Sample CASPer® Question: Family Member Acting as an Interpreter
Consider a video prompt around the following scenario.
Read the prompt. Then answer the questions in 5 minutes!
PROMPT: A family member is acting as an interpreter as you get consent for a procedure for your patient. You are suspicious that the interpreter is not fully translating what you are saying with respect to the risks involved.
- How would you ensure that your patient is able to give an informed consent?
- What potential issues could arise if a family member is acting as a communicator?
- How would this situation proceed if instead a paid translator, who has no relation to the family, were used?