T20 - Terminology for Medicine & HC-Level 4


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112 minutes

Learning Objectives

  • Define, describe, and identify generally used surgical nursing terms
  • Define, describe, and identify common terms related to Ebola
  • Evaluate study material and resources to improve vocabulary


This session will provide information and terminology at a SURGICAL NURSING level, i.e., used by nurses assisting physicians in the Operating Room. It will also touch on some terminology of EBOLA, as this might be a topic of high interest in the current healthcare environment. It is suitable for translators and interpreters already working in the field, who want to expand their vocabulary and understanding of complex concepts. (The session is language-neutral delivered in English but appropriate for any language pair.)
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This 90 minute session covers about 100 terms at a surgical nursing level, i.e., nurses assisting surgeon in the operating room. It also covers some of the terms used in relation to the EBOLA outbreak, as we consider they are of the outmost importance in today's healthcare environment.

This is a fast-pace, intense, session with an upbeat and lively mood, that requires full engagement on the part of the participant in terms of ACTIVE listening, individual thinking and processing of information, as well as hands-on note-taking and interactive activities. HANDS-ON exercises will also be suggested to be completed AFTER the session and study materials will be provided PRIOR to the session.

This is one more session that forms part of the bundles focusing on the progressive acquisition of skills in terminology used in healthcare and medicine, legal settings and finance and business, and tips on how to build better glossaries.

Upload Date

April 27, 2016

Trainer Bio

Claudia Brauer - Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry. She has designed and delivered more than 200 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village. The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world. Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.

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