Terminological Choices for Legal and Medical Interpreters and Translators

By Sandro Tomasi

Location:​ ZOOM Meeting Platform
(Zoom invitation will be delivered a day before the course through your ATIF registration Email address.)

Date(s): Saturday, October 23, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST)

A 4-hour interactive online course focusing on the selection of proper legal and medical terms vis-à-vis translation and interpretation. Translation theory, techniques and practice will be reviewed. The activity will be aided with PowerPoint presentation, guided practice, critical-thinking analysis for decision-making and group discussion.

Sandro Tomasi s a New York State staff court interpreter and certified as a medical interpreter by the State of Washington. Sandro is the author of the authoritative and acclaimed lexicographic work, An English-Spanish Dictionary of Criminal Law and Procedure (aka Tomasi’s Law Dictionary), and a contributing author of Black’s Law Dictionary, 11th ed., Cabanellas de las Cuevas and Hoague’s Diccionario Jurídico, Law Dictionary, 2nd ed., Fernando A. Navarro’s Diccionario de dudas y dificultades de traducción del inglés médico, 3rd ed., and a consultant on Dahl’s Law Dictionary, Diccionario Jurídico Dahl, 4th ed. Sandro has trained over 3000 professionals on T&I matters.

CE unit approval has been requested from Florida Court Interpreter Certification and Regulation Program (FCICRP), American Translators Association (ATA), International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA), and the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI).

CAPTCHAS will be used to confirm attendance in compliance with requirements from certification programs. Instructions on captchas is provided with your ZOOM invitation.

ATIF courses are $FREE for members of ATIF ONLY.

Members must log-in and register for the course through our website www.atifonline.org. Click on the button “Register for upcoming course.” You must use the email associated with your ATIF membership.


Contact person: Ms. Celina Romero, E-mail: courses@atifonline.org

October 23, 2021 9:00 AM - October 23, 2021 1:00 PM