Save the date! Webinar – How to prepare for the National Board’s written and oral exam

10/24/2011, 12 pm Eastern Time

The National Board Director offers a step-by-step guideline on how to prepare for the National Board’s written and oral exam, which will be offered soon in five more languages. The webinar will focus on the specifics of taking the exams, including a description of what to expect when you get to the testing center, the software program, screen shots of the test setup, and more. Participating in the webinar is the best way to prepare for taking our oral exam to become a Certified Medical Interpreter, and it’s free.

 This one hour webinar is open to everyone and there’s no need to pre-register. You will need a phone line and a computer with Internet access to fully participate.
 
To HEAR the webinar, access the Audio portion of the meeting, use your phone:
USA Toll-Free: (877) 336-1839 ACCESS CODE: 9024911
(International or USA Caller Paid Toll: (636) 651-0008 ACCESS CODE: 9024911)
 
To SEE the presentation, access the Web portion of the meeting, use your computer and Internet Explorer is the most appropriate browser:
Web Meeting Address: https://www.connectmeeting.att.com
Meeting Number: 8773361839 ACCESS CODE: 9024911
 
Procedures for the audio:
1. Dial in and wait until you are added to the call
2. Put your phone on mute by pressing *6 (to un-mute press *6 again)
3. Please do not place your phone on hold during the webinar
 

Happy 2nd Anniversary to the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters!

On October 10th 2009, the Independent National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters launched at the IMIA conference the process of the National Board certification!  It has been only 2 years but what a great success the NBCMI has been…
 
  • There are now over 250 Certified Medical Interpreters (CMI’s) nationwide
  • Over 700 interpreters took the written exam
  • Soon, there will be 5 more languages ready for the oral exam: Korean, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese and Russian
  • 5 more languages are in process (Arabic, French, Haitian-Creole, Portuguese and Japanese)
  • With 600 testing sites nationwide
IMPRESSIVE!
CONGRATULATIONS NBCMI!