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This course helps you dig into the details.

I recommend without hesitation Gloria Rivera’s webinar, The Medical History. It is so good to be respected and taken seriously as a professional medical interpreter. We don’t have to be doctors or nurses, but as medical interpreters we need familiarity and facility with medical terminology in both languages, as well as a solid understanding of View Full →

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I was already using the strategies the day after listening to the webinar

I am glad I took the online course “Note-Taking Strategies for Interpreters” by Gloria Rivera. I was already using the strategies the day after listening to the webinar, and I especially liked that she included a test for me to find out what my strongest learning styles are and explained how this self-awareness can help View Full →

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I can’t wait until her next course.

As a medical interpreter for 10 years and the owner/trainer of a medical interpreting agency I have participated in hundreds of hours of ENGSPA medical interpreting continuing education classes and conferences. I must say that Gloria’s 2-hour webinar ‘Get to know – La columna vertebral’ is top notch. Since she is both a doctor and View Full →

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Look forward to your next Blue Urpi medical webinar.

I just finished watching Blue Urpi’s webinar, “Get to know: Your Spine”. I thought it was very informative, easy to understand, and relevant for medical interpreters. I appreciate the way Gloria broke the categories down to causes, diagnosis, tests, and treatments. This facilitates linear learning as well as mimics to some extent the medical experience View Full →

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She was patient, generous, funny, and kind while instructing us.

Practicing a profession successfully and being able to teach the principles and techniques behind it require two very different skill sets. It is rare to find an individual who can excel at both. Gloria Rivera can do both seamlessly and competently–with the added benefit that she has trained and worked as a medical doctor, so View Full →

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