Interpreting Program

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Interpreting Program

Welcome to MiTio’s Medical Interpreting and Translating Certificate Program (Download Catalog Here)

Students passing the course will receive a certificate. Our programs in medical interpreting and translating are for multilingual professionals who are able to speak, read, and write English and another Language fluently.

How Long will it take?

Each 40 hour Certificate Course is designed to be completed in 6 weeks at 6-7 hours per week (see table below): The course may be completed in 6 months (self-paced schedule). However, we require that each student enrolled, complete at least one unit per month of enrollment in the program.

Assignment                                           Approximate Hours per Week

 

Each Learning Path                                 1 hour – 90 minutes

Each Practice Session                              1 hour

Each Project                                           1 hour – 90 minutes

Forum Post per unit                                    1 hour

Each Essay/Book Review                          1 hour – 90 minutes

Application Process and Enrollment for New Students

1. Fill out the on-line application/enrollment form. Courses can be started within 24 business hours of tuition payment. Click on this Enroll Here  link or go to the “Enroll Here” tab at the top right hand side of this website to find the on-line application. Receive student login information.

2. You will receive your MiTio Username and Password within 24 business hours of tuition payment. This login information serves as your unique identifier.

3. Obtain course material. Each course has its unique text book. Students should purchase the text book in order to complete the reading and essay assignments.

4. Provide prerequisite documents. Students should fax their prerequisites documents to 877-804-6643.

Medical Interpreter Certificate (Download Catalog Here) This 40-hour curriculum is designed to train medical interpreters in to meet the needs of doctors' offices, hospitals, emergency rooms, and other medical facilities. 

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Prerequisites: Age: 18 (License or other government issued ID with DOB) & High School Diploma or Equivalent

Proof of Proficiency: LTI test or equivalent Students may begin course pending receipt of these documents. 

 

Text Book:   Healthcare Interpreting in Small Bites

Medical Interpreter Certificate II

This 40 hour course provides tools to develop and master the art and skills of medical interpreting and understand the role, responsibilities and boundaries of the interpreter, seen as an active team player in the triadic medical interview (provider-patient-interpreter).

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Prerequisites: Age: 18 (License or other government issued ID with DOB) & High School Diploma or Equivalent
Completion of previous 40 hour Interpreter Training Or Letter from Employer stating 1 year experience.
Proof of Proficiency: LTI test or equivalent  Students may begin course pending receipt of these documents.  

 

Text Book : Basic Concept and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training 


Medical Interpreter Certificate III

This 40 hour course returns to the intensive skills-training approach of Intermediate Interpreting, but now as a much higher level.  This final course is designed to integrate and consolidate the skills, vocabulary, procedural awareness and professionalism that students have acquired over the length of the program. This course guarantees that students leave the program with their skills sharp and ready to perform at a superior level of professional capacity.

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Prerequisites: Age: 18 (License or other government issued ID with DOB) & High School Diploma or Equivalent
Completion of previous 40 hour Intermediate Interpreter Training Or letter from Employer stating 1 year experience
Proof of Proficiency: LTI test or equivalent
AND Completion MiTio placement test. Students may begin course pending receipt of these documents.  

 

Text Book: Interpretation: Techniques and Excercises

Interpeting Program

Interpeting Program

Dr. Alvaro Vergara-Mery National Board member

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Testimonials

The only thing I can honestly say is that this course is amazing. Very well organized, full of … read more
Claudia N. - Massachusetts @ 2015-01-20, 04:10