This 5-Saturday (40 hours) nationally recognized medical interpreter training course provides bilingual individuals with the skills required to deliver accurate and complete medical interpreting in healthcare settings.

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Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare, offered by the Interpreting and Translation Services Department at ASIA, Inc. since 2014, is a ONE-OF-A-KIND medical interpreter training course to train interpreters in the health care professions. The Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare: A Medical Interpreter Training Course (BBiH) is open to speakers of 42 languages and follows a curriculum that is the first required step toward national certification for medical interpreters. The 40-hour course provides bilingual individuals with the skills required to deliver accurate and complete medical interpreting in health care settings.

This training will help interpreters, health care providers, and administrative staff work more effectively with LEP (Limited English Proficiency) patients. Participants who pass both the written (English) and oral exams (English and native languages) will be issued the ALTA Certificate of Qualification