The Community Interpreter: Medical Focus

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Due to the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, the Community Interpreter: Medical Focus training has set the following JULY dates to a Tenative status, and removed the cancellation policy. Please contact barrett.720@osu.edu if you have any questions or concerns regarding your registration.

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Tenative dates July 10, 11, 24, and 25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Community Interpreter® (TCI): Medical Focus is a comprehensive 40-hour program preparing bilingual individuals to work as medical interpreters. TCI training meets the prerequisite for national medical/healthcare interpreting certification. 
 
Participants will:
  • Know how to perform professional interpreting protocols and skills for medical interpreting.
  • Be able to adhere to professional ethics and standards of practice for medical interpreters.
  • Understand what the profession of community interpreting is, its specializations and how you fit into that profession.
  • Know the role and responsibilities of the community interpreter.
  • Understand cultural competence and assess if, when and how to perform cultural mediation.
  • Be able to perform in three modes of interpreting: consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation.
A language assessment is mandatory for The Community Interpreter® program.
 
Please complete the two steps below. (If you already have an assessment, please send to barrett.720@osu.edu AND register for the workshop.)
 

 

for assessment directions (PDF)

(Waived for The Ohio State University interpreters)

 

Questions? Visit our FAQ section or contact Lauren Barrett at barrett.720@osu.edu.