Strategically Reaching LEP Communities: Perspectives of Medical Interpreters for Emergency Preparedness

Description: The online course “Strategically Reaching LEP Communities: Perspectives of Medical Interpreters for Emergency Preparedness” features a presentation delivered by Dr. Sharyne Shiu Thornton. The presentation covers a study performed by Dr. Thornton on the disaster-related training experiences and training needs of medical interpreters. It also includes suggestions on how to incorporate medical interpreters and their language communities in disaster preparedness.

Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Name: Anna Daddario, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A108, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: vulnerable populations, LEP, Limited English Proficiency, medical interpreters, Emergency Preparedness, cultural competency
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Common: Risk Management
Universal Task Listing: Respond, Recover, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analyst/Investigation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Thu Apr 10 20:32:16 -0400 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 19:03:24 -0400 2009