Translating Diagnostic Imaging. Part 3

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60 minutes

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In Part 3 of the 'Diagnostic Imaging' series, we will further investigate the functions of a further imaging modality: echocardiography. Echocardiography is one of the most common imaging modalities because of its portability and wide range of applications. Consequently, it is essential that medical translators have a good grasp of the general medical concepts for normal and abnormal imaging, as well as a thorough understanding of the terminology. We will examine transthoracic echocardiograms, transesophageal echocardiograms and cardiac stress tests. Finally, we will also address 3-D and 4-D echocardiography and contrast enhancement. As always, we will balance terminology with real-world translation examples to address the real-life challenges of translating these reports.
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Translators already specialising in medical translation. Translators considering crossing exploring a more specialised and technical area of medical translation. Translators with a healthcare background wishing to improve their source-target terminology skills.

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March 22, 2019

Trainer Bio

Erin Lyons - Erin M. Lyons is a full-time French to English and Italian to English translator, medical writer, and consultant and the Owner and President of BiomedNouvelle. Her primary areas of focus include clinical research, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and cosmetic products and she has split her professional career between Europe and the U.S. She has a BA in Romance Languages and Literature from the University of Chicago and an MA in Italian and French Translation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She has presented at several ATA Annual Conferences, as well as at the 2011 World Congress of the International Federation of Translators and the 2013 ProZ.com International Conference (Porto) and 6th Annual Congress and Training in France (Biarritz).

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