An ATA Professional Development Event
Presented by the American Translators Association
and the Houston Interpreters and Translators Association
   
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Take advantage of special Early-Bird rates available until February 15.
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BOOK YOUR HOTEL
Take advantage of special rates, available until February 1.
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CONTINUING EDUCATION
Earn up to 8 CEPs for the ATA Certification Program.
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CERTIFICATION EXAM
An ATA certification exam sitting will be held on Sunday, February 24.
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ATTENTION EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS
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PLEASE NOTE: This program is subject to change.

 

Join ATA & HITA in Houston!
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Join your colleagues for two days of in-depth, high-quality sessions presented by experts in their field. This seminar is targeted at experienced translators and interpreters, who are seeking advanced-level continuing education.

Participate in practical exercises to overcome the unique challenges when translating for the healthcare consumer—using the appropriate register, protecting patient rights, following government regulations, etc. Learn to establish healthy and appropriate boundaries to better care for the patient as well as yourself. Know the criteria used by major hospitals and medical research institutions when reviewing translations intended for their patient populations. Understand cardiovascular procedures to achieve an accurate translation. Improve your knowledge of pediatric heart defects and heart surgery. Discover the latest technologies in the field of cardiology.

Schedule of Events - Saturday, February 23
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The American Translators Association will provide a full-day of sessions on medical translation and interpreting, including a continental breakfast in the morning, a Job Marketplace, and a Networking Session following the final presentation.

7:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
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8:30am
Demystifying Cardiovascular Terminology
- Mary Esther Diaz
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10:30am Coffee Break
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11:00am
How to Translate for the Healthcare Consumer:
A Hands-on Workshop
- Maria A. Cornelio
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1:00pm Lunch on your own
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3:00pm Boundaries and Self Care in Helping Professions
- Kathie Rickman
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5:00pm Networking Session
   

 Schedule of Events - Sunday, February 24
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The Houston Interpreters and Translators Association will provide a half-day of sessions on medical-related topics, including a continental breakfast.

8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
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9:00am
9:30am Anatomy of a Pediatric Heart Surgery:
What Is so Special about the Heart of a Child?
- Graciela Zozaya
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10:30am Coffee Break
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11:00am


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