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Translating and Interpreting Skills

‘Translating and Interpreting Skills’ by Macquarie University

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Original price was: $210.00.Current price is: $149.00.

This bundle of courses dives into the skills and techniques needed by Interpreters and Translators in various professional circumstances. Presenters will explore technology, accessibility and fidelity and theories of practice. This collection of on-demand courses is suitable for practitioners regardless of their level of certification, but we highly recommend those practising below the “Certified Translator” or “Certified Interpreter” level consider this bundle as crucial to their growing skillset. Upgrade your capabilities today by building your language skills and knowledge.

60 total points
PD Certificate
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medical terminology course

A Short Introduction to Medical Terminology – Single Module (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$47.00

Understanding the history of medical terms used in English today. Understanding the Greek components of many medical terms Understanding the Latin components of many medical terms Some common combinations in terms of body parts, prefixes and suffixes

10 points
PD Certificate

Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Anaesthesiology is the medical specialty concerned with the perioperative care of patients before, during and after surgery. It encompasses anaesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine and pain medicine. Anaesthesia is a state of controlled, temporary loss of sensation or awareness that is induced for medical purposes. Intensive care refers to the specialised treatment given to patients in an acute medical condition who require critical medical care.

10 points
PD Certificate
Audiovisual Translation

Audiovisual Translation and Accessibility

5/5

$35.00

This course will explore issues related to accessibility for audiovisual texts such as film, television, theatre, live events and museum exhibits, for anyone excluded from full access. It will deal with questions like 'What is audiovisual translation?', 'What is good audiovisual translation?', and 'How can I become an audiovisual translator?'

10 points
PD Certificate

Dermatology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

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.

10 points
PD Certificate

Ear, Nose and Throat (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) is a medical specialty that is focused on the ears, nose, and throat. It is also called otolaryngology-head and neck surgery as the specialists are trained to treat patients with disorders and diseases of the ears, nose, throat, and other structures of the neck and face.

10 points
PD Certificate

Endocrinology and Diabetes (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Endocrinology is the study of medicine that relates to the endocrine system. The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and secrete hormones that the body uses for a wide range of functions.

10 points
PD Certificate
Ethics and Professionalism

Ethics and Professionalism for Interpreters and Translators

5/5

$179.00

This online course aims to help learners develop a comprehensive knowledge of the translators’ and interpreters’ professional code of ethics. In Australia, NAATI certified translators and interpreters should comply with the AUSIT Code of Ethics as part of their ongoing certification. AUSIT (Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators) is the national professional association of translators and interpreters in Australia. This online course will concentrate on developing learners’ knowledge and application of the AUSIT Code of Ethics in their translating and interpreting assignments. Learners will gain knowledge of the ethical requirements for translators and interpreters in Australia. This course is composed of video narrated presentations, quizzes and instructional videos to establish best practice when practitioners are met with ethical challenges in the translating and interpreting context.

20 points
PD Certificate
Ethics Course

Ethics Course Bundle for Translators and Interpreters

5/5

Original price was: $226.00.Current price is: $180.00.

Dive deep into the ethical considerations and obligations of interpreters and translators operating in diverse real-world scenarios.

30 total points
PD Certificate
What is Geriatric Care

Geriatrics and Aged Care (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Geriatric medicine or Geriatrics is a specialty that focuses on the health care of people aged 65 and over who usually have more than one age-related condition.

10 points
PD Certificate
Gynaecology

Gynaecology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Gynaecology is the branch of medicine that specializes in women’s health, with a focus on the female reproductive system. The gynaecological disorders include menstruation issues, urinary incontinence in women and postmenopausal disorders.

10 points
PD Certificate

Haematology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Haematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of diseases related to blood. Common blood disorders include anaemia, bleeding disorders such as haemophilia and blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

10 points
PD Certificate

Immunology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Immunology is the branch of biomedical science that study the structure and function of the immune system. The immune system is a complex network of cells and proteins that defends the body against infection.

10 points
PD Certificate
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informed consent course

Informed Consent (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$47.00

In this module you will learn what Informed Consent is, why it is important and what it should include. You will also learn what information needs to be provided in order to ensure that patients or their families/caregivers are fully informed and able to consent. We will look at situations where patients are not able to consent and what happens then. We will look at the interpreter role, challenges and how to address some of the challenges.

10 points
PD Certificate
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Oncology

Interpreting in Oncology Settings (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$47.00

  • What is Oncology?
  • Referral System
  • Diagnostic Studies
  • Typing and Staging
  • Diagnosis and Prognosis
  • Treatment Options
  • Challenges for Interpreters

10 points
PD Certificate
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Introduction to Community Translation – Full Course

5/5

$399.00

A comprehensive course designed to equip community translators with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for their roles through 12 interactive modules. Led by Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi, this course delves into the nuances of translation as a crucial aspect of public service. Throughout the course, participants will explore the general nature of translation and the specific challenges and requirements of community translation—also known as public service translation. This entails translating content that facilitates effective communication between public services and speakers of different languages.

40 points
PD Certificate
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criminal law course

Introduction to Criminal Law for Interpreters and Translators

5/5

$299.00

This self-paced course is designed for interpreters and translators wishing to enhance their knowledge of the Australian Criminal Justice System and police and court interpreting discourse as well as those wishing to prepare for the NAATI Certified Specialist Legal Interpreter test.

40 points
PD Certificate
medical terminology class

Introduction to Medical Terminology – Full Course

5/5

$399.00

In this course, you will learn the frequently used roots, prefixes, and suffixes of common medical terminology. Learning Medical Terminology can seem like a daunting task at first. It could, in fact, be like learning a whole other language. In reality, memorising all of the words in a medical dictionary may prove to be impossible. Do not fear! There is a simple way to learn and understand Medical Terminology. Most words are simply a combination of different parts or elements. In this course, you will learn the frequently used roots, prefixes, and suffixes of common medical terminology through studying the anatomy, physiology and pathology of body and organ systems.  

40 points
PD Certificate
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Australian healthcare system

Introduction to the Australian Health System (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$47.00

  • Understanding the Australian healthcare system, including Medicare, public and private health
  • Understanding admission and referral processes
  • Primary Physicians and GPs
  • Outpatient Clinics and Specialist Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Emergency Departments (ERs)

10 points
PD Certificate
Translation Technology

Introduction to Translation Technology

5/5

$35.00

CAT, TenT, MT, MT-PE, … You have read and heard about these acronyms but are not sure what they mean? You have had conversations about translation technology, maybe have tried some tools for yourself but could not find the right one for you. Translation technology is a must-have for any T&I practitioner these days, but it can be overwhelming to find the tools that are right for you. Join us to find out what is available on the market and get an idea of what these new technologies can really bring to your daily work.

10 points
PD Certificate
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Locating and Using Resources – Introduction to Community Translation

5/5

$47.00

This course offers practical guidance on locating and utilizing resources effectively. Participants will learn to use a variety of research tools and methods to search for information, with a focus on country-, institution-, or domain-specific terminology. They will discover how to find and evaluate the reliability of different language and thematic resources, such as dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries, encyclopaedias, and parallel texts on the internet. Additionally, the course covers other essential resources like CAT tools and machine translation, including discussions on post-editing and quality assurance in community translation.

10 points
PD Certificate
Loyalty and Fidelity

Loyalty and Fidelity in Translation

5/5

$35.00

When a translation is commissioned in a professional context, and because the translator is one agent among several others in the translational act, the concepts of loyalty and fidelity of the translator may be raised. But what do they really cover and entail? What constraints and considerations do professional translators have to deal with when deciding on a translation strategy to complete their work?

10 points
PD Certificate
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Mastering Your Working Languages – Introduction to Community Translation

5/5

$47.00

This short course aims to alert translators to the specificities and problem areas associated with specific community languages in terms of structure, textual conventions and sociolinguistic factors. In addition to problem areas in the English language (e.g., polysemy, pre-modification, relative clauses), examples will be provided in Arabic and Spanish (the facilitator’s working languages in addition to English). Differences between Chinese and English, especially in relation to information structure, will also be used to illustrate language issues that might impact on the quality of translations. Participants with other working languages will be encouraged to provide and discuss examples of structural, lexical and textual differences between those languages.

10 points
PD Certificate

Mental Health (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), mental health is “a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.” Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders.

10 points
PD Certificate

Neonatology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Neonatology is a subspecialty of paediatrics that specialises in the medical care of newborn infants, especially those that are ill or premature. It is a hospital-based specialty and is usually practised in neonatal care units. In Australia, around eight per cent of babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks’ gestation) every year (Better Health Vic).

10 points
PD Certificate

Nephrology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Nephrology is a specialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diseases of the kidneys. An estimated 1.7 million (10%) Australian adults aged 18 years and over had biomedical signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

10 points
PD Certificate
what is obstetrics

Obstetrics and Pregnancy (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Obstetrics is the branch of medicine concerned with childbirth, caring for and treating women in or in connection with childbirth. Obstetrics involves care during pre-conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and immediately after delivery.

10 points
PD Certificate

Oncology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Oncology is the branch of medicine that deals with tumours, cancer and providing care/treatment for patients diagnosed with cancer. The most common cancers in Australia (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are prostate, breast, colorectal (bowel), melanoma and lung cancer (Cancer Council Australia).

10 points
PD Certificate
Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye. Globally, at least 2.2 billion people have a near or distant vision impairment. In at least 1 billion – or almost half – of these cases, vision impairment could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed. (WHO 2020)

10 points
PD Certificate

Orthopaedics (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Orthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

10 points
PD Certificate

Paediatrics (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Paediatrics & Child Health is a branch of medicine centred on the health and medical care of infants, children and adolescents.

10 points
PD Certificate
Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Medicine (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Reproductive medicine is a branch of medicine that specializes in fertility preservation, diagnosing and treating infertility, and other reproductive problems. Reproductive medicine also deals with issues related to contraception (birth control), and certain sexual problems.

10 points
PD Certificate
research skills

Research Skills and Building Glossaries

5/5

$47.00

Higher-order research and preparation skills are essential requirements for interpreters. It is crucial they know how to prepare for assignments, are competent in building and maintaining specialist glossaries. This online course assists interpreters in enhancing their assignment preparation strategies, including obtaining relevant information prior to the assignment, researching the specialist domain using reputable resources and seeking a detailed briefing on the day of the assignment. We will also discuss the benefits of building your own glossaries and explore the process of compiling a comprehensive glossary. We will put it all into practice by building a sample medical glossary for a cardiology appointment.

10 points
PD Certificate
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Revising Your and Another Translator’s Work – Introduction to Community Translation

5/5

$47.00

This course will offer a general introduction to translation revision, a distinction between checking one’s own drafts and revising another translator’s work, followed by practical advice relating to revision in the context of community translation.  Special emphasis will be placed on language appropriateness, coherence, effective communication and information accessibility in the context of non-specialised translations for the community (e.g., general healthcare awareness, emergency response to healthcare crises such as COVID-19, etc.). Examples of translations and suggested revisions will be provided in Arabic, Chinese, English and Spanish. Participants with other working languages will be encouraged to search the internet for examples of translations in their languages that might require revision.

10 points
PD Certificate
Rheumatology

Rheumatology (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Rheumatology is the branch of internal medicine that deals with a variety of conditions affecting connective tissues of the body, including joints, muscle, bone, the immune and vascular systems.

10 points
PD Certificate
Sexual Health services

Sexual Health & STDs (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

Sexual health-related issues are wide-ranging and encompass sexual orientation and gender identity, sexual expression, relationships, and pleasure. This module will focus on Sexually Transmitted Infections.

10 points
PD Certificate
training for interpreters and translators

T&I in the 21st Century: Practice, Theory and Training

5/5

$35.00

Are you interested in knowing more about the way the T&I sector has evolved in the last few years? What is expected from professional translators and interpreters? Why it is essential to undertake training? How T&I practice and research inform each other?

10 points
PD Certificate
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Text types, Translation Brief and Translation Strategies – Introduction to Community Translation

5/5

$47.00

This course will include a brief overview of different translation approaches, especially reader-oriented and functional models, to identify the ones most relevant to community translation. Based on notions such as ‘translation brief’, ‘text type’ and ‘text function’, the course will offer theory-based practical and illustrated guidelines for community translators. The course will also include a discussion of the function of community translations and the potential tensions between the translation brief and the social role of community language services.

10 points
PD Certificate

The Cardiovascular System (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

The cardiovascular system is an important structure within the human body. Cardiovascular disease is one of Australia’s largest health problem and accounts for 1 in 4 of all deaths.

10 points
PD Certificate

The Digestive System (T&I in Healthcare Settings)

5/5

$35.00

The digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tracts and accessory organs of digestion include the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and salivary glands. The digestive system is important for transporting food, breaking down food, taking up nutrients from food and moving out waste products from our body.

10 points
PD Certificate