Region 2: Medical Interpreting: How can I Interpret that?

  • 15 Sep 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 1 South Park Circle Charleston, SC 29407

Medical Interpreting: How can I Interpret that?



Sat. Sep 15, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm


1 South Park Circle, Suite 3001 South Park Circle
Charleston, SC 29407

This workshop covers medical interpreting with a specialized focus on topics related to females. This workshop offers a myriad of ways to make interpreting more visual. We will demonstrate how classifiers may be used most effectively to communicate specific information in medical interpreting situations. Broaden your understanding of visual interpreting techniques regarding anatomical and medical interpreting. Learn more about Deaf Culture. Visual clips, visual aids, analysis, current medical terminology, and outlines will be available. This workshop will focus on interpreting descriptions of surgery procedures, medical tools, birth, safe sex, and causes of injury, illness and conditions.

Registration: $110.00 Save $35 when you register for Medical Interpreting: Women’s Health & Wellness and Medical Interpreting: How can I interpret that? Offer ends August 24, 2018. Registration Deadline: 9/7/2018

Target Audience: This workshop is designed for students, interpreters, and the general public.

For information about registration, refunds, cancellations, or to request accommodations, please go to Interpreter Training Center Registration link. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through.

About the Presenter:

Patricia (Trix) Bruce, from Seattle, Washington, is known nationwide as both a workshop presenter and an American Sign Language performer. Trix's work has been warmly received everywhere, from local community centers, to state, regional and national conferences, Deaf Way II, interpreter conventions and more. Wildly popular as a teacher of ASL storytelling and ASL interpretation, Trix impresses audiences at all levels of ASL skill, from novices to fluent experts. Trix has been profoundly deaf since she was 6 months old. She went through oral, mainstreaming, deaf classes, and online educational programs.  

Trix has been involved in the performing arts since 1980. After completing her college program, she became involved with interpreter training. Trix's main area of study has been ASL Linguistics with a focus on ASL Performance. She has developed a popular website: Whether writing, creating, improvising or starring in her many productions, Trix's passion for the dramatic arts shines through.

Contact: Antwan Walters

This event is not sponsored by VRID and is provided for informational purposes only.  Posting this information does not constitute VRID's endorsement of the event, sponsor, or presenter.  Please contact the event coordinator for more information. 

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