Advanced Healthcare Interpreter Training Event

by The National Institute for Coordinated Healthcare

This medical Interpreting Advanced Training Series consists of multiple workshops, which can be taken as individual units or as a whole.

Each module is designed to develop new skills, and enhance existing ones, in intermediate to advanced areas of the medical interpreting profession.

Participants will learn the specific characteristics of practicing in advanced settings and will be equipped with techniques, terminology, and strategies to reach the next level in their profession, and maintain the integrity of the Standards of Practice.

The following Lessons will be offered in this Second Series:

1. Advanced Medical Terminology: Specialty Settings (8:00am-10:00am)

Cardiology, ER, Orthopaedics, Pharmacology.

2. Bridging to Simultaneous (10:15am-12:15 pm)

An Introduction to Developing your Simultaneous Interpreting Skills .

3. Errors in Medical Interpretation (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)

How to Avoid and Correct Potentially Dangerous Mistakes.

4. Ethical Dilemmas in Medical Interpreting (3:15 pm-5:15 pm)

Making difficult decisions under pressure.

When: Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Where: Temple University Healthcare System Learning Center

2450 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129

(use Fox Street entrance)

Participants will earn 1 ATA CEU per classroom contact hour (2 per workshop)

Registration: $50 per workshop

Participants registering for the entire day will receive a 20% discount

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Registration is limited to 25 participants per module so please reserve your place in advance.




by the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC)

Intended Audience: Educators and Trainers

The new National Standards for Healthcare Interpreter Training Programs are here, and NCIHC’s Home for Trainers wants to help educators meet them. Through the NCIHC Home for Trainers Webinar Series, you’ll find tips and strategies to help you improve training content, methods and techniques.

The NCIHC Trainers Webinar Work Group hosts a webinar every other month. Each webinar features interesting and timely material selected and presented by leaders in the field of interpreter training.

Topics and trainers in our webinar collection include:

Did you miss a presentation? Don’t worry!  You can access them online at

Slideshows can be downloaded for free; audio and video materials are available for a small fee (NCIHC members: $10; non-members: $20) You can also access the slides from!

Don’t miss the opportunity to review these fundamental topics with our experienced trainers so that you can incorporate the latest concepts and techniques into your teaching and curricula.