NOTIS’ Community Interpreters Division presents
This is a recorded workshop formatted into an on-demand workshop.
What is it about?Pregnancy is often associated with new life. However, not all pregnancies result in the birth of a healthy child. Obstetric care accounts for a large volume of medical encounters requiring an interpreter. While routine obstetric visits may be predictable and short, medical interpreters need to be prepared to interpret for LEP patients who experience pregnancy complications and loss.
During this session, you will learn about common causes, terminology, and standard care for infant and pregnancy loss. Additionally, you will hear stories about women who have first-hand experiences with this tragic loss of life. Their stories will provide insight on the emotional, physical, and psychological toll of experiencing this type of loss.
Coming away from this session you will not only be more intellectually prepared, but also better equipped mentally and emotionally to interpret for patients in these encounters. You will also learn why professional interpreting services can significantly improve outcomes for LEP patients and family members in such situations.
Cost? $50 NOTIS members, $75 Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS)
Registration? Via the web. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through. A video link and a download button for presentation slides are on the registration confirmation.
Continuing Education credits
(Approval number: 686)
Who is teaching? Marisa Rueda Will graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Luther College in 2006. She has been a medical interpreter at a major U.S. medical center for over 15 years. She became a Certified Healthcare Interpreter-Spanish in 2012 and a Licensed Interpreter Trainer through Cross Cultural Communications in 2017. In 2020, she became a Simulation Center Instructor. She is also a member of the NCIHC Webinars Work Group. In 2022, she was invited to present at the CHIA and ATA Conferences. Marisa specializes in education through storytelling. She has a special interest in providing education about interpreting for OB, mental health, and end of life encounters.
Refunds? On-demand workshop is nonrefundable
Questions? Email to office manager
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