Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training (64 hours)

  • 11/06/2017
  • 11/15/2017
  • 2 sessions
  • 11/06/2017 (PST) 11/10/2017 (PST)
  • 11/13/2017 (PST) 11/15/2017 (PST)
  • Seattle, WA
This 64-hour training will cover the content of CCHCP’s 40-hour Bridging the Gap – Medical Interpreter Training in addition to special interpreter professional development topics. 8 CE credits have approved by WA DSHS.
  • Topics covered include:
  • National ethics standards
  • The roles of the medical interpreter
  • Memory development
  • Sight translation
  • Mental health interpreting
  • Health disparities (including those faced by the LGBTQIA community)
  • Medical terminology
  • Professional development
  • and more!

Participants will have ample opportunities to practice simultaneous interpretation in English and their other language(s) through role play activities and other skill development exercises.

  • The training fee includes:
  • 64 hours of intensive, interactive training
  • Language proficiency assessment via ALTA Language Services
  • (part of non-refundable $150 deposit)
  • 2017 Edition of The Bridging the Gap Textbook for Medical Interpreters
  • Bilingual Medical Glossary
  • Guide to Common Medications
  • Signed Certificate of Completion with individual certificate number upon successful completion of training
  • Eligibility to enroll in the Bridging the Gap Training of Trainers course or Connecting to Care: Patient Guide course.
  • Register by Oct 6, 2017 for a $50 early bird discount

For more information, please email: or call 206-860-0329. 
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