Challenges in Interpreting for Dental Services

taught by Cynthia E. Roat, MPH

Course description

This one-hour online program will explore with learners the special challenges they will face when interpreting for dental appointments. These include dealing with unknown terminology and high register, handling patients who are mumbling, responding to non-verbal cues when a patient cannot speak because of dental instruments in the mouth, and other challenges.

Accessible for 90 days from date of purchase/published date.

CCHI 1 CE Hour
ATA 1 CE Point
IMIA 0.1 CE Units
DSHS/LTC 1 CE Credit

Cynthia E. Roat, MPH
Cynthia E. Roat, MPH

Cynthia E. Roat is an international consultant on language access in health care. She is the author of a wide array of key resources in the field and the primary developer of the original version of Bridging the Gap, for many years the country’s most widely-offered training for health care interpreters.

She is a founding member of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC), where she was a long-time Board member and Chair of various committees, a founding member of the Washington State Coalition on Language Access (WASCLA), and a former board member of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society (NOTIS).