DescriptionThis half-day workshop compares/contrasts the two main medical interpreter certification exams currently offered at the national level (CCHI and IMIA’s National Board) and includes a review of sample written exams from both.
Please note: The modules in this series are not interchangeable with those in the Cross-Cultural Communications, LLC (CCC) Interpreter Series offered in January and February 2019.
Another class in the Summer Medical Interpreter Series:
Medical Interpreter Ethics & Standards of Practice; Sight Translation; Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation - June 27, 2019
Next Interpreter Series will be in 2020.
WINTER 2020 - Cross-Cultural Communications, LLC (CCC) Interpreter Series
Medical Interpreter Series Modules 1 & 2
Medical Interpreter Series Modules 3 & 4
Medical Interpreter Series Module 5
Medical Interpretation-Medical Terminology
MAY & JUNE 2020 - Summer Interpreter Series
Level 1: Foundations of Professional Interpretation for Health and Human Services
Level 2: Interpreter Training for Health & Human Services: Ethics, Skills Improvement and Practical Study
Level 3: Spanish Medical Interpreter Training- Introduction to Anatomy/Physiology & Medical Terminology
Medical Interpreter Ethics & Standards of Practice; Sight Translation; and Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation
Overview of National Professional Medical Interpreter Certification Exam
Foreign-language medical interpreters who are interested in taking national medical interpretation certification examinations.
Upon completion of this interactive workshop, participants will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the two national medical interpreter certification exams
- Identify what is tested to develop a personal study plan to qualify and sit for the exams
- Review cost and where and when exams are administered
- Identify and understand educational and language prerequisites and requirements for re-certification
- Daniel Holcombe, PhD