With Scarce Access To Interpreters, Immigrants Struggle To Understand Doctors’ Orders
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/08/15/638913165/with-scarce-access-to-medical-interpreters-immigrant-patients-struggle-to-unders
The ATA Board of Directors has released a draft of the first ATA position paper: Machine Translation-A Clear Approach to a Complex Topic. Login required.
ATA members are invited and encouraged to read the draft, then tell us what works and what doesn’t.
Come attend the 2018 conference “Professional Empowerment in an Ever-Changing World“. This annual conference will be held in Nashville, September 14-15. View our conference agenda for more detailed information.
If you are interested in contributing to this event, the exhibitors and sponsors information is now available. Partnerships include opportunities to exhibit, speak to our members, and distribute promotional materials.
“Eliminating Barriers to Equal Access: Tools for All Healthcare Professionals”
DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Airport
San Antonio, TX
September 21-22, 2018
TAHIT celebrates its 12th Anniversary Symposium in San Antonio in 2018! Whether it is visiting the River Walk, spending a relaxing evening by the host hotel pool, or exploring the scenery of the Texas Hill Country with your favorite language professionals, San Antonio is a prime destination and host to the TAHIT Educational Symposium.
Texans and language professionals from across the country and abroad have come to rely on TAHIT to create an annual event that does not disappoint! It is the premiere event for CEUs, networking, learning, great food, and great friends. We do all this, while keeping our symposium the most affordable and highest quality in the nation, in our humble Texas opinion! This year we raise the bar once again.
Date: September 18, 1PM-2PM EST
Presenter: Liz Essary
Can any interpreter work anywhere, no matter the setting? What does it take to move from one setting to another? In this webinar, Liz Essary shares her experience moving from healthcare to court to conference interpreting, and back again. She will give specific examples of skills used in each setting, finding the differences and similarities among all settings.
This webinar is approved for 1 CE hour by CCHI and RID, and 0.1 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs (Education Registry ID 18-1320, expires on 07/30/2020). Cost: $25