40 Hour Medical/Healthcare Interpreter Training – Summer 2018, Las Vegas

Presenter:
Tracy Young, RN, CMI, Interpreter Trainer

This 40-hour language-neutral intensive Healthcare Interpreting course reflects the current interpreter profession, including standards and procedures, and gives beginning interpreters the correct tools to begin their careers. This course qualifies as the minimum requirements for Healthcare Interpreter National Certification.

Tracy Young is a registered nurse and accomplished certified medical interpreter. She is an interpreter trainer, presenter, and long-time advocate of the profession. Tracy is the Language Access Services coordinator at Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe, California. Tracy holds a master’s degree in Spanish from the University of Nevada, Reno and is the founding president of NITA.

Requirements: Language Proficiency Test. If you are currently a Federal or State Court Certified Interpreter, you are not required to take the Language Proficiency Test [LPT].

Instructions: Take the LPT (OPIc) by March 19, 2018 at http://www.actfltesting.org or call Carl W. Bennett at 914-207-2038. For regular registration, take the LPT by April 15, 2018. Please contact Instructor Tracy Young at 775-772-9319 with any questions.

Where:
Office of the Federal Public Defender
411 E. Bonneville Avenue
1 st Floor Conference Room
Las Vegas, NV 89101

When:
Part 1: Friday, May 18, 2018: 4pm - 8pm and Saturday/Sunday, May 19 & 20, 2018: 8am - 5pm
and
Part 2: Friday, June 1, 2018: 4pm - 8pm and Saturday/Sunday, June 2 & 3, 2018: 8am - 5pm

Cost:
* Early-Bird Deadline: April 1, 2018
NITA Members $500.00 / Non-Members $550.00
* After Early-Bird Deadline through May 1, 2018
NITA Members $575.00 / Non-members $625.00

Please make note that you are responsible for the cost of the LPT; cost of the LPT is not included in the course cost. After taking the LPT and achieving “Advanced – Mid or above” on the OPIc, visit this same webpage on the NITA website to register for this training course. Make note of the early-bird deadline above, and take the LPT before or by March 19, 2018.

Become a NITA member and benefit from the early bird discount for NITA members.

Please contact Instructor Tracy Young at 775-772-9319 with any questions.

Bookings

This event is fully booked.

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