Twenty Years of Training Language Access Professionals

Bridging the Gap for Medical Interpreters

Upcoming classes in Seattle, WA:

August 7 – 11 and August 14 – 16, 2017

Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

All-Inclusive Cost: $875.00
**Apply by July 7, 2017 to receive a $50 early bird discount!**

This 64-hour training will cover the content of CCHCP’s 40-hour Bridging the Gap – Medical Interpreter Training in addition to special interpreter professional development topics.


Topics covered include:

  • National ethics standards

  • The roles of the medical interpreter

  • Memory development

  • Sight translation

  • Mental health interpreting

  • Health disparities (including those faced by the LGBTQIA community)

  • Medical terminology

  • Professional development
    and more!

Participants will have ample opportunities to practice simultaneous interpretation in English and their other language(s) through role play activities and other skill development exercises.


The training fee includes:

  • 64 hours of intensive, interactive training

  • Language proficiency assessment via ALTA Language Services
    (part of non-refundable $100 deposit)

  • 2017 Edition of The Bridging the Gap Textbook for Medical Interpreters 

  • Bilingual Medical Glossary

  • Guide to Common Medications

  • Signed Certificate of Completion with individual certificate number upon successful completion of training

  • Eligibility to enroll in the Bridging the Gap Training of Trainers course


Enrollment for this course usually fills up fast! Email with questions.


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