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We prepare interpreters to function as members of the healthcare team. From experience we know healthcare, and we know interpreting. Quality language access is critical for both patients and healthcare providers, with professional interpreting services necessary for clinical and procedural accuracy. Meet the Culture Advantage Team.
Medical Interpreter Certificate for Bilingual Nurses
Fast Track Online Program - 40 Contact Hours CNE [Open Enrollment]
Target Audience: RNs, LPNs, ARNPs
(Group discount available for organizations)
Are you a bilingual healthcare professional who sometimes works or "doubles" as a medical interpreter?
Protect yourself, your patients, and your organization. Medical interpreter training is required by the CLAS standards. Being bilingual is not enough qualification to practice as an interpreter. This program will prepare you with the knowledge of the standards, ethics, and roles of the interpreter.
The program is instructor-led, asynchronous independent-study online training. It is designed to be convenient and flexible to meet the needs of professionals who work full-time. We have open enrollment and you may log in at any time. We give you credit for your healthcare education and experience.
Contact me for up to 50% discount if you qualify.
Nurses will receive continuing nursing education credits after completion of the program. Please contact me for details.
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- Fluency in English and second language (L2).
- Pass the Final Exam and submit Part 1 assignments.
- Language skills assessment if indicated ($50.00 fee applicable towards the registration fee if accepted.)
- Language Project in English and L2
- Standards of Medical Interpreting
- Ethics for Medical Interpreters
- Roles of the Medical Interpreter
- At least 2 electives: Cultural Competency, Understanding the Hispanic Population, Cultural Awareness, etc.
- Statement of application of concepts to professional nursing
- Oral Skills Evaluation
Program is customized based on your education and healthcare experience.
Must demonstrate language proficiency with a language project in English and L2 before proceeding to the course modules.
If you need a language refresher in your L2, please ask about our Language Packs in different languages.
Language Coaching is available in other languages, including American English Pronunciation of medical terminology for foreign-language speakers.