Interpreting for Dental Hygiene - Russian

taught by Cynthia E. Roat, MPH

Course description

This 2 hour online CE course provides interpreters with the concepts and vocabulary needed in encounters related to dental hygiene.

Interpreters will learn: 

  • the anatomy and physiology of the mouth and dentition.
  • how to interpret during a basic dental exam and cleaning.
  • the questions that dental hygienists routinely ask and the signs and symptoms they look for.
  • the basics of oral hygiene.
  • how to describe the work of the periodontist in treating gum disease with deep cleanings. 


This course will support your ability to confidently manage Dental Hygiene interpreting encounters.  Exercises include a bilingual audio role-play to help you internalize key dental terminology and interpret this terminology accurately and faithfully. A bilingual glossary of dental hygiene terminology is included in English and Russian.

CCHI 2 CE Hours
ATA 2 CE Points
IMIA 0.2 CE Hours - Approval Pending
DSHS/LTC 2 CE Credit





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

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).

Reviews (1)

by Elena Walker
Thank you for developing this comprehensive course on Dental Hygiene. It was a great pleasure to learn new concepts and reinforce familiar topics. Recording the interpretation will definitely help develop oral skills.

by Elena Walker
Thank you for developing this comprehensive course on Dental Hygiene. It was a great pleasure to learn new concepts and reinforce familiar topics. Recording the interpretation will definitely help develop oral skills.