Body Language: Introduction to Healthcare Discourse
September 30 – November 10, 2013
Facilitated by Karen Malcolm
About the program
Introduction to Healthcare Discourse covers common questions asked during the health history and physical interview and explores how different cultural perspectives and life experiences may affect a patient’s perspective of the healthcare system.
Work at your own pace over the six weeks allowed for the module. Participants will be able to work as individuals or in small groups to complete these activities. We expect it will take 15-20 hours to complete this module.
In this program, participants will:
- Identify the common questions asked during the health history and physical interview
- Analyze how different cultural perspectives and life experiences may affect a patient’s perspective of the healthcare system
- Interpret the common questions based on the context of an appointment
- Compare and contrast their interpretations with the work of other interpreters
- Create an interpretation of the history and physical interview
- Express how an understanding of healthcare discourse will benefit their interpreting in these settings
- Analyze provider perspectives on how the health history and physical serves as an entry point to further services from the healthcare system
- Create written reflections on steps in the process, demonstrating completion of the objectives above, and identify areas for further improvement.
To participate in this program, you must have
- high-speed internet access
- ability to watch YouTube videos
- ability to video-record your work for self-analysis
- ability to post written reflections of your self-analysis
Registration fee: $45
RID CEUs: St. Catherine University is an approved sponsor for RID continuing education units. This activity is offered for professional studies CEUs and assumes some knowledge of the topic.
Participants can earn .75 CEUs per module working independently. Participants who post additional feedback for other participants that meets the requirements may earn 1.0 CEUs. Participants must complete all required activities to earn CEUs. No partial CEUs will be awarded.
To learn more about this program, and to see answers to frequently asked questions, visit www.stkate.edu/catie.
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How to Register
Click here to register online: https://www.regonline.com/hcdiscourse2013
Future Dates and Topics
- Body Language: Cardio Workout November 18-December 30, 2013
- Body Language: No More Digestive Distress Jan. 13-Feb. 23, 2014
- Body Language: It’s All in the Lungs March 10-April 20, 2014
- Body Language: Put Some Meat on Your Bones May 5-June 15, 2014
The CATIE Center at St. Catherine University is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, grant number H160A100003.
The purpose of all activities under this funding is to increase the number of qualified interpreters available to meet the communications needs of Deaf individuals.