A non language-specific training course designed to prepare you for either National Certification exam sittings and aimed at raising Language Access to care for Limited English Proficient patients.
Anatomy and Physiology: taught by Fares Alahdab, MD, professor at the prestigious Mayo Clinic. Dr. Alahdab has first hand experience in utilizing the services of medical interpreters and is passionate about language access.
Interpreting theory and practice (including ethics, culture, etc.): taught by Graciela Zozaya, CHI, recipient of the 2020 Texas Star in Language Access Award, and 15 years of experience in training hundreds of medical interpreters.
- Managing the flow of communication
- Culture and culture-facilitation
- The Interpreted Encounter
- Active listening
- Understanding medical terminology
- NCIHC Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
- IMIA Code of Ethics
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Medical Terminology
- part of a bilingual staff
- an on-site interpreter
- contract interpreter
- seeking a career in medical interpreting?
If you answered "yes", then you've arrived at the right place
My comprehensive curriculum is taught through lively discussions and interactions; participants develop their skills and knowledge through carefully-prepared realistic role-plays and guided by a nationally-recognized instructor.
Group size is limited to between 7 and 20 participants in order to provide a meaningful learning experience to each student.
Dates: April 23 through May 28, 2022
Days: Saturday - full days
Location: University of Houston-Downtown
Modality: In-person, classroom setting
Dates: June: 13, 15, 17, 20, 21, 23 & 30th; July: 6, 8,14, 18, 20, and 23, 2022
Days: Mostly M-W-F (6:30 5o 9:30 pm) and one Saturday (8:30 am to 2:30 pm)
Register before June 12 to receive a $50 rebate!
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Cancellation and refund policy:
We may approve a refund request if you NOTIFY us of your desire to cancel, in writing, within 48-hours of payment (VERBAL requests are NOT accepted) to the following address: email@example.com
A 10% processing fee will apply.
Cancellation notice must be received, during business hours, at least 48 hours before course begins.
Cancellations received within less than 48 hours from the course start will incur in a 50% fee.
No refunds once course has begun.