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?
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?
∑ 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
Lidia Schapira, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ira Sen Gupta, MA
Cross Cultural Health Care Program
April 17, 2013
1:00pm-2:30 pm ET
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