Medical Terminology for Interpreters: Anatomy and Physiology for Interpreters Part 1

SKU#: 49 Anatomy and Physiology 1
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clearsimple overview of anatomy and physiology designed to strengthen interpreters’ medical understanding and accuracy. Part 1 focuses on five body systems: the integumentary, musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory and nervous systems.

Course length: 3 hours

Course access period: 60 days from purchase date

Once purchased, course access cannot be paused. 

Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).

Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.


  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 3 CCHI CE hours
  • International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.3 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs
  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 3 CE credits
  • Pennsylvania Interpreter Certification Program (ICP): 3 CEUs
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 3 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define anatomy and physiology and name the main organs and functions of five human body systems.
  • Interpret basic terms for body parts, functions, common diseases and conditions related to those five body systems.

What you will get:

  • Your video instructor: Sylvana Fernández-Ellauri, MD (Uruguay), CMI, Spanish
  • A step-by-step introduction to anatomy and physiology, with videos, audio, visually engaging materials and easy-to-understand diagrams
  • 14 interactive exercises, activities and quizzes designed to enhance interpreters’ medical understanding of anatomy and physiology
  • A workbook of 24 pages written by your host (a doctor and certified interpreter): The Human Body, Its Diseases and Conditions: A Review Workbook of Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Interpreters.
  • About 30 anatomical diagrams
  • One handbook in ebook format: Medical Terminology for Interpreters
  • All course material reviewed by an MD and Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI)
  • Course completion certificate         

How this course will improve your practice

You will:

  • Acquire greater medical accuracy as an interpreter through a deeper knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Gain a better understanding of how human body systems work together.
  • Know how to apply this knowledge while interpreting related terms.
  • Enhance your ability to understand and accurately interpret the roughly 75% of medical terminology that derive from Greek or Latin roots.
  • Support patient safety through enhanced knowledge and accuracy.
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