April Meeting: CULTURE AND MEDIATION IN MEDICAL INTERPRETING:
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04 / 18 Tuesday / 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
NYU SCPS Building, room 321

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Who is Calling the Shots in the Patient-Provider Communication
Presented by: Eric Candle

This presentation will address cultural competence versus cultural humility, ethical decision-making process, and successful mediation. The speaker will focus on the ten core cross-cultural issues, high-context cultures, culture-bound syndromes, and resisting seeing the patient in “deficit” terms. Seasoned and novice interpreters alike will find this training opportunity very helpful, and will be able to apply some of the new approaches in the medical interpreting field to advance an effective triadic communication in any language pair. This session will be followed by some Q&A and extra time to network and chat with fellow professionals.

Eric Candle is President of ECdata, Inc., a NYC-based training and language access company. He is U.S./International Chapters Coordinator for the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA). Eric is a qualified medical interpreter, and a licensed medical/legal interpreter trainer. He teaches Medical and Community Interpreting at Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and at the State University of New York (SUNY). Eric has delivered numerous presentations around the world on the professionalization of medical interpreting, national certification, culturally competent public services and new language service modalities. He has incorporated differential diagnoses into the teaching medical terminology, applied “intonation makeover” for languages of lesser diffusion and introduced the concept of “cross-institutional competency” as a part of the “three-legged communication strategy.”

Please confirm your attendance by replying to this email, nycirclemanager14@gmail.com, and remember to bring photo ID for NYU lobby security staff.

WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS MEETING AND HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

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