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A Course in Medical Translation

 

 

Overview

 

This is a training course that will help you be on the right track of medical translation. You will not only learn and practice translating medical and pharmaceutical documents, but you should expect regular feedback after each assignment during the course.

What you will learn:

 

  • To digest the basics of the medical genre;
  • To pinpoint the best practices to translate most medical publications;
  • To accurately and effectively translate medical content;
  • To develop a checklist for their medical translation and carry out a final polish for their work;
  • To identify appropriate resources that will help them translate medical materials;

 

 

  • To adopt some strategies in dealing with medical abbreviations and acronyms;
  • Market your language services and how to build your personal brand;
  • Manage potential risks as a medical translator;
  • Optimize your payment practices with clients;
  • Build a stunning CV and projects portfolio.

Curriculum for this course:

 

  • Medical word structure;
  • Medical terminology of negation;
  • Medical terminology of production and growth;
  • Medical terminology of production of time;
  • Medical Terms of color and body structure;
  • Medical terminology of bodily concepts;
  • Medical terminology of quantity and amount;
  • Musculoskeletal terminology;

 

 

  • Medical terminology of the immune system;
  • Medical terminology of the endocrine system;
  • Medical Terminology of the GI System;
  • The common syntactic structures in the medical and pharmaceutical documents;
  • Problem and solutions;
  • How to raise your productivity as a medical translator? And more.

Prerequisites for the online course:

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista, Windows 8, or Windows 10 
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: Zoom desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone – attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat. Yet, it is recommended.
• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free Zoom Cloud Meetings App from the Google Play Store

 

For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: Zoom desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone – attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat. Yet, it is recommended.
• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Target Audience

 

  • Translation newbies who would like to start their specialization in medical and pharmaceutical translation.

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