Here is What You'll Learn
Legalization of Marijuana has grown exponentially in the last few years state by state for medical and even recreational purposes. Interpreting for patients who are using medical or recreational marijuana presents significant challenges when the interpreter is not familiar with the street and/or medical jargon commonly used in the world of cannabis. Interpreters will learn the WHAT, HOW, WHEN and WHY of marijuana usage and the terminology around it. This presentation includes a review of the law, policies and research. The emphasis will be given to the terminology that might come up during an interpretation. This presentation has been designed language neutral
• Understand the terminology behind marijuana usage
• Learn the different methods of marijuana consumption
• Review of research and policies behind cannabis
Accredited by CCHI/CEAP for 1 hr
Accredited DSHS for 1 hr
IMIA/NBCMI (0.1 credit)
ASL Communication is an approved RID Sponsor (0335). This professional studies activity is approved for the posted number of CEUs.
About Dávid Loaiza-Funk
Dávid founded Diversidad LLC to eliminate language barriers while enhancing inclusion in the community of Southern Nevada. Dávid has a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration as well as dual certification in medical/healthcare interpreting and a black belt in Lean Six Sigma for Quality improvement. Dávid serves as the Chair of the Diversity Committee for ACHE-NV Chapter receiving a Regent at Large Diversity Award in 2017.David started the Nevada Caucus through the National Association of Latinos Healthcare Executives (NALHE) and he received the NAHLE 2016 leadership award.