Medical Background

Medical Background

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.

Effective medical interpreting requires an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Learn the basics of human biology, and find out how various internal structures trigger physiological processes. 
medical.jpg Anatomy and Physiology Certificate I

The purpose of this two-part online course is to introduce you to the structure and function of the human body. The course begins with an introduction to anatomy and its various branches, followed by a study of chemical organization, cells, tissues, organs, and various body systems. In part 2, your studies continue with the study of the human body with emphasis on the cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. It also discusses special topics, including pregnancy, human development.

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Text Book:  Anatomy and Physiology Revealed

Anatomy and Physiology Certificate II
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 Text Book:  Anatomy and Physiology Revealed


Medical Terminology Certificate I

Learn the basics of human biology, and find out how various internal structures trigger physiological processes. Understand disease pathology and the medical instruments pathological conditions call for so you can become fully conversant with patients and medical professionals. Gain valuable insight into strategies for effective communication with patients. This course is specifically designed for medical interpreters and prepares them to take advantage of opportunities in hospitals and other medical facilities.

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Text Book:  Unlocking Medical Terminology  

Medical Terminology Certificate II 


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Text Book:  Unlocking Medical Terminology

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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