SRJC Course Outlines

10/26/2020 12:12:29 PMHCI 181L Course Outline as of Fall 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HCI 181LTitle:  FUND HLTHCARE INTERP LAB  
Full Title:  Fundamentals of Healthcare Interpreting - Lab
Last Reviewed:5/9/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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During this lab course, students will practice exercises and implement interpreting models, techniques and strategies to develop skills necessary for language interpretation in healthcare settings. Emphasis will be on demonstrating the roles and responsibilities of healthcare interpreters, the use of basic medical language relating to common medical conditions, treatments and procedures, and practice in dual-language use and recognition of cultural nuances for specific communities necessary in the art of interpretation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of HCI 180 and Course Completion of HCI 180L and Concurrent Enrollment in HCI 181


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
During this lab course, students will practice exercises and implement interpreting models, techniques and strategies to develop skills necessary for language interpretation in healthcare settings. Emphasis will be on demonstrating the roles and responsibilities of healthcare interpreters, the use of basic medical language relating to common medical conditions, treatments and procedures, and practice in dual-language use and recognition of cultural nuances for specific communities necessary in the art of interpretation.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of HCI 180 and Course Completion of HCI 180L and Concurrent Enrollment in HCI 181
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate intermediate level proficiency in models of culturally sensitive healthcare interpreting and translation, including basic medical concepts and vocabulary in English and Language of Service (LOS).
2.  Describe and demonstrate a variety of interpreting roles, including dealing with communication barriers and associated protocols.
 

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1. Compare and contrast HCI models of provider-interpreter-client dynamics.
2. Identify ways that differences in communication styles may be handled in the HCI-health care provider-client relationship.
3. Describe how differences in cultural beliefs and practices may influence the HCI-client-provider relationship.
4. Identify and demonstrate techniques and strategies to enhance provider/interpreter communication with clients.
5. Describe and demonstrate common interpreter roles and protocols.
6. Demonstrate HCI modes: consecutive, simultaneous, and summarization interpretation, and sight translation.
7. Demonstrate intermediate proficiency in using interpreting models in the lab setting.
8. Demonstrate competency in the lab setting using basic medical vocabulary in English and LOS related to common medical conditions, treatments, and procedures used in health care.
9. Develop cultural awareness, sensitivity and humility.
10. Identify problems/conflicts that may arise in a variety of interpreting scenarios and utilize strategies for resolution.

Topics and Scope
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I. Lab Experience
II. In the lab, the language coach will facilitate weekly discussions, HCI exercises, role-plays and critiques that will include these topics:
    A. Use of modes of medical interpreting, English to LOS and LOS to English
    B. Interpreting protocols practice
    C. Use of interpreter roles
    D. Cross-cultural communication skill practice
    E. Language elements management
    F. Analyses and interpretation of scenarios for appropriate standards of healthcare interpreting practice as well as appropriate ethical and legal concepts
    G. Diagnostic process vocabulary
    H. Management of problems and conflicts during interpreting sessions
    I. Medical terminology translation into English/LOS
III. Utilization of resources for interpreters          
IV. Lab ePortfolio development

Assignments:
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1.  Review 5-10 pages in texts per week
2.  Read 3-8 assigned readings (3-12 pages) from supplemental materials
3.  Read and translate 8-12 written medical terminology exercises
4.  Role-play and critique 4-7 selected interpreting scenarios
5.  Practice 5-8 interpreting exercises
6.  Build glossary of medical terms in English/LOS, including a section on cultural sensitivity tips
7.  Discuss a specified interpreting problem or conflict and possible solutions (3-5 min)
8.  Meet with language coach 2-5 times during semester for feedback and at end of course for final evaluation
9.  Complete quizzes (4-8) and final exam on basic medical knowledge and interpreting skills
10. Collect artifacts from lab work, experience, and reflections to add to ePortfolio website. Consult library experts for technical assistance. Near end of semester, share weblink with language coach. Revise ePortfolio based on feedback from language coach.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Critiques, problem/conflict management solutions
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Terminology and interpreting exercises; roleplays; translations; interpreting exam, ePortfolio technical development
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Quizzes, Final Exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
25 - 35%
Attendance and participation, glossary, student evaluation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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California Standards for Healthcare Interpreters: Ethical Principles, Protocols and Guidance on Roles and Intervention, 2002, online
Healthcare Interpreting in Small Bites, Cynthia E. Roat, 2010 (Classic)
Healthwise Handbook, Kaiser Permanente, 18th Edition
Medical dictionary or glossary in English and Language of Service (LOS)-various publications to be used depending on LOS
MedlinePlus
National Council on Interpreting in Health Care Standards and Code of Ethics, 2007, online
Role-play Manual, CCSF-HCI program, 2007
The Complete Human Body-The Definitive Visual Guide, Alice Roberts, D.K. Publishing, NY, 2010 (Classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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