NITA Announces Health Care Interpreting Training

NITA, the Nevada Interpreters and Translators Association, is proud to announce its Health Care Interpreting Training to be held in Reno, NV. Held on five Saturdays in March and April, this forty-hour professional development course is aimed at interpreters who want to break into the much-in-demand healthcare interpreting field. Topics covered include: Medical Terminology and Common Medical Problems, Sight Translation, Code of Ethics, Sight Interpretation, etc. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of language proficiency, a certificate of completion, workbooks and materials for self-study, etc. The course includes snacks and refreshments and is held at St. Mary's Regional Hospital in Auditorium A.

Tracy Young, RN, BSA, MA, will be teaching the course. She has 18 years' experience as a medical interpreter and medical interpreter trainer. She is currently a trainer at the Bridging the Gap program in South Lake Tahoe, volunteers her interpreting services at the Renown Emergency Room, and works for several interpretation agencies for health care interpreting agencies.

The class is filling up fast, but if you live/work in northern Nevada or northern California, don't miss this opportunity to receieve a significant amount of professional development classes at a very affordable prices. As NITA is a non-profit organization, the cost for all five Saturdays is only $375. The discounted price for members of NITA, ATA, NCIHC, NAJIT is $325. To sign up for the class and get more information, please visit the NITA site or e-mail Tracy Young directly.


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