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Upskilling the Interpreter Workforce in Palliative Care Program: Professor Liz Reymond Part II

May 11, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST

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Welcome to Part II of the inaugural 2M Academy PallCare Webinar, where we had the privilege of listening to Prof Liz Reymond’s talk to the group.  By all reports, it was a fantastic overview and introduction to the topic of interpreters working in PallCare settings.

2M Head Educator and 2M Interpreting Manager will explore and comment on crucial points made in Prof Liz Reymond’s presentation, Palliative care: an introduction for interpreters. 

We encourage all participants of the Upskilling the Interpreter Workforce in Palliative Care Program who could not attend the in-person workshop on 12 November 2022 to attend Part II. Those who attended are also welcome to join to hear the presenters’ comments.


Patricia Argüello de Avila – 2M Palliative Care Program Head Educator & NAATI-certified Interpreter and Interpreter Trainer

Patricia Argüello de Avila is a highly experienced and accomplished international interpreter, interpreter trainer and mentor, and interpreting training program designer. For 26 years, Patricia has delivered test preparation workshops and authored Introductory and Advanced Level training courses for all of Queensland Health’s interpreters. Patricia also co-designed the “Introduction to Interpreting in Mental Health Settings” for Trans-cultural Mental Health. She is passionate about advocating and advising on matters concerning the T/I profession and the QLD NAATI RAC.


Despina Amanatidou – Interpreting Manager, 2M Language Services 

Despina Amanatidou is 2M’s Interpreting Manager and a NAATI Certified Interpreter and Translator with over 11 years’ experience in the public health sector. Despina has an in-depth understanding of the barriers that the CALD healthcare consumers face in accessing  information and services as well as the issues encountered by the practitioners and the rest of the participants in an interpreter-mediated encounter.


May 11, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST

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