Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting – Training Opportunities

Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting
September 2010-December 2010
Presented by the: Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of Southeastern Massachusetts
a program of Health Imperatives


The Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting training is a 60-hour comprehensive course for bilingual staff/volunteers in healthcare settings, as well as for those not working in healthcare who are looking to enter the field of medical interpretation. This course provides the skills necessary to perform the role of medical interpreter in accordance with the national standards of practice and code of ethics developed by the National Council on Interpreting and Health Care.

Mandatory Language Assessment
Thursday, September 9, 2010
6:00pm-9:00pm
Please Note: You must pass the language assessment to participate in the course.

Training Schedule
September 21, 2010-December 16, 2010
Classes meet each Tuesday and Thursday
6:00pm-9:00pm

Language Assessment & Training will be held at:
St. Luke’s Hospital
Knowles Conference Room
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
For directions, go to: www.southcoast.org


For Additional Information, Contact:

Artéveld Pierre-Jérôme
Program Coordinator
AHEC of Southeastern Massachusetts
942 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-583-2250 x239
Fax: 508-583-2611
Email: apierrejerome@healthimperatives.org

To view a brochure and pre-register, go to: http://healthimperatives.org/ahec/pdf/MIT_FY10_brochure2.pdf

or visit us at:  http://healthimperatives.org/ahec/ahec.htm and click on “Medical Intepreter Training”

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