The Mind-Body Connection: Translating Health and Wellness Trends for the Consumer Market

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Topic: Medical translation

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Start time:May 24, 2019 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Duration:60 minutes
Description
Consumer health products, green living and lifestyle brands form an interesting niche for translators with a background in health, but these are uncharted waters when it comes to terminology and regulatory issues. How do you keep up with a growing cornucopia of jargon and slang? How do you unpack terms, such as ‘conscious uncoupling’ or ‘alkaline cleanses’? Can you merge science and marketing without green washing? What are the best strategies for translating this food for thought?

At the end of this session, participants will be able:

- To identify the spectrum of documents and opportunities in the health and wellness translation market.
- To understand the primary jargon, terminology and lexical challenges in translating an intersection of medical, wellness and marketing materials.
- To learn to transfer source meaning to effective and engaging target context.
- To understand the conventions, tips and "dos" and "don'ts" for translating wellness materials that add value and authenticity to the content.
Target audience
Translators already specialising in marketing and general translation.
Translators considering crossing over from technical medical into health and well-being.
Medical translators interested in expanding the breadth of their practice.
Learning objectives
At the end of this session, participants will be able:

- To identify the spectrum of documents and opportunities in the health and wellness translation market.
- To understand the primary jargon, terminology and lexical challenges in translating an intersection of medical, wellness and marketing materials.
- To learn to transfer source meaning to effective and engaging target context.
- To understand the conventions, tips and "dos" and "don'ts" for translating wellness materials that add value and authenticity to the content.
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• Required: Windows 7 – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


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• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

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Trainer
Erin Lyons    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Erin M. Lyons is a full-time French to English and Italian to English translator, medical writer, and consultant and the Owner and President of BiomedNouvelle. Her primary areas of focus include clinical research, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and cosmetic products and she has split her professional career between Europe and the U.S. She has a BA in Romance Languages and Literature from the University of Chicago and an MA in Italian and French Translation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She has presented at several ATA Annual Conferences, as well as at the 2011 World Congress of the International Federation of Translators and the 2013 ProZ.com International Conference (Porto) and 6th Annual Congress and Training in France (Biarritz).
Comments about this course

The Mind-Body Connection: Translating Health and Wellness Trends for the Consumer Market

pagnawath
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I would like to registerMay 21, 2019

Hello there:

I am a Khmer translator and would like to register for training in this course.
Thank you,
Pagnawath Khun


 

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