Interpreting Cardiology

  • 10/01/2016
  • 13:00 - 17:00
  • Skagit Valley Hospital
  • 2


  • Regular rate for non NOTIS members.
  • discounted rate for NOTIS members

Registration is closed

 NOTIS and Skagit Valley Hospital present 

Interpreting Cardiology 

This 4-hour workshop will cover essential terminology of the heart and circulatory system, including terms associated with the anatomy and function of the heart, and with the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.  You will have ample opportunities during the class to review and practice the material presented. This is an excellent workshop for healthcare interpreters, both new and experienced, as well as court interpreters who may encounter these medical terms in their work.

 Who is teaching?
 Joe Tein is a DSHS-certified medical interpreter and a Washington State certified court interpreter. He holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology and is also a freelance medical translator, working from Spanish and Italian into English. Mr. Tein is the creator of the AOC Court Interpreters’ English-Spanish glossary of legal terms and is the second author of the most comprehensive Italian medical acronym website ( He has taught numerous classes and workshops for medical and court interpreters over the years, both in person and through online webinars.  

SATURDAY, October 1st, 2016, 1-5 PM
Check-in at 12:30 p.m. PLEASE ARRIVE AT 12:30 to sign in.
Class from 1:00 – 5:00.

Skagit Valley Hospital
1415 E Kincaid St, Mount Vernon WA 98274

$30      NOTIS members
$40      Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS).    

Via the web
(before midnight on September 28th)  
Click “Registration” button and pay online.
After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through.

Via regular mail (registrations must be received by September 28th)
Fill out the form and select "invoice me" at the payment option page. You will receive a copy of invoice with mailing instruction.

If registering for more than one person, please submit a separate registration for each.  

We regret that no refunds can be given after
September 28th, 2016. A $10 processing fee will apply for refunds requested before September 27th.    

PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment will be strictly limited to 55 people because of space constraints. No one can be admitted into the workshop after this number of participants have enrolled.

Directions to Skagit Valley Hospital can be found at

Parking on Saturdays is free and ample in the parking lots and on the streets around the hospital. Conference rooms are next to entrance 13E, which is in the southern part of the main Skagit Valley Hospital building, between the SeaMar clinic and the Skagit Bistro. The closest street corner to entrance 13E is East Kincaid St and South 13th Street, next to parking lots P1 and P7. 

In order to offer this unique opportunity at an affordable price, no refreshments will be provided. We encourage you to bring your own water, coffee and snacks. In addition, the hospital’s Bistro cafeteria is open on Saturdays, as is the Whidbey Coffee Stand a little farther down the same hall, with salads, pastries, yogurt, and some breakfast sandwiches in addition to all the usual espresso beverages.

CE credits? Four (4) continuing education credits have been approved by DSHS, ATA and the Washington State AOC.  ATA credits are accepted by IMIA/NBCMI.
Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

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

Questions about class content? Please contact Joe Tein at

Questions about class logistics? Please contact Linda Golley at

Questions about registration? Please contact Naomi Uchida at
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