Professionalization

Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization – Essay 10

By Vanessa Caraveo, CMI-Spanish The Flame that Never Dies: Education The great American philosopher John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” This truly depicts the importance education has in our lives and more so, the benefits one reaps in attaining the knowledge needed in today’s fast-paced world and …

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Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization – Essay 9

By Theresa M Heath, MS RID: CI, CT, ED: K-12, NIC-Master and SC: L Interpreting is a young profession and for sign language interpreters lacked standardization until 1964. Over those five decades, interpreting has evolved and is now touted as a practice profession much like that of doctor, lawyer, or an accountant. New theories have …

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Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization – Essay 8

By Rafael M Mas-Nieves CMI-Spanish As a bilingual individual (English/Spanish), helping LEP’s communicate with others, have be a very satisfactory and fulfilling passion. Whether it was done for a stranger at a retail store, a family member calling the utility company, or a friend trying to buy a ticket for a concert, trying to help …

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Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization – Essay 6

By Dr. Lizbeth N. Mendoza Professionalization is important for Medical Interpreters to achieve recognition, credibility and respect from the community they serve, other healthcare professionals, and in general from society, which will derive in better work conditions, growth opportunities, and economic return. But without any doubt the most important reason is the safety of the …

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Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization – Essay 5

By Kelly Martinkus Healthcare is a field in which training and education, including continuing education, is imperative in order to provide the highest quality of care for patients. In today’s world, many allied health professions have used education and training as a means of professionalization, and medical interpreting is no exception. Thanks to formal education, …

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Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization – Essay 3

By Helena Paneyko The title of this essay entails the dissection of each of its parts, so we can better understand the conclusions What is an interpreter? A interpreter is not only a person who is bilingual, but one who can convert the meaning of what it has said in a source language into a …

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Why Medical Interpreter Education is Key to Professionalization

By Darien Mejia Now at days becoming a certified interpreter is just the first step of professionalization. The true challenge is staying current to the ever changing treatments and discoveries that day to day the world of medicine faces. When we as interpreters take the time to prepare for our assignments, we are a step …

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