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Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting Language Assessment

May 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


2018 Fall Course:  September – December  2018

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:

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

Every Thursday in May, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. @ Berkshire AHEC Pittsfield Office by appointment only.  Call 413-236-4500

Registration for September Assessments will open in July:

Thursday, September 6, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. OR Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 8:30 p.m.

Language Assessment Fee:  $50.00

Fall 2017 Flyer:  MIT 2018 Fall

Pre-registration is required.


May 3, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Berkshire Community College
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Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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