CANCELLED – Full-day Seminar – Pediatric Genetics

Description: This language-neutral, 6-hour workshop is a special opportunity for interpreters to learn to work in the fast-changing field of pediatric genetics, using a new curriculum designed by Cynthia Roat in collaboration with the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. This workshop introduces basic concepts in genetics, introduces the providers on the genetic services team, walks through what to expect in a pediatric genetic consult, and discusses genetic testing. Technical vocabulary is introduced, and exercises help the interpreter learn the vocabulary both in English and a non-English language. Finally, interpreting exercises based on real-life pediatric encounters create opportunities for practice. Language-specific glossaries and practice exercises are provided in Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Arabic.

Judit Marin is a freelance Spanish interpreter, translator, and trainer based in Northern California. She is an ATA-certified (English>Spanish) translator and a California Certified Medical Interpreter. She holds an M.A. in Spanish from U.C. Santa Barbara and a B.A. in Catalan Philology from the University of Barcelona. She currently serves as Vice President and Continuing Education Director for the Northern California Translators Association (NCTA). She received the Interpreter of the Year Award from the California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA), at their annual conference in 2018. You can contact her at and follow her on Twitter: @juditoak.

Pending approval for Nevada, Utah, and California CEUs, and ATA CEPs, CCHI CE

Early-Bird fee (by October 31, 2019)
NITA Members $50/Non-members $75

After October 31, 2019
NITA Members $75/Non-members $100

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Seminar Location:

AFP - 2880 Meade Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

All registrations must be done online. There will be no registration on the day of the seminar itself.


This event is fully booked.