• The AALB Medical Interpreter Training program prepares multilingual individuals to become professional medical interpreters with a high degree of efficacy; in addition to our interactive live lectures, students will have the opportunity to participate in simulation training, allowing them to apply the skills they are learning in their non-English language and get feedback on their technique. Our trainers are carefully selected to be subject-matter experts, experienced interpreters, and skilled instructors, allowing for an effective learning experience. Americans Against Language Barriers is a nationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Chicago, Illinois, which means that all training fees are used to advance our mission of improving the quality of life for those with language barriers. Our training is accepted as a prerequisite for medical interpreter certification, and serves as continuing education for sign language interpreters certified by the Registry of Interpreter for the Deaf (RID). Please click HERE to visit the AALB Medical Interpreter Training page and learn more about the program. Payment plans are available. If you have any questions please contact us.
  • ALTA Language Services – Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare®: ALTA is an employee-owned company with 35+ years of experience. Our highest priority is quality at a fair price. ALTA’s self-paced, 40-hour program will enable you to work nationally AND prepare you for national certification exams. A Certification of Qualification from ALTA’s course meets 3 of the CCHI application requirements – proof of 40-hour training, proof of fluency in English, and proof of fluency in your target language. We work hard to set our students up for success. With your course ticket you will get: 40+ hours of on-demand curriculum, skill-building videos, LIVE video meetings with a trainer, digital course books & a bilingual glossary. Plus, your final ALTA written and oral evaluations are included in the cost of the course. We also offer payment plans. To learn more, click HERE. We can’t wait to meet you! #altalearn
  • Art of Medical Interpretation® (AMI). BECOME A PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETER by completing the CCCS medical interpreting course. By completing the AMI course, you will meet all CCHI requirements to take the national certification exam (40-hr min of professional training & dual language proficiency).
    • This course is a 60-hr Certificate of Accomplishment online training with a live instructor at all times. Learn interpreting techniques, standards of practice, ethics, cultural competency, medical terminology, body systems, common illnesses, mental health, glossaries, modes and roles of interpreting, remote interpreting techniques, memory aids, conflict resolution and prepare to work in the industry. Practice real life situations via role-plays in both languages with a live language coach. This course is taught by a multidisciplinary team of interpreter trainers, healthcare and mental health providers. Adheres to industry standards.
    • The Cross Cultural Communication Systems (CCCS) institute is licensed by the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure as a Private Occupational School.
    • CLICK HERE for the Course page. Contact us at 781.729.3736 x109, StudentsCCCS@embracingculture.com
  • The Community Interpreter® Online (TCIO) – Join us for the first and only national online, self-paced 40-hour certificate program in medical and community interpreting! Developed by Cross-Cultural Communications, the leading national provider for medical and community interpreter training, and hosted by our online training platform, Blue Horizon, this intensive program covers interpreting in healthcare, educational and social services settings. TCIO promotes national ethics and standards of practice in the field and can prepare interpreters to take national medical interpreter certification.
    For more information, please contact Maisoon Ateem Abdelrhman, Program Manager, at 410-312-5599 or info@cultureandlanguage.net. Visit our website at: https://www.interpretertraining-online.com/.
  • ESCLA: Building Blocks Interpreting – This 60-hour course takes you through a journey covering more than the essential foundation of a Professional Medical Interpreter’s required skills and knowledge. Participants have constant opportunities to practice with realistic scenarios in order to effectively apply the course content. Subject Competence is evaluated each day of the course to ensure that each concept covered has been adequately understood. Additional mentorship is available, if desired after course end, in order to establish success as a medical interpreter. To enroll, contact us at training@esclaonline.com or 832.330.8567.
  • Interpreter Education Online – Interpreter Education Online (IEO) is a top training provider nationwide, offering testing and training solutions for individual interpreters, hospitals, courts, and language agencies. IEO offers an online, self-paced Preparatory Course for the CCHI Exams. This course was created to prepare those who are taking the CCHI exams and who need to meet the 40-hour training requirement. It includes: chapters on Body Systems, the U.S. Healthcare System, Diseases, and Procedures; Quizzes; Videos; Language-specific glossaries; Review of the Healthcare Interpreter Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice; Interpretation Theory; Interpretation exercises (8 evaluated by instructor), and 1 Skype Lesson with an instructor. http://site.interpretereducationonline.com/preparatory-course-for-the-cchi-exam/
  • InterpreterEd.com – Live, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) for all students in over 100 language pairs with a language-neutral approach. We teach our thoroughly modern curriculum in a supportive, collaborative environment. Our virtual classroom combines live instruction with an innovative format. Work through assignments with fellow students, ask your instructor questions, get instant feedback and helpful guidance. We cover all topics required for national certification, learn the terminology needed to be a professional interpreter and practice the skills required for success.
    Students receive our award-winning course textbook, our carefully curated Bi-lingual Core terminology book and a comprehensive Medical Terminology textbook with diagrams, terminology pronunciation recordings and more. InterpreterEd gives you more than a certificate, we give you confidence. Payment plans available. For more information:

  • Interpreter Prep: live online classes (for a more personalized learning experience) and on demand courses (for a more flexible training). Courses are language specific for SPANISH/ ENGLISH. We offer a 2 week money-back guarantee and 6 month financing is available for qualified applicants. Please visit our website (http://www.interpreterprep.com) for more information.
  • MasterWord® Intensive Medical Interpreter Training – Online and Self – Paced. It meets CCHI eligibility criteria and is also accredited for 40.00 CE hours by CEAP. This training is non-language specific and is designed to prepare you for interpreting in the healthcare industry. It uses the latest and most effective interactive techniques, and provides an opportunity to learn and practice the most effective models for the interpreting process, advanced ethical decision making, memory and note taking, medical terminology, cross-cultural interpreting, and navigation of the US health care system. BONUS FINAL EXAM: Health Care Interpreter Assessment (HCIA)® is included at no cost.
  • MCA (Medical Communication Ambassadors) is an 80 hour on-line medical interpreter program, language specific ENGLISH-SPANISH. Our course features comprehensive education on medical terminology, medications, diagnoses, standards of practice, roles of the interpreter, code of ethics, cultural competency, regulations that affect the interpreter, Title VI, HIPAA, hospital systems, anatomy and physiology, self-care, how to work with a chaplain, and the dual role interpreter. The course is 16 weeks (5 hours a week) which includes homework, instructional videos, pre-test, midterm and final exams written and oral and a mandatory weekly two hours face to face time via zoom (for a more personalized learning experience) with the instructor.  Our instructor has 40+ years working in the medical field as a nurse and a mental health counselor.  Also 20 years working as a medical interpreter. She is a CHI™ certificant.  The course includes the textbook which is authored by our instructor. We offer a one- week money-back guarantee. Please visit our website at http://www.mcainterpreters.com for more information, or call us at 219-229-5351 or email us at circe@mallofmagic.com.
  • The Medical Interpreter Online (TMIO) – Prepare for medical interpreter certification with the most comprehensive self-paced 40-hour certificate in medical interpreting. Developed by Cross-Cultural Communications, the leading national provider for medical and community interpreter training, and hosted by our online training platform, Blue Horizon, this intensive program promotes national ethics and standards of practice in the field and tackles medical terminology, the healthcare system, medical protocols—including HIPAA and infection control—and language access laws.
    For more information, please contact Maisoon Ateem Abdelrhman, Program Manager, at 410-312-5599 or info@cultureandlanguage.net. Visit our website at: https://www.interpretertraining-online.com/.
  • Medical Interpreting Training School (MITS) –  This renowned online course offers you the flexibility and convenience to control your learning at your own pace. In addition to the comprehensive 40-hour course, MITS provides you with more than 20 hours of exam preparation materials free of charge. You’ll find multiple interactive quizzes, videos, lectures, games, and dozens of oral interpreting exercises in a computer software system similar to the certification test formats. The perfect combination to help you prepare for both, the written and oral CCHI certification exams. More info at mitswebsite.com.
  • MedTalk Training – a 60 hour online Medical Interpreter program, English-Spanish specific. Our course features comprehensive education on medical terminology, common medications and diagnosis. Students will have the opportunity to use the learnt terminology during the recorded interpretation assignments, to better comprehend the material. You will learn to apply Standards of Practice, Roles of the Interpreter and Code of Ethics, Cultural competency, as well as laws and regulations affecting the Interpreter. The program is self-paced and you can access the modules on your free time; you decide when you want to study and for how long. Instructors work closely with each student, offering feedback on the written and recorded assignments to improve pronunciation and develop skills to interpret with accuracy and completeness. Our program is one of seven in the Nation accredited by the CMIE. Visit our website (www.medtalktraining.com for more information or call us at 603-770-4218.
  • MiTio (Medical Interpreting and Translating Institute Online) offers  interactive self-paced online programs for medical interpreters. Our 60-Hour Certificate Course is designed to give you all the resources and training you need to cultivate your talent for language and excel as a certified medical interpreter.
  • SFAA Premium One-on-One Online 40 Hour Healthcare Interpreter is the first individualized program offered in Texas, in the U.S., and Worldwide since 2013. This training incorporates two highly effective ways of learning objectives: self-paced and individual coaching with a trainer using a secure platform can be taken in just one week, five weeks, or three months. The attendee will be able to log into the SFAA Online Scheduler to schedule their online meetings with the trainer in the system when this is required by the module they are studying. Flexible schedule at weekdays, after hours and some weekends. This program consists of nine modules that include different interpretation modes, codes of ethics, dilemmas in healthcare, anatomy and physiology of major body systems (EN-SP), mental health, and acronyms and abbreviations in healthcare. SFAA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: FOUR EASY STEPS TO REGISTER. Do you still have any questions? Or would you like to take advantage of our payment plans? Contact: wbonthrone@spanishforallaustin.com, Waleska Bonthrone, SFAA Trainer.

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