Professional Development Programs

Basic Medical Terminology for Translators/Interpreters

Course Description:
Medical Terminology for Translators/ interpreters is an in-house course designed to provide medical translators at KFSH&RC with a basic understanding of medical terms that are used on a daily basis in the hospital surroundings. It will be beneficial for their day to day job requirements such as communicating between doctors and patients, as well as history taking.
1- To acquire basic medical vocabulary including body systems, diseases, diagnostic tests & pharmacological/drug names.
2- Correctly pronounce medical terms.
3- Translate with ease & confidence symptoms, conditions & treatments for patients and doctors and related medical personnel.


Jerrin Philip