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Working with LEP Patients & Medical Interpreters — RN and Allied Health Lecture

October 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents an RN and Allied Health Lecture with “FREE CNE, ACPE, and ASRT continuing education credits

 

Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM

Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM

Education Specialist, Interpreter Services
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Working with LEP Patients & Medical Interpreters

 

Lecture Description

Sometimes patients and their families have problems working with physicians and nurses because of language barriers. Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM, will discuss the role(s) that an interpreter plays within the treatment plan as well as their modes and methods of conveying information back and forth. She will also share the importance in utilizing a qualified interpreter and the legal implications from using an unqualified interpreter.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Differentiate an Interpreter from a Translator.
  • Describe legal or negative consequences of not using a qualified Interpreter or Translator.
  • Identify different interpreting roles, modes and methods.

 

 


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Details

Date:
October 9, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu
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