Designed for aspiring and practicing medical and healthcare interpreters working in spoken languages.


Medical Terminology for Interpreters is specially designed for aspiring and practicing medical and healthcare interpreters working in spoken languages. It provides a complete and comprehensive review of anatomy, physiology, pathologies, treatment, and procedures for each of the systems of the human body. Course participants will learn the best techniques for easy and simple learning of medical terminology, including the study of roots, suffixes, and prefixes; as well as how medical words are formed to help the practicing interpreter continue to learn.

What you’ll learn:

  • Understand the complexity and importance of medical terminology as a language in the healthcare field
  • Identify and analyze the roots, suffixes, and prefixes of medical terms to decipher their meanings
  • Memorize and recall complex and lengthy medical terms by applying knowledge of word components
  • Explore the origins of medical terms, primarily derived from Latin and Greek, to enhance understanding and memorization
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the 11 different body systems and their functions
  • Explain the physiological processes and contributions of each body system to overall health and well-being
  • Identify and describe the anatomical structures and components associated with each body system
  • Recognize common diseases, disorders, and conditions that affect each body system and understand their impact on function
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals specializing in each body system
  • Understand common medical procedures and interventions related to each body system

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