introduction to Interpreting Ethics and Roles in Healthcare

  • 19 Sep 2017
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
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Introduction to Interpreting Ethics and Roles in Healthcare
(This is also a Review of CHIA Standards for Certified Interpreters.  Two CCHI CEUs approved.  NBCMI/IMIA accept CCHI-approvided CE hours.)

1 - 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
7601 E. Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242 

This program is hosted by Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.  Their employees will make up the primary audience. 

All others, up to ten non-County attendees, may register for $20 via this CHIA webpage to ensure a spot and to receive information about the building, room number, and parking.

About the program:  After a brief presentation about patients' rights to language access services, the importance of trained and qualified interpreters, and how the publication, CALIFORNIA STANDARDS FOR HEALTHCARE INTERPRETERS: Ethical Principles, Protocols, and Guidance on Roles & Intervention, is structured to guide interpreters through the complex task of healthcare interpreting, participants will consult their own free copies of the booklet as they discuss common dilemmas in small groups.  Bring your own anecdotes about challenging situations.  This session can be helpful to individuals preparing for certification and for experienced interpreters seeking a review of fundamentals.  

Who should attend this session?  Individuals who are new to the field, ASL interpreters new to healthcare interpreting, individuals responsible for ensuring that their interpreters have training in ethics and roles, professional interpreters preparing for national certification, and attendees who want to attend a session in which they will have ample opportunity to talk with other interpreters about ethical dilemmas.

Presenters: Yeonha Teresa Hwang, LAc, OMD, Healthcare Interpreter at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

Beverly Treumann, CHITM, CMI, Program and Quality Assurance Director, Health Care Interpreter Network

With special introduction by Victoria Alvarenga RN, BSN, CRRN, Clinical Instructor, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.

Certificate of Attendance & a CHIA Standards booklet generously printed for this program by L.A. Care Health Plan will be given to all attendees.

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center designates this educational activity as follows: 

Provider approved California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #00786 for 2 Contact hours

DHS County employees wear County badges. All others should present proof of online registration received from this website (printed or visible on your smart phone).

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