Healthcare Interpreting

Interested in getting into the Healthcare Interpreting field?  Here are the steps to get you started... 

Step 1:  Register for a Health Occupations Center Orientation

.  Click  HERE to register and view details for our Orientations.  
  • Orientation attendance is MANDATORY
  • Orientation attendance will not be recorded for anyone entering orientation 15 minutes late or more.

Step 2:  Take a Health Occupations Center Entry Screening Test.   

  • Testing information/dates/times will be released at the orientation.
  • You will be able to register for the HOC Entry Screening Test 48 hours after your attend orientation.
  • Interested in preparing for the HOC Entry Screening Test?  
    • Click HERE for a review guide to prepare for the HOC Entry Screening Test (CASAS Reading Goals Test)
    • Look under HOC Courses and English Review Classes.  Register for any open English Review Classes.
  • Have you already taken the CASAS Reading Goals test and received a minimum score of 228?  Click HERE to use your CASAS Reading Goals score 
 
 

Course Description:

This 50 hour course introduces theories and practical aspects of healthcare interpreting.  Students will learn about the role of the interpreter, understand and apply processing and information management skills, ethical decision making, and become knowledgeable about the profession.  These techniques and skills can be applied in healthcare, education, asylum, mental health and social services environments.  Good communication is essential and your classroom participation is very important.

 

Prerequisite:  

A passing score on the HOC English Assessment test.  No High School Diploma or equivalent required for this class.

 

Registration Costs: 

$100.00

 

Additional Fees:  (Other prerequisite costs may vary)

Item

Approximate Cost

Due Date

Book

$40.00

First day of class

 

Schedule:

Start Date

End Date

Days of the Week

Times

August 6, 2019

December 17, 2019

Tuesdays

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Instructor:

E. Geschwind-Savin

 

Refund policy for this class:

Refunds for this class are permitted only until the 2nd class meeting.  A $25.00 administrative processing fee will be charged for withdrawal/refund of this class.

 

 
Healthcare Interpreting