2019 Spring Course: January – April 2019
Berkshire AHEC is offering a “Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting” for bilingual and multilingual individuals in Western Massachusetts.
The components of the program include practical applications of fundamental interpreting skills, effective communication in the triad (client-provider-interpreter), listening and memory skills, comprehensive medical terminology in target languages, human anatomy and physiology vital to effective medical interpreting, and methods of interpreting in special settings. Role playing and medical terminology are incorporated into each session.
A certificate of completion is provided upon completing the course and passing the final exam. Students may receive college credits and professional contact hours in nursing and social work.
Required language assessments are scheduled for:
Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.
By Appointment Only on Thursdays in December 2018/January 2019 @ Berkshire AHEC Pittsfield Office / Call 413-236-4500
Language Assessment Fee: $50.00
Spring 2019 Flyer: MIT 2019 Spring
Pre-registration is required.