The Interpreter’s Rx
The Interpreter’s Rx is the ultimate Spanish medical interpretation training guide and resource.
The Interpreter’s Rx is the ultimate Spanish healthcare interpreting training guide and resource.
The Interpreter’s Rx is designed to teach English-Spanish and Spanish-English interpreting for healthcare professionals. This book is designed for those who are already fluent in both languages and are new to interpreting; specifically English and Spanish medical interpreting. Interpreter’s Rx is helpful for learning the three modes of interpretation: sight translation, consecutive interpretation, and simultaneous interpretation. Interpreter’s Rx is excellent preparation for interpreting certification exams and for practicing and improving interpretation skills. Included is a reference with hundreds of medical terminology, useful both in training and on the job. It also comes with three companion audio CDs.
About the author: Holly Mikkelson is a state and federally certified court interpreter. She earned an MA in Intercultural Communication and Certificate in Translation and Interpretation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Mikkelson has served as a consultant to court interpreter regulatory and training entities such as the California Judicial Council and the National Center for State Courts, and has published extensively on court and community interpreting as well as spoken at conferences and workshops around the world. Mikkelson is a member of the American Translators Association, the National Association of Judiciary Translators and Interpreters, and the Conference of Interpreter Trainers.
Title: The Interpreter’s Rx: a training program for Spanish/English medical interpreting
Author: Holly Mikkelson
Pages: 262 (paperback)
Size: 9x 6x 1″ (1lb)