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Working with LEP Patients & Medical Interpreters
Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM
Education Specialist, Interpreter Services
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Working with LEP Patients & Medical Interpreters

Sometimes patients and their families have problems working with physicians and nurses because of language barriers. Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM, will discuss the role(s) that an interpreter plays within the treatment plan as well as their modes and methods of conveying information back and forth. She will also share the importance in utilizing a qualified interpreter and the legal implications from using an unqualified interpreter.

Learning Objectives:
• Differentiate an Interpreter from a Translator.
• Describe legal or negative consequences of not using a qualified Interpreter or Translator.
• Identify different interpreting roles, modes and methods.

Oct 9, 2019 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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