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Medical Interpreter Training

Online Medical interpreter Certificate Training

ONLINE MEDICAL INTERPRETER CERTIFICATE TRAINING

Online Medical Interpreter Certificate Training Program is a 60-hour 7-week training course that was developed to enable participants to become competent medical interpreters.

Our highly engaging online classes combined with live instructor led interactive webinars are easy to access from wherever you are.

We are accepting applications for our 60 hour 7-week Online Medical Interpreter Training Session that starts on May 6, 2020 and ends on June 20, 2020.

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Space in the training program is limited and is filling up quickly, so we recommend early registration. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the course is full.

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MEDICAL INTERPRETING PROGRAM INFO:

The course introduces participants to interpreter roles and skills, interpreter ethics, and medical terminology in both English and the target language.

Anatomy and Physiology is taught by an experienced instructor who is a clinician. Language coaching and role-plays in the target language are offered by experienced medical interpreters who are native speakers of the target language.

TOTAL COST OF THE PROGRAM:

$650 ($50 non-refundable registration fee plus $600 course fee)

SCHEDULE: Online Medical interpreter Certificate

Online classes and Interactive Webinars:
Wednesdays (6.30 pm - 9.30 pm), and Saturdays (10.00 am - 12 pm & 1 pm  - 3 pm).

ONLINE MEDICAL INTERPRETER TRAINING COURSE STRUCTURE:

  1. Interactive Webinars
    Study Interpreter's Core Competencies and Anatomy & Physiology  with our engaging and easy-to-follow live instructor led interactive webinars
  2. Language Practice with a live instructor
    Master your medical terminology and sharpen your interpreting skills in live practice sessions online with our native speaking language instructors.
  3. Online Resources
    Access your course resources, materials, videos and assignments from anywhere through your student portal.

LANGUAGES:

Online Medical interpreter Certificate Training

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Haitian Creole
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Cantonese Chinese
  • Vietnamese

WHO SHOULD ATTEND MEDICAL INTERPRETER TRAINING COURSE:

Bilingual individuals interested in becoming medical interpreters.
No medical or previous interpreting background required.

HOW TO REGISTER:

STEP 1
Register online and pay $50 non-refundable registration fee online to reserve a seat in the course

STEP 2
After you register online and pay a $50 registration fee a language coach will contact you by email or by phone to schedule a 15-min phone Language Assessment Test with you. All the tests are usually scheduled 2 weeks before the course starts.

STEP 3
If you pass the test you will need to pay the course fee. Pay online, send a check or a money order to our office address (below) or call the office to pay with a credit card on the phone.

Office Address:
Medical Interpreter Training Program
Language Connections LLC
2001 Beacon Street, Suite 105
Boston, MA 02135

STEP 4
Anatomy and Physiology books that you will need for this course are listed on the Reading List page .


PLEASE NOTE
: Your registration is not valid without the $50 registration fee.

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IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED YOU MUST:

  1. Be bilingual in English and another language.
  2. Register online to reserve a seat in the course
  3. Pay your $50 Registration Fee
  4. Pass the Language Assessment Pre-Test

REQUIRED SUPPLIES:

• Computer with a reliable internet connection.
• Computer microphone and speakers. A headset is strongly recommended to complete assignments.
• Download free version of Zoom
• Textbooks which you can buy online yourself. See our Reading List >>>

PRE-TEST:

To be accepted into the program, applicants must pass an Oral Language Assessment Pre-Test and demonstrate fluency and literacy skills in English and the target language.
All the tests are usually scheduled 2 weeks before the course starts.

COURSE FEE:

If accepted, participants are required to submit the course fee and signed Student Participation Agreement prior to the first class. You can pay with a check, credit card or cash.

PREREQUISITES TO BECOMING A MEDICAL INTERPRETER:

  • • Fluency and proficiency in written and oral English;
  • • Fluency and proficiency in at least one other language besides English;
  • • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • • Successful completion of language assessment Pre-test;
  • • Ability to communicate effectively.

COURSE LOCATION (subject to change):

The course is entirely online.

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WHY CONSIDER BECOMING A MEDICAL INTERPRETER?

    1. You will experience the joy of making a difference in people's lives. By overcoming language barriers between doctor and patient you will enhance provider/patient communication that would lead to reduced misdiagnosis, improved health outcomes and increased provider/patient satisfaction.
    2. You will have a rewarding career with great earning potential (starting rates for medical interpreters are between $20 - $40/hour)
    3. You will enjoy a lot of interpersonal interaction with people of different cultural backgrounds

If you have any questions regarding our Medical Interpreter Training Program please contact Customer Service at:

Phone: (617) 277-1990.

Email: support@languageconnections.com

Mailing Address:
Medical Interpreter Training Program
Language Connections LLC

2001 Beacon Street, Suite 105

Boston, MA 02135