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 slideshare.com!

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.


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