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Auslan Interpreting in Medical Settings - TRAN888 - 2017 Course Handbook - Macquarie University

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Auslan Interpreting in Medical Settings - TRAN888

The aim of this unit is to provide Auslan-English interpreting students with the opportunity to discuss and practice advanced interpreting skills in the specialised area of medical interpreting. Students will analyse the complex linguistic, cultural and ethical challenges of interpreting in medical settings. Students will explore theoretical and practical aspects of the healthcare system in Australia, medical terminology, the roles of various participants in the healthcare system, and specific interpretation issues faced by Auslan interpreting practitioners in this domain.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: Compulsory)

Staff Contact(s): Ms Della Goswell
Prerequisites:

TRAN869 Prerequisite Information

Corequisites:

NCCW(s): TRAN853
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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