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The Who's Who and What's What in Healthcare (Archived) (3 Hours)

The Who's Who and What's What in Healthcare (Archived) (3 Hours)

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This archived workshop was streamed live on August 26, 2017.

RID CEUs: 0.3 PS

Workshop Language: American Sign Language

Cost: $35

Workshop Description:

The health care environment is full of so many different workers - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Interns, Residents, attendings, technicians… Do you know the differences between them all? How about all the specialties? What’s covered by Nephrology, Oncology, Interventional Radiology? What’s the difference between a CAT scan and a PET scan? What are they looking for when they tell a patient they need a CBC with differential, what’s a “left shift” signify? This workshop will explore all information related to the “whos” and the “whats” that you’ll encounter while interpreting in healthcare. This is a great introduction to the field, and should give you access to some “inside” information that will make healthcare encounters more comfortable and easier to navigate.

Educational Objectives:

After this workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Explain the difference between mid-level providers, types of physicians and various other healthcare workers

2) Describe the foci of various specialties and their responsibilities

3) List the various components of radiology and laboratory testing

4) Elaborate on the significance of various laboratory testing

Presenter Bio:

Kimberly Kelstone, CI, CT, RN has been interpreting over 25 years. She is a nurse in an emergency observation unit in Rochester, NY. Specializing in medical settings, Kimberly was involved in establishing the Interpreters in Healthcare member section of RID and has interpreted for countless Deaf patients & their families as well as Deaf medical residents, researchers, doctors, and other professionals in various healthcare related fields. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a Midwifery specialty through Stony Brook University on Long Island. She received her AAS from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, her first Bachelor’s (ASL studies) through Empire State College and second Bachelor’s (Nursing) through the University of Rochester. She had the good fortune to also receive training through the CATIE center specific to their Medical Immersion program. Kimberly is currently an adjunct professor with the Master’s Degree in Health Care Interpreting through the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, and also has presented locally, regionally and nationally on medical interpreting topics.


Full refunds will be given for all written (emailed) requests received by August 25, 2017 at 11:59pm. No refunds will be given for requests received after that time but funds can be used toward a future Zaboosh workshop.


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This workshop is geared toward working ASL interpreters and interpreting students and will be presented in American Sign Language.

*RID credits are sponsored by Zaboosh. Zaboosh is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for .3 CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

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