Advanced Medical Interpreter Training

The NICHC workshops help you advance your knowledge & professional development and renew your national certification.

Continuing Ed

Workshop Offerings

Continuing Education Units

The NICHC offers skill-building and informational workshops for Medical/Healthcare Interpreters. The workshops provide two (2) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) sanctioned by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI), and 0.2 CEUs sanctioned by the National Board for Certified Medical Interpreters (NBCMI).

Asthma

This workshop is intended to review the causes and management of Asthma for limted-English proficient patients, practice diagnosis and management scenarios, and learn some of the most important medications used to control asthma.

Diabetes

This workshop is intended to update medical interpreters on diabetes types, its causes, figures and facts, and learn how to handle a medical encounter that involves this chronic disease.

Genetics

This workshop is intended to update medical interpreters on the basic concepts of genetics, figures and facts, most common diseases, and learn how to handle a medical encounter that involves this topic.

Kidney Failure

This workshop is intended to update medical interpreters on kidney failure, its causes, figures and facts, and learn how to handle a medical encounter that involves this chronic disease.

Organ Transplantation

This workshop is intended to update medical interpreters on organ transplantation, its causes, figures and facts, and learn how to handle a medical encounter that involves encounters before and after this procedure.

Consecutive Interpreting

This workshop is intended to help medical interpreters build their consecutive Interpreting using a mathematical index (Keyword Index) to track and improve their listening and memory skills.

Sight Translation

This workshop is intended to help medical interpreters build their sight translation skills using cognitive, reading and memory skills.

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CMIT® with Penn State University

Partial Scholarship (up to 20% off): Up to five partial scholarship opportunities are available for each CMIT®️ with Penn State virtual training event.

Cost: $995

Instructors: Sofí DiSepio and Gerardo Lazaro

Saturdays (4) & Sundays (4)

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Tuesdays (11) & Thursdays (10)

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET

Nov-December 2023

11/4, 11/5, 11/11, 11/12
11/18, 11/19, 12/2, 12/3

Tuesdays (11) & Thursdays (10)

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET

CMIT® with PLSI

This virtual program is offered to bilingual or multilingual individuals, who are either currently working in health care or are interested in obtaining an entry-level credential in the field. The training covers all basic aspects of interpreting in healthcare, including the roles, modes, ethics, and current professional and regulatory guidelines.

Cost: $800

Instructors: Sofí DiSepio and Gerardo Lazaro

Saturdays (4) & Sundays (4)

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Tuesdays (11) & Thursdays (10)

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET

Tuesdays (11) & Thursdays (10)

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET