Jun 24, 2024  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHMI 101: Spanish Medical Interpreter

5 Cr
Quarters: F, S
This course teaches the Spanish interpretation for the most common biomedical terms used during the patient-provider encounter.  Direct interpretation of medical terms, explanatory phrases when no direct linguistic interpretation exists and colloquial terms will be covered.  Also included is instruction in the special linguistic skill that is required of interpreters for supporting the triad relationship of patient-interpreter-clinician while reinforcing the patient-clinician bond.   
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or completion of AH 119   with a grade of C or better or permission of instructor.