Medical Document Translation Workshop: English and Spanish

Course Number: SPN X406.5

1 units

This workshop is for individuals who are fluent in Spanish and English and who wish to improve their skills in written translation for the health care professions. Lessons include:

  • introductory translation theory and technique
  • common errors in English and Spanish
  • computer-assisted research skills
  • text analysis, reviewing, proofreading and editing

Participants work individually and in groups to prepare translations of typical health-related documents in both languages.


Applicable Certificates

No Applicable Certificates

Starting May 5 : Classroom-based

Section Code: 164CPJ003

Course Fees:



Gustavo Wong

Gustavo Wong, B.S., Registered Dietician, Nutritionist and Translator, Riverside University Health System, has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare field.  His native language is Spanish, but he is fluent in English and Portuguese, and also speaks Cantonese.


Fri 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 5 - Jun 2, 2017

5 Meetings


UCR Palm Desert CenterMap

Section Notes:



"Spanish-English English-Spanish Medical Dictionary: Dictionario Medico Espanol-Ingles Ingles-Espanol"

ISBN: 0781750113

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