Facilitating Communication for Medical Histories (FREE)
||Michelle Scott, RN
Voices For Health, Inc.
||ATA=1.000, CCHI=0.500, WA-DSHS=0.500, RID=0.050 PS*
*Sign language interpreters requiring RID credit,
must CLICK HERE
to complete PINRA form BEFORE taking this activity
||Interpreters can improve facilitation of communication for medical histories by understanding providers’ goals, communication styles, and different types of histories. Concepts presented include the S.O.A.P. process, pain assessment, the 5 components of a medical history, communication techniques and styles, and patient reactions.
- To understand health providers' goals in taking a medical history.
- To learn about standard and modified medical histories.
- To learn about how to best utilize interpreting roles in order to accurately communicate medical history encounters.
Tags: ATA, CCHI, communication styles, continuing education, culture brokering, interpreter roles, medical history, medical interpreter training, pain scale, professionalism, WA-DSHS