Medical Interpreter (Spanish/English)

  • 9 Months
  • 200 Course Hours
  • $2,395

Overview

The Spanish Medical Interpreter certification examination is a rigorous exam that requires intensive training and access to practices. The Medical Interpreter program includes the finest online interpreting laboratory in the market. You will be able to practice numerous court cases as if they were in an actual medical appointment.  The material presented in each lecture is immediately practiced in the online laboratory to make sure that you are able not only to memorize the transfer of a word or phrase, but also are able to interpret as it is required in the healthcare setting.

What You'll Learn

In this program you will master the three interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation. Furthermore, you will learn the transfer of high, regular and low register medical terminology into both languages – Spanish and English.

Intensive online laboratory practice gives you the opportunity to practice what is learned in each lecture.  Upon completion of this program, students will know the following:

  • Interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation
  • Medical terminology in both Spanish and English and the corresponding transfer into the opposite language
  • Medical terminology divided into the various departments in a hospital.
  • Colloquialisms and slangs
  • Protocol when interpreting for a Spanish speaking patient
  • Code of ethics of the Medical interpreter
  • The necessary material to sit in any Spanish Medical Interpreter examination
  • Professionalism, accuracy and cross-cultural differences

Prerequisites

Students must speak English and Spanish fluently. There is no requirement regarding formal education in either Spanish or English. However, students must be able to speak English and Spanish without any hesitations.

Overview

The Spanish Medical Interpreter certification examination is a rigorous exam that requires intensive training and access to practices. The Medical Interpreter program includes the finest online interpreting laboratory in the market. You will be able to practice numerous court cases as if they were in an actual medical appointment.  The material presented in each lecture is immediately practiced in the online laboratory to make sure that you are able not only to memorize the transfer of a word or phrase, but also are able to interpret as it is required in the healthcare setting.

What You'll Learn

In this program you will master the three interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation. Furthermore, you will learn the transfer of high, regular and low register medical terminology into both languages – Spanish and English.

Intensive online laboratory practice gives you the opportunity to practice what is learned in each lecture.  Upon completion of this program, students will know the following:

  • Interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation
  • Medical terminology in both Spanish and English and the corresponding transfer into the opposite language
  • Medical terminology divided into the various departments in a hospital.
  • Colloquialisms and slangs
  • Protocol when interpreting for a Spanish speaking patient
  • Code of ethics of the Medical interpreter
  • The necessary material to sit in any Spanish Medical Interpreter examination
  • Professionalism, accuracy and cross-cultural differences

Prerequisites

Students must speak English and Spanish fluently. There is no requirement regarding formal education in either Spanish or English. However, students must be able to speak English and Spanish without any hesitations.

Registration Information

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