Courses that earn Continuing Education credit for professional healthcare interpreters.

A rigorous introduction to  key concepts in human genetics, covering the work of prenatal genetic counselors, and the interpreting challenges that often come up in this setting. This course includes a lot of technical vocabulary as well as useful interpreting practice. $35 enrollment fee/30 days access.instructional hours (CCHI, IMIA).

(This course is entirely in Spanish) Introducción a métodos que ayudan a identificar y superar obstáculos presentes cuando falta algún equivalente lingüístico durante la interpretación de un idioma indígena. También se aborda el tema de la interpretación por relevo, una técnica necesaria cuando el intérprete de la lengua indígena no habla inglés. Precio de inscripción: $20 por 30 días de acceso. 1 hora de instrucción.

Concepts, skills and terminology for interpreters in palliative care and end-of-life settings. $35 enrollment fee/30 days access. 7 instructional hoursWhat language pairs does the course support?

An overview of the organs and functions of the gastrointestinal system, including some common diseases, clinical procedures and useful terminology. $35 enrollment fee/30 days access. 3 instructional hours.

Concepts and vocabulary specific to the Anticoagulation (Coumadin) Clinic, as well as  principles that will help in any medical or surgical specialty.  $35 enrollment fee/30 days access. 2 instructional hours.

Tips and tricks to help interpreters get more useful results from internet searches (e.g. Google). $20 enrollment fee/30 days access. 1 instructional hour.

A brief introduction to the ethics of healthcare interpreting, based on prevailing standards set by professional associations in the field. $20 enrollment fee/30 days access. 1 instructional hour.

A webinar recording (audio plus a few slides) on dealing with cultural misconceptions, interpretation of certain terminology and the challenges of bridging the communication gap between Arabic-speaking patients and English-speaking providers. Recommended for Arabic interpreters, but open to all. $20 enrollment fee, 1 instructional hour.

A webinar recording (audio plus slides) on concepts and terminology encountered when interpreting on Oncology topics (cancer). Recommended for Arabic interpreters, but open to all. $20 enrollment fee, 1 instructional hour.