Webinar: The Importance of Using Qualified Medical Interpreters
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Webinar: The Importance of Using Qualified Medical Interpreters

Why It’s Important to Use Qualified Medical Interpreters with Your Patients

November 2016

Trilingual Medical Interpreter Lorena Castillo presents “Why It’s Important to Use a Qualified Interpreter with Your LEP Patients”, including expert insight on one of Section 1557’s latest requirements. She covers why the use of an ad-hoc interpreter including family members is now expressly prohibited, the difference between an ad-hoc and a medically qualified interpreter as well as why being bilingual just isn’t enough. Watch the recording to learn more about the reasoning behind Section 1557’s latest requirement. Don't have an hour? Get the key takeaways here.

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