Art of Medical Interpretation® Certificate

The Art of Medical Interpretation® Certificate
60-hour Certificate of Accomplishment Course
AMI CMA Art of Medical Interpretation, Cambridge, MA
AMI HMA Art of Medical Interpretation, Hudson, MA
AMI MVMA Art of Medical Interpretation, Oak Bluffs, MA
AMI SMA Art of Medical Interpretation, Somerville, MA
AMI WMA Art of Medical Interpretation, Woburn, MA

Prerequisites

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, with a minimum of a HS diploma or equivalent (BA preferred), and must pass a mandatory language screening in English and the target foreign language(s) prior to acceptance into the program. Applicants must pass the language screening with a minimum of “Advanced Mid-Level” according to ACTFL standards.

Brief Description

Teaching healthcare interpreters since 1980 through a didactic approach that accommodates adult students learning styles while they apply soft and hard skills in the following areas:

·   Interpreting Skills
·   Memory Aids
·   Ethics and Standards of Practice (IMIA and NCHIC)
·   Emergency Room & Most Common Illnesses (Massachusetts Interpreter Emergency Law)
·   Medical Terminology through the Samurai Technique!
·   Clinical Insight on how providers communicate with each other
·   Review of 10 Main Body Systems
·   Over 90 Role-plays: covering common illnesses, symptoms and procedures
·   Cultural Competency for Healthcare Interpreters
·   Mental Health
·   Conflict Resolution Skills
·   Preparing Interpreters for the Job Market
·   Customer Relations

Class size is limited to 20 students and accommodates all spoken languages. Students practice their interpreting skills in English ↔ Target (foreign) Language(s) and receive constructive feedback through role-play exercises.

Faculty

This course is taught by a multidisciplinary team of interpreter trainers, healthcare and mental health providers. Adheres to the IMIA trainers standards requisites.

What makes CCCI different?

Our curriculum and manual were selected among ten other trainings nationwide for review to assist the NCIHC while developing the National Standards for Healthcare Interpreter Training Programs.

In addition, the Art of Medical Interpretation® Manual has been used worldwide to train interpreters in many colleges and other educational programs.

Cost

Total: $900.00
Tuition: $825.00
The Art of Medical Interpretation® Manual: $75.00 (Non-refundable.)
Non-refundable Administrative Fee: $41.25
Additional Expenses
Prerequisite Language Screening: $55.00 (Non-refundable. Additional Fee.)
Recommended Materials: Atlas of Anatomy: $17.00 (Non-refundable. Additional Fee.) + S&H

Dates & Locations

SeasonMA Location
Primary Instructor
DatesCourse
Type/Time
Spring 2020Cambridge
Laura Chavez
AMIC0220MA
February: 25, 27
March: 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31
April: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28
Register By: February 14, 2020
Make-up: April 30, 2020
2-Month Course
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00pm – 10:00pm
15min break
Summer 2020
Online Class
Woburn
Andrew Jerger
AMIW0620MA
June: 22, 24, 25, 29
July: 1, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30
August: 3,
Register By: June 15, 2020
Make-up: August 5, 2020
6-Week Course
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
6:00pm – 10:00pm
15min break
Woburn
Andrew Jerger
AMIW0820MA
August: 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28
Register By: August 10, 2020
Make-up: August 31, 2020
Intensive
Weekdays
9:00am – 5:00pm
1hr break
Fall 2020Cambridge
Laura Chavez
AMIC0920MA
September: 22, 24, 29
October: 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
November: 3, 5, 10, 12, 17
Register By: September 11, 2020
Make-up: November 24, 2020
2-Month Course
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00pm – 10:00pm
15min break


Signup for a session:

In order to register for the Art of Medical Interpretation Course, contact us by:

– Phone at: 781-729-3736  x-109 or x110

– Email at: StudentsCCCS@embracingculture.com

For New Hampshire Courses:

  • Transfer of Credits:

CCCI does not issue transfer credits since our courses are based on clock hours not credit hours

  • Grading:

Students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the key concepts and course goals outlined in the syllabus. Students will also be evaluated throughout the course on participation, their ability to master terminology, units of meaning, summarization, flow of the session and interpreter ethics. Student must have accumulated a grade of 75% (C) or higher throughout the course. Student must also score 75% (C) or higher on the final written exam and 85% (B) or higher on the final oral exam.

  • Refund and Withdrawal Policy:

1. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal; and
2. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulations

  • Complaint Process

Students who have a complaint or a problem should first approach the class Instructor. If the instructor, does not address or solve the complaint within two classes from when the students reported the incident, the student should send the complaint or problem in writing to the Institute Administrators via email at studentscccs@embracingculture.com

The Institute will take any actions deemed necessary to resolve the situation and communicate with the students in writing within 10 business days from the submission of the complaint by the student.

If a student has exhausted the complaint process of the school, and said process was found in favor of the school, the student may then file a complaint with the NH Department of Education, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education, Office of Career School Licensing, 101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301 or (603) 271-6443.