Working Effectively with Medical Interpreters eLearning

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Working Effectively with Medical Interpreters eLearning

0.50 hr
eLearning
Patient Experience
CE Offered

This eLearning course provides guidance for how to work with medical interpreters while providing family planning services in order to ensure effective communication with all clients. This course reviews Title X requirements for providing linguistically appropriate care, as well as provides strategies and recommendations for working effectively with medical interpreters for the provision of family planning services.

For participants using screen readers or other assistive technology: We recommend that you download the Text-Based Course PDF in the list of Supplemental Materials.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe Title X program requirements for providing linguistically appropriate care.
  • Explain the potential impact of the presence of a medical interpreter on family planning client outcomes.
  • Explain at least three strategies for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care to individuals who have limited English proficiency and/or other communication needs.
  • Implement evidence-based recommendations for working effectively with medical interpreters for the provision of family planning services.

Time: 30 minutes

Continuing Education: 0.5 contact hour

There is no fee for a Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) certificate upon successful completion of this activity.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an Accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been approved for a total of 0.5 contact hours. Activity #FPNTC12.

In order to receive the full credit, participants must complete an evaluation and complete the entire eLearning course. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.