Specialization on Medical Translation

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59 minutes

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This webinar aims at giving translators a picture of resources available and how and when to use them. The webinar will be lecture in English, with focus on translation into Spanish.
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One-hour webinar to showcase sources of information, learning and consultation for translators who want to specialize in medical translation or have already started their way to it. Reliable resources will be presented, along with a demo on how to search them and make the most of their content. A comprehensive list will be provided for future reference and access requirements will be explained where necessary. Fora and associations for professionals and online subscription-based dictionaries will also be part of the information bundle.

Training program:

- Introduction of the different types of resources linguists should access and what for (process stages): indexes, thesaurus, databases, libraries, glossaries/dictionaries

- How to navigate or search within some of them for fruitful and time-efficient outcomes

- Resources catalogue: an extensive list of available resources with relevant information for users, always aiming at an efficient use by linguists

Examples of searches and results, in the Eng-Spa language pair mainly, but with reference to multilingual databases when other languages available.

Upload Date

December 22, 2015

Trainer Bio

Luciana Ramos - Se graduó como traductora técnico-científica y literaria e intérprete en Rosario, Argentina. Es traductora en inglés certificada por la American Translators Association de los EE. UU. Se graduó como traductora técnico-científica y literaria e intérprete en Rosario, Argentina. Es traductora en inglés certificada por la American Translators Association de los EE. UU. Actualmente cursa el Máster universitario en traducción médico sanitaria de la Universidad Jaume I de Castellón, España. Con especial énfasis en la traducción de textos de biomedicina, trabajó desde 1996 hasta 2005 para diversas empresas multinacionales en el área de la medicina y la traducción de programas informáticos. En los últimos diez años, su experiencia como traductora y correctora se combinó con la tarea de formación de nuevos profesionales gracias a su incesante participación en cursos y seminarios internacionales relacionados con la traducción médica. Desde 2005 a junio de 2011 fue socia de Ocean Translations S.R.L., donde su labor se centró en la selección y formación de personal, el análisis y la implementación de las nuevas tecnologías, y el control de calidad. Participó en los trabajos de traducción para la OMS, la OPS, el Banco Mundial, ONUSIDA y muchos otros centros de investigación y desarrollo biomédico. Actualmente se dedica a la traducción como profesional autónomo, a la formación de traductores, y al asesoramiento empresarial en traducción y tecnologías afines. Ha publicado artículos en las revistas Panacea y Multilingual sobre las tecnologías, la traducción médica y la profesión en general. Luciana Ramos is an ATA-certified professional translator, with more than 17 years of experience, and special focus on medical translations and software localization. Her professional background as a translator encompasses different roles in the language and technology industry —terminologist, translator, editor, language lead, translators' trainer— for international organizations, direct clients and LSP. Luciana Ramos is an ATA-certified professional translator, with more than 17 years of experience, and special focus on medical translations and software localization. Currently, she is studying a Master on Medical Translation at Universidad Jaume I, Castellon, Spain. As a former company owner, she developed TEP QA processes and procedures for ISO-certification; lectured worldwide on vendor management, machine translation, tools and QA; and gained a different perspective of clients’ actual needs. Currently, she runs her own business devoted to professional training, consulting and translating/interpreting.

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