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Cancer Disparities

Webinar: Ensuring Equal Access to Cancer Research: How Can Trained Interpreters Make a Difference?

Ensuring Equal Access to Cancer Research: How Can Trained Interpreters Make a Difference?


Description

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans (about 47 million) speak a language other than English at home, and over 50 million US residents donít speak the same language as their health-care providers. Use of certified translators is often recommended, but what skills are needed to ensure appropriate and accurate interpretation of the informed consent discussion?

 

Objectives

∑          Explain the rationale for use of trained interpreters in the cancer clinical trial setting

∑          Discuss strategies for assessing patientsí language access needs

∑          Describe effective provider-patient-interpreter communication in the clinical encounter

 

Speakers

Lidia Schapira, MD                                                                

Medical Oncologist                                                               

Massachusetts General Hospital                            

 

Ira Sen Gupta, MA

Executive Director

Cross Cultural Health Care Program          

                                                                                
Date

April 17, 2013

1:00pm-2:30 pm ET

 

For More Information Visit: http://www.enacct.org/node/292

 

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