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Upcoming events

    • 23 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Webinar
    Register


    NOTIS Community Interpreters Division presents 

    Introduction to Medical Insurance, Billing, and Medical Debt for Interpreters 

    This 90 minute webinar will provide an overview of different types of medical insurance and payment coverage, terminology resources, and an understanding of concepts related to billing and medical debt. At the end of the webinar, attendees will be directed to a short on-line quiz that they will complete in order to obtain their certificate of attendance.

    The Community Interpreters Division of NOTIS is excited to offer this training in webinar format. Once registered, attendees will receive the web address. They can participate with the webinar live and ask questions through the GoToWebinar chat feature. A recording of this webinar will be made available for 30 days after the training. Only attendees who register by the deadline, watch the webinar, and complete the quiz will receive a certificate of attendance (and corresponding continuing education units).

    Yvonne Simpson is the Medical Interpreter Supervisor at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She holds a Master of Arts in Spanish (Linguistics) and has significant experience in interpreting, translating, teaching and training. Yvonne is a DSHS Certified Spanish Medical Interpreter and is a Certified Medical Interpreter through the National Board.

    Ramon Bueno is a Spanish interpreter, translator, interpreter trainer, pharmacy tech and BLS CPR instructor. He is a DSHS certified (English >Spanish) medical and social interpreter. He has worked in the medical field for the past eighteen years in different roles ranging from:  Hospital inpatient and outpatient interpreting, Pharmacy tech third party online billing, dental office billing, and pre authorization referral coordinator, just to mention a few. He currently serves as a Spanish Interpreter at Harborview Medical Center (level one trauma center for the northwest region) on First Hill in Seattle, Washington.      

    When?  Two options:

    • Participate in the webinar live on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., and have access to the recording through June 23.
    • Or, watch a recording of the webinar any time between May 23 and June 23, 2018.

    Where?  GoToWebinar

    The webinar address will be provided after registration

    System requirements for GoToWebinar: https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/help/system-requirements-for-attendees-g2w010003

    Cost?  $25      NOTIS members, $40 Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS).

    Registration?  Via the web (before 5:00 p.m. on May 18th)
    Click on the Register button below to register.


    After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through.

    Mail in registration is not available for this workshop.  

    Please submit a separate registration for each person registering.

    Refunds?  We regret that no refunds can be given after May 18th. A $10 processing fee will apply for refunds requested before May 18th.

    Webinar?  This training is provided via webinar on the GoToWebinar platform. A web address will be given upon registration. Attendees will need access to a computer with internet and speakers to listen to the presentation. Towards the end of the webinar, attendees will be provided with the web address for the workshop quiz. Attendees must complete the quiz in order to receive credit for this workshop.

    CE credits? Two (2) continuing education credits are approved from the ATA, from the CCHI, from the Washington State DSHS
    One and a half continuing education credits are approved for this workshop from the Administrator of the Courts.

    Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who watch the entire webinar and complete the quiz.

    *You can watch or re-watch the webinar as many times as you like within the viewing period. All certificates of attendance will be dated May 23rd, 2018, and will be issued within five business days after you have viewed the webinar.

    Anything else?  If you require accommodation, please contact the NOTIS Office Manager (officemanager@notisnet.org) at least 3 weeks in advance if possible.

    Questions about class content? Please contact Yvonne Simpson at simpsony@uw.edu.

    Questions about registration? Please contact Naomi Uchida at officemanager@notisnet.org.

    • 26 May 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Twigs Wandermere - North Spokane
    • 14
    Register


    SPOKANE TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS!

    Join us at TWIGS WANDERMERE on Saturday, May 26, at 5:00PM

    (401 East Farwell Rd.)

    Come one, come all!  Get to know the members of your translation and interpretation community in Spokane. This is your chance to meet colleagues whom you may have never met before. Or, you could enjoy a weekend night of hanging out with friends you don't get to see enough. This event is not language-specific.

    NOTIS has rented the room behind the bar for your enjoyment!  It accommodates 30 people, so RSVP soon to reserve your spot.

    Questions: Please email Maria Farmer at marsmiley@me.com.

    • 09 Jun 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Seattle area - details upon registration

    ATA Certification Exam: Join the waitlist

    NOTIS will host an ATA Certification Exam in Shoreline, WA on this date. As of April 2, the exam is sold out, but ATA members can join the waitlist and register directly with ATA online.

    Please note: In 2019, the price of taking the exam will rise significantly. This is one of your last chances to take the exam at its current lower price. Two other certification exam sittings are currently being scheduled for our region in 2018: Eastern Washington or Boise, ID area in August or September, and Portland, OR Sept. 8 or 9.

    For questions about preparing for or registering for the exam, contact the ATA. For questions about this location, contact Shelley Fairweather-Vega.

    • 16 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Skagit Medical Center, Mt. Vernon
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    Ethics II (Hours TBD) by Linda Golley
    Brain anatomy, Seizures and Brain Death (6 hours) by Yvonne Simpson

    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 07 Jul 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    Interpreting in OT/PT/Speech (4 hours), Managing Difficult Scenarios (3 hours) by Yvonne Simpson

    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Vancouver, WA
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    The Vocabulary of Cardiology: SPANISH SPECIFIC (Hours TBD) by Joe Tein
    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 18 Aug 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Kadlec Medical Center, Tri-cities
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    Brain anatomy, Seizures and Brain Death (6 hours) by Yvonne Simpson

    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 25 Aug 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents

    Ethical Decision-making for Interpreters(2 hours), Culture Brokering(4 hours) by Cindy Roat  
    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 08 Sep 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tacoma General
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    Sight Translation and Glossary Building(6 hours) by Sofia Garcia-Beyaert

    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 06 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Kadlec Medical Center, Tri-cities
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    The Vocabulary of Nephrology: SPANISH SPECIFIC (Hours TBD) by Joe Tein
    Workshop details coming soon!

  • TBD

    • 05 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Seattle, WA
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    Workshop title TBD (2 to 3 hours on weekday evening) by Sofia Garcia-Beyaert

    Workshop details coming soon!

    • 17 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Skagit Medical Center, Mt. Vernon
    • 50

    The Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society presents
    Interpreting for Palliative Care (3 to 4 hours) by Cindy Roat

    Workshop details coming soon!

Past events

19 May 2018 Interpreting in Cancer Genetics
17 May 2018 Literary Translation & the Law
28 Apr 2018 Deep Dive into Cultural Competence
21 Apr 2018 Compassion Fatigue / Cultural Competence (2 classes)
19 Apr 2018 Self-publishing 101
17 Apr 2018 Russian Interpreter and Translator Gathering
14 Apr 2018 Interpreting Cardiology for Spanish Interpreters
07 Apr 2018 Interpreting for Chemical Dependency and Pain Management Patients
24 Mar 2018 Spokane Spanish-language Interpreter/Translator Networking Event
19 Mar 2018 Interpreting for LGBT Patients
17 Mar 2018 Medical Genetics 2018
15 Mar 2018 Literary Translation Feedback Forum
06 Mar 2018 Mandarin Interpreters and Translators Vocabulary Swap
15 Feb 2018 Translation for the Opera
06 Feb 2018 Spanish-language court interpreters and legal translators
18 Jan 2018 Literary Translation Tools and Tech
21 Dec 2017 Literary Translation Feedback Forum
09 Dec 2017 Right to Left Computing in a Nutshell
09 Dec 2017 Interpreting for Services related to Autism Spectrum Disorder-Second Offering
03 Dec 2017 NOTIS Holiday Party
03 Dec 2017 NOTIS Annual Meeting
18 Nov 2017 Infection Control and Industrial Safety for Interpreters; and Linguistic Considerations for Interpreters
11 Nov 2017 Panel Discussion: Working With Agencies
08 Nov 2017 Roundtable on Education for Literary Translation
28 Oct 2017 Adapting Interpreting Techniques to Mental Health Settings
21 Oct 2017 Interpreting for Services related to Autism Spectrum Disorder
19 Oct 2017 Postponed: Game translation as literary translation
30 Sep 2017 Interpreting in Cancer Genetics
21 Sep 2017 AmazonCrossing Happy Hour and Reading Night
12 Sep 2017 Seattle Job Fair 2017
09 Sep 2017 Court Interpreter Division Conference
13 Aug 2017 NOTIS Summer Picnic
29 Jul 2017 Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care for Interpreters
22 Jul 2017 Interpreting for Palliative Care
20 Jul 2017 Literary Translation Feedback Forum
23 Jun 2017 Seattle happy hour
17 Jun 2017 Glossary Building for Interpreters and On-line Resources for Healthcare Interpreters
15 Jun 2017 Poetry, translation and grants
03 Jun 2017 Barriers to Care: Health Care from the Patient’s Point of View, Ethics Scenarios, Infection Control and Industrial Safety for Medical Interpreters
20 May 2017 ATA Certification Exam
18 May 2017 Literary translation publishers' panel
13 May 2017 Webinar: Vicarious Trauma
13 May 2017 The Language of Cardiology and The Language of Nephrology
11 May 2017 NOTIS Networking Member Meet-Up
29 Apr 2017 Interpreting for Pediatric Cardiology
22 Apr 2017 Medical Terminology for Healthcare Interpreters and Translators
20 Apr 2017 Spring translation slam
16 Mar 2017 Literary Translation Feedback Forum
04 Mar 2017 Glands and Seizures: a Workshop for Healthcare Interpreters
28 Feb 2017 Interpreting in Pediatric Assessment Encounters
17 Feb 2017 Members Only Co-Working Meetup
16 Feb 2017 Literary Translation: Pitch Perfect
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