Develop Superior Skills in Medical Interpreting

Help provide the very best care.

Advanced Medical Training enables organizations to ensure the skills of their bilingual staff and in-house interpreters. As a result, it raises the quality standards to better meet regulatory requirements, increases patient satisfaction and preserves patient safety.

Oregon Interpreters - click here  for information about a discounted program specifically designed for you.

Advanced Medical Training for Interpreters

LanguageLine Advanced Medical Training is the most comprehensive, up-to-date training program, developed by a team of healthcare practitioners and medical trainers with more than 25 years of interpreting and training experience.

This web-based training program is comprised of the same 40 hours of content of the traditional Advanced Medical Training for interpreters, including 10 hours of live, Instructor-Led Sessions over the phone. The convenience of the self-paced training modality eliminates the constraints of time and place to enable participants to access the training from any location, at any time.

Benefits of web-based advanced medical training:

  • Group discounts are available for cost-effective training.
  • Travel time and missed work are no longer a concern and efficiency is increased.
  • User-friendly format is easily navigated and supported by skilled tech support.
  • Learning is reinforced through web activities combined with instructor-led sessions.
  • Convenient, self-paced training modality eliminates constraints of time and place.
  • 10 Continuing Education Points (CEP) from the ATA can be earned upon completion.

The medical portion includes:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Specialties
  • Healthcare Practices
  • Diagnostic Procedures and Testing
  • Pathology and Treatment

The interpreting portion covers:

  • Code of Ethics
  • Linguistic Challenges
  • Sight Translation
  • Cultural Competence
  • Consecutive Interpreting Skills
  • Roles of the Interpreter

The curriculum also familiarizes interpreters with healthcare:

  • Office Visits
  • Mental Health
  • Emergency Room
  • Hospice Care
  • Clinics
  • Medical Insurance

Course Format:

The curriculum is presented in a user-friendly format with easy navigation and skilled technical support. In addition, self-assessment tools enable participants to focus on their individual areas for improvement.

Upon Completion of the Course:

At the conclusion of any of the above courses the participant will receive a “Certificate of Completion”.

Click here to enroll in Advanced Medical Training. 

To schedule a LanguageLine training course and for more information, contact your Account Executive or LanguageLine at LLA@LanguageLine.com or (877) 351-6636.