Ethics in Action 2: How to Apply Interpreter Ethics
Course description: How to take an interpreter code of ethics for medical or community interpreting and use it to make informed decisions during the interpreted encounter.
Course length: 1.5 hours
Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters: 1.5 CCHI CE hours
International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.15 IMIA CEUs
Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Assess which of nine ethical principles in a national code of ethics may apply to ten common scenarios in medical and community interpreting.
Show understanding of core concepts in these nine ethical principles by completing paraphrased or expanded statements from the NCIHC National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care with correct terms for those concepts.
What you will get:
Your video host: Omari Jeremiah, MA
2 videos of community interpreters in action
3 interactive exercises
Guidance on how to declare conflicts of interest
Sections to download and study from The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting
Course completion certificate
How this lesson will improve your practice:
Understand the connection between ethical principles and interpreter behavior.
Know how to “conflict out” when you face a conflict of interest.
Apply ethical requirements to your daily interpreting practice with rigor and flexibility.