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  1. Medical Interpretation Volunteer program

Medical Interpretation Volunteer program

Purpose

As a way to help improve everyday life for foreigners living in Okinawa, medical interpretation volunteer training, registration and introducing Interpreter for those who need assistance when seeking a medical institution.

Content

  • Medical Interpreter Training Course
  • Medical Interpreter Step-up Course
  • Introduction/Sending Medical Interpreter

Conducting Periods

Medical Interpreter Training Course

Purpose
  • Learning knowledge of Volunteer Interpretation, skills and reporting Interpreter activities
  • Workshop: Roleplaying set up how medical scenes would be
Call for participants From the perspective of preventing the spread of new coronavirus infectious diseases, the language will be distributed.
Medical interpreter training course (English/Chinese)   April 5th, 2021  - May 16th, 2021 
Conducting
Periods
English:   The 1st  session, Saturday, June 5th, 8:45- 12:00
     The 2nd session, Sunday,   June 6th, 8:45- 12:00
     The 3rd  session, Saturday, June 19th, 8:45- 12:00
               The 4th session,  Sunday,   June 20th, 8:45- 12:00
               Certification test  Saturday, July 17th (Meeting time is set individually)

Chinese:  The 1st  session, Saturday, June 26th, 8:45-12:00
              The 2nd session, Sunday,   July 3rd, 8:45-12:00
              The 3rd  session, Saturday, July 10th, 8:45-12:00
              The  4th  session, Sunday,  July 11th, 8:45-12:00
              Certification test  Saturday, July 17th (Meeting time is set individually)
Conducting Venue English, Chinese: Okinawa International Exchange and Human Resources Development Foundation 3rd Floor
Training language English and Chinese

Medical Interpreter Step-up Course

Content
  • To improve understanding of volunteer interpreters and developmental interpretation skills
  • Lecture by medical setting to attending physician
Call for participants August 1, 2020 (Saturday) ~ September 10, 2020 (Thursday)
Conducting
Periods
September 25, 2020 14:00-16:30
※Conduct as an online seminar (Zoom)
Conducting Venue Each participant prepares the environment for the "Web conference system (Zoom)" and attends the seminar at home.
Training language English, Chinese, Korean and Spanish

Introduction/Sending Medical Interpreter

  • 言語選択

Okinawa Medical Information(沖縄県外国語対応医療機関)

A list of medical institutions that are supposed in foreign languages in Okinawa prefecture can be viewed.
(It is not always possible to respond in foreign languages. Please make sure with each medical institution by calling in advance)

Okinawa Medical Info 沖縄県外国語対応医療機関

Multilingual Medical Questionnaire Form

11 Questionnaires translated into 8 languages can be downloaded for free. Please check the link below.
多言語問診票