MEDICAL INTERPRETING CERT PREP - HEA110
Next session starts Jun 12, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 9 weeks
Medical Interpreting Certification Prep- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE
Medical interpreters are in great demand both in person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency,
or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country. They can also elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. Course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. You will also be introduced to VRI (Video Remote Interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting). Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci LLC, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certification exam. This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the college and may elect to apply for national certification. Certification fees are not included in the price of the course. Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent. Students must be fluent in English and one other language. Screening required, call 978-236-1200 to request a screening appointment after registration. Textbook required: "What You Need to Know to Become a Medical Interpreter," ISBN: 9780578411910. Available at Amazon.com.