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Medical Interpreter Program

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Medical Interpreters are in high demand. A Medical Interpreter earns, on average, between $25–$35 per hour

Monday, January 29, 2018
5:30pm–6:30pm
Room 323
Framingham Campus
19 Flagg Drive, Framingham MA


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Please register early, as a brief language assessment is required and conducted by phone. This program is offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, a leader in the medical interpreter training field and is taught by an experienced medical interpreter. Fee includes a binder and all program materials. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

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Questions? Please email or call:
cce@massbay.edu

508.270.4100

The course listed below is non-credit. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion from the college.

Course Offering: CU 163-Medical Interpreter

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 30 to December 2, 2017; $1020

There is a critical need for trained medical interpreters! While individuals who are bilingual may have the foundation to become professional interpreters, they are required to have a medical interpreting training course in medical terminology, ethics, and medical procedures and protocols. This 60-hour program provides a working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. Although the program is open to all languages, students must be bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language.

This program is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certification exam. This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement and prepares students for the certification exam.

For information on certification prerequisites visit:
www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/prerequisites.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion from the college.