Medical acronyms are a faster way to convey a long concept in three to four letters. Nowadays, acronyms are present not only in medical records or specialized medical conferences but in regular conversations between a patient and a provider.
As translators and interpreters, we must deal with them quite often as they can pop up in a translation or an interpreting encounter. Therefore, being familiar with the most common medical acronyms and knowing where to find their meaning.
During this 2-hour *live* webinar, participants will become familiar with basic concepts and terminology about medical acronyms in English.
What is included in this webinar?
After the class, all students receive a link to a personal learning site they can access for 6 months. There, they will find:
- Webinar recording
- Presentation handout (PDF)
- Terminology list (PDF)
- Sight translation document (PDF)
People who attend the entire duration of the webinar (2 hours) receive a Certificate of Attendance with CEUs (2 DSHS, 2 CIMCEs) within 24-28 business hours.
Quick! It’s flying away!
Too busy to make it or missed it?
Don’t worry! You will receive a link to the learning site within 24-28 business hours. There, you will find a 10-question multiple-choice test.
Students just need to watch the webinar recording and score over 75% on the test. Once they do, they will receive a Certificate of Completion with CEUs within 24-28 business hours.