This LIVE Webinar will take place on August 17, 2017. The presentation will explore the cultural differences between two major Portuguese-speaking groups in North America, and will illustrate the unique interpreting techniques required for each. Recommended for Portuguese interpreters, but open to all. To enroll, pay $20 fee OR input an Enrollment Key if you have one. 1 instructional hour.
Welcome to HCIN Learn
The Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN) welcomes you to HCIN Learn, our online continuing education platform for professional interpreters. We invite you to sample the courses offered below.
If you are new here, you will be prompted to register. Registration is free and quick, and we don't share your contact info with anyone.
Interpreting in Palliative Care, a course developed with support from the California HealthCare Foundation
Continuing Education that Counts:
HCIN Learn is accredited by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI). Instructional hours (as listed in the course descriptions below) are also valid for NBCMI / IMIA. Courses earn the same hours for ATA. CEUs for RID Certified Interpreters are available for an additional $25/course. Upon successful completion of a course, students may download a certificate that indicates the hours of continuing education completed. Details about CEUs here.
A webinar recording (audio plus a few slides) on dealing with cultural misconceptions, interpretation of certain terminology and the challenges of bridging the communication gap between Arabic-speaking patients and English-speaking providers. Recommended for Arabic interpreters, but open to all. $20 enrollment fee, 1 instructional hour.
Concepts and vocabulary specific to the Anticoagulation (Coumadin) Clinic, as well as principles that will help in any medical or surgical specialty. $35 enrollment fee/30 days access. 2 instructional hours.
A 19-minute video for clinicians and healthcare administrators on why and how to use trained interpreters. Free.
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Useful links for medical education, bi-lingual dictionaries, professional organizations and more. Free
(Restricted) Advice and protocols for remote interpreting on the Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN), developed by the HCIN Quality Director.