Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training (64 hours)

  • 17 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • 21 Sep 2018
  • 5:30 PM
  • Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave S. Seattle WA 98144

This 64-hour training will cover the content of CCHCP’s 40-hour Bridging the Gap – Medical Interpreter Training in addition to special interpreter professional development topics.  

 

Topics covered include:

  • National ethics standards
  • The roles of the medical interpreter
  • Memory development
  • Sight translation
  • Mental health interpreting
  • Health disparities (including those faced by the LGBTQIA community)
  • Medical terminology
  • Professional development
  • and more!

 

Participants will have ample opportunities to practice simultaneous interpretation in English and their other language(s) through role play activities and other skill development exercises.

 

The training fee includes:

  • 64 hours of intensive, interactive training
  • Language proficiency assessment via ALTA Language Services
  • (part of non-refundable $100 deposit)
  • 2017 Edition of The Bridging the Gap Textbook for Medical Interpreters
  • Bilingual Medical Glossary
  • Guide to Common Medications
  • Signed Certificate of Completion with individual certificate number upon successful completion of training
  • Eligibility to enroll in the Bridging the Gap Training of Trainers course or Connecting to Care: Patient Guide course.

 

http://xculture.org/medical-interpreter-training/bridging-the-gap-training-program/bridging-the-gap-for-medical-interpreters-course-description/

For more information, to register, or with questions please email: bridgingthegap@xculture.org or call 206-860-0329. Thank you!

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