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Resource: Comparison of U.S. National Medical Interpreter Certifications

Do you want to know how the two U.S. national medical interpreter certifications compare? From the tireless Helen Eby comes a crystal clear comparison of the NBCMI and CCHI certifications. Her chart compares costs, pass rates, test content, what is required for CE credits. Helen’s Gaucha Translations website also has a checklist for medical interpreter training programs to be approved… READ MORE »

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Resource: 150 Free Ebooks for Translators and Interpreters

If you’re interested in scholarly articles related to translation and/or interpretation, here’s a site from the Universidad de Salamanca that offers free access to a large collection. Most of the resources are in English while some are in different languages. Each resource includes a short overview of the referenced work and then a link to… READ MORE »

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Webinar on 12/7/17: Falta de equivalencias lingüísticas, e interpretación por relevo

A CCHI-accredited, performance-based, webinar for interpreters of the Spanish and Indigenous languages will be offered by HCIN on December 7, 2017, at 9 am PST/ 11 am CST/ 12 pm EST. It’s a unique opportunity to learn about or improve your skills in relay interpreting! The Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN) is pleased to offer… READ MORE »

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Comprehensive Guide to the Translation of Birth & Death Certificates from English to Spanish

Thanks to UMTIA member, Laura Espondaburu, for sharing this excellent resource from Tremédica’s magazine, [email protected]! For those who do translations of birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, etc., this article will give you lots of useful advice! Translating this type of document involves many complexities and intricacies. Governing institutions with power over these documents differ… READ MORE »

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Credentialing Opportunities for Interpreters

Ever get confused by all the different certificates, certifications, qualifications, etc. available for interpreters? Have you noticed different levels of these credentials varying across states? Well, you will no longer be confused after looking over this chart. It’s comprehensive and well-organized and lays out all the different options grouped into four categories: 1) international organizations… READ MORE »

Related to: Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Training Resources

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