2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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AM 402 - Medical Interpreting

Credits: 3
This course is designed to develop skills in the area of medical interpreting which includes specialized vocabulary, ethical considerations, laws, mental health, professional behavior and protocol in medical settings. Includes practicum.

Please note: Students MUST earn a C or better in this course for completion of the BAS Deaf Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Translate medical materials into semantically correct English and American Sign Language.
  2. Interpret selected texts using techniques for medical interpreting.
  3. Actively participate in activities demonstrating skills in affect, register variations and analysis of medical text.
  4. Model and appraise the work of professional interpreters in various medical settings.
  5. Apply medical interpreting techniques in practicum settings.

Corequisite: AM 307  
Graded: Letter Grade

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