Small Group Training: 48-Hour Medical Interpreting

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Small Group Training: 48-Hour Medical Interpreting

INTRODUCTION

Day 1:
Overview of the profession;
Qualification & certification;
Language access laws & policies;
Intro to the hospital Language Assistance Program;
Self Mornitoring;

Code of Ethics 

Day 2: 

 

Basic skills to start;
Intensive role plays;
Message analysis;
Memory development;
Note-taking

Day 3: 

 

How to safely and effectively address the barriers to communication: Mediation & Cultural Mediation

Day 4: 

 

Medical terminology Workshop
Disect the medical terms with language coaches

Day 5: 

 

Standards of Practice
Advocacy & advocate safely

 

Section 6:

 

Overview of the healthcare system & hospital operation;

Review game;

Written & oral finals


 

 

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

This 48-hour language specific medical interpreter training will be conductecd in a small group format with no more than 5 students within the same language group. The training features language specific role plays with real physicians, an 8-hour medical terminology workshop with a language coach, an overview of healthcare system and hospital operation, additional TesamStepps communication tools, and an optional practicum at local hospitals. The training will be scheduled based on the group's request. Accommadation is available for non-local students.

This training is language specific. Candidates MUST be fluent in Mandarin Chinese or Spanish and English.


The following proofs of fluency are accepted to waive the fluency evaluation: 


Mandarin or Spanish: 

  • Proof that you have graduated from a high school, college or university where Mandairn or Spanish is the primary instructional language; OR

  • Proof that you have passed a language fluency evaluation by a reputable orgainization, e.g. Amercian Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Language Line University, etc.

  • Candidats who can not provide such documents will need to pass the initial fluency evaluation. 

  • The cost will be deducted from the fee once the candidates passes, the cost is not refundable if the candidate fails.

 

English: 

 

  • Proof that you have graduated from a high school, college or university where English is the primary instructional language;

  • Proof that you have passed a language fluency evaluation by a reputable orgainization, e.g. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Language Line University, etc. 

  • Proof that you have taken any of the following examinations:TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT, LSAT.

  • Candidates who can not provide such documents wil need to pass the initial English fluency assessment. 

  • The cost will be deducted from the tuition once the candidates passes. The cost is not refundable if the candidate fails.

PRICING

To register or inquire:

The small group training is only available at our Long Island location.

 

$1599 per person without accomodation, which includes: 

  • Text book, work book, glossary

  • Placement evaluations (if passes), and 

  • Final oral evaluations (two takes)

  • Breakfast & coffee

  • Gourmet lunch

  • Lifelong membership to The Entercomm Club 

 

 

Group Discounts

 

When signing up as a group, you can purchase a whole package: 

  • Package for 3: $4489, in instant saving of $398 in total!

  • Package for 5: $6399, an instant saving of $1596 in total!

 

For non-NY residents, $2199  per person with accomodation:

  • 6-day accomodation & all meals in 2 cozy guestrooms

  • Text book, work book, glossary 

  • Placement evaluations (if passes), and 

  • Final oral evaluations (two takes) 

  • Lifelong membership to The Entercomm Club

 

 

Group Discounts

 

When signing up as a group, you can purchase a whole package: 

  • Package for 3: $ 5999

  • Package for 5: $ 9999

 

The candidate who scores the highest in the written final will receive a $100 rebate. So work for it!!!

 

Veterans and their spouses will receive a 10% discount. 

 

As The Entercomm Club members, if you refer someone to attend the other classes in the future, you will receive referral rebates! For your first three referrals, you will receive a $50 rebate for each referral in mail. For referrals after that, you will receive a $25 rebate for each referral in mail. 

 

We accept check, cash, credit cards and paypal. Cash must be paid in person 10 days before the class starts. Checks must be received 10 days before the class starts. You may also pay online through our online store.

 

Please EMAIL us at entercommllc@gmail.com or call (607) 793-0493

The training is adapted from THE COMMUNITY INTERPRETER® curriculum and will be using its text books. This curriculum was developed by Cross-Cultural Communications and is the only national training program in the U.S. for community interpreters. 

 

Text books & workbooks are included in the registration fee.

 

You will receive the books on the first day of the training. 

CURRICULUM & BOOKS

Can't find any training opportunities in your city? Want to come to New York, but has time constraints and the hotels are too expensive? No worries, Entercomm is your ultimate one stop shop.

  • We have two spacious, cozy & fresh guest rooms that can accomodate your 6-night stay. Both room have seperate bathrooms. 

  • We will have gourmet breakfast & lunches catered for all training days. 

THE ONLY THING LEFT YOU TO TO IS ....FLYING IN

Please EMAIL us at entercommllc@gmail.com or call (607) 793-0493

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