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Four roles of the interpreter
Conduit, Clarifier, Cultural Broker, Advocate.
When the interpreter moves from role to role as needed, taking on the least invasive role possible.
A patient is not sure whether to have the surgery the doctor is recommending. While the doctor is in the room, the patient turns to the interpreter, and asks the interpreter what she should do. How should the interpreter respond?
Interpret the question to the doctor.
Most common mode of interpreting used in a medical setting.
Reasons for why an interpreter should use the 1st person when interpreting
• Interpreter should remain in the background.
• Reinforces the relationship provider-patient.
• Shortens the communication.
Anatomical name for the smooth, thin lining that holds each lung:
Behavior must be evaluated and understood within the cultural context where it occurred.
Definition of a medical interview, and what is its purpose?
Series of questions that a provider asks to understand a patient's medical history.
5 Steps of Cultural Brokering
• Be alert to potential cultural bumps, whether process-based or content-based.
• Explain to the patient or provider what you want to tell the other.
• Briefly provide the appropriate cultural context, avoiding stereotypes.
• Let the provider decide what to do with the information provided.
• Return to conduit interpreting as quickly as possible.
Anatomical parts of the eye
Retina, iris, pupil, cornea, optic nerve, vitreous humor, aqueous humor...
Specialists who work with the Musculoskeletal system
Orthopedist (bones), podiatrist (feet), rheumatologist (arthritis)
Doctor uses a complicated medical word that the interpreter thinks the patient will not understand. What should the interpreter do?
• Ask the doctor to explain the word in simpler terms.
• Interpret the word exactly, then tell the doctor that the interpreter would like to ask the patient if he understood.
• Interpret into simpler language, if the interpreter is sure that they know what the term means.
The patient has come to her appointment with her adult daughter. During the exam, the daughter breaks in and starts to talk to her mother. What should the interpreter do?
Interpret everything that is said.
Examples of documents that can be sight translated by an interpreter, but only in the presence of a provider.
Patient's education material, brochures, financial agreements, consent forms.
Examples of documents that can be sight translated by an interpreter without the provider present.
Registration forms, financial aid forms, accident report forms for workman's compensation, work releases, questionnaires and surveys.
Procedures related to the cardiovascular system
• Blood tests.
• Blood transfusions.
• Bone marrow transplant.
• Echocardiogram (ECHO). Pulses of ultrasound.
• Electrocardiogram (EKG) Recording of the electricity flowing through the heart.
• Exercise Tolerance Test (ETT) A technician measures blood pressure, pulse, and takes an EKG on a patient that is walking or jogging on a treadmill.
The epligottis, salivary glands, esophagus, and large intestine are parts of which body system:
Endocrine system counts with the following:
PTAPS: Pituitary, Thyroid, Adrenal, Pancreas, Sex glands.
Common conditions of the Endocrine system:
• Cushing's syndrome.
Types of health care providers
How Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is related to interpreters:
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires all programs and facilities that receive federal funding to provide appropriate language services, including professionally trained interpreters when needed.
How is the advocate role different from the conduit, clarifier, and culture broker roles?
Advocacy generally takes place outside of the interpreter encounter.
Skin system is also known as
Integumen ary system.
The word "renal" refers to which anatomical part?
An obstetrician is a specialist who deals with:
Pregnancy and childbirth.
The vas deferens, seminal vesicles, and prostate glande are parts of:
• The male reproducitve system.
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
6. Managing the Flow of the Session.
2. Codes of Ethics for Medical Interpreters
3. Modes of Interpreting.
4. Being a Conduit
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