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Dermatology (Translation and Interpreting in Healthcare Settings)

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Description

Dermatology is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world.


Who would this be useful for?

This module would be useful for interpreters at all levels of knowledge of clinical medicine who wish to develop a basic understanding of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. It is also suitable for interpreters who are preparing for the NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI) Test, or who are pursuing to become a healthcare interpreter.


This course will cover the following items:

Anatomy and physiology of the skin

Pathology and common disorders – Alopecia Areata, Vitiligo, Eczema, Psoriasis, Melanoma and other skin cancers.

Common investigations 

Common treatments and medications

Health professionals involved 

Important medical terminology (including Latin and Greek Root words) 


Course outcomes

Knowledge

The anatomy and function of the skin

Common Skin Diseases

The names and utility of common investigations, medications and health professionals in relation to dermatology

Easy ways to remember relevant medical terminology in dermatology


Skills

Provide high quality and professional interpreting of complex and specialised spoken language from the health domain

Understand, remember and recall relevant medical terminology efficiently


Certificate Earned

 A professional development certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to receive 10 points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue). Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

Endorsement

Course Completion Guidelines

Students are required to read and complete all the course content, including watching all videos, and successfully completing all assessments. In order to attain your certificate, you need to score 100% on each assessment. Students will have unlimited attempts to complete the course over the length of their access.

 

Presented By

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Medical Doctor and Medical Education Facilitator
All Graduates – Interpreting & Translating
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Melbourne, Australia

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