Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare®: In-person (Atlanta) Course

$725.00

Class dates:

  • January 19
  • January 26
  • February 2
  • February 9
  • February 16

Final exams deadline: Thursday, March 7th

Oral exam is taken online, and the final oral exam is taken over the phone.

 

Description

$725

Testing fees and course books are included in your tuition cost. 

This course features:

  • A nationally certified lead trainer
  • A six-week (classroom) Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare® training with 25 other students from around the globe
  • A hard copy of the Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare® Textbook.
  • A hard copy of the Role Play Workbook
  • Interpretation Coaching with experienced interpreters

Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare®: A Medical Interpreter Training (BBiH) follows a curriculum that is owned and created by ALTA Language Services, a proud IMIA and NCIHC member. This course is the first required step toward professional interpretation and national certification.

CONTENT:

  • Health disparities
  • Interpreter Code of Ethics/Standards of Practice
  • Roles of the Interpreter
  • Advice and personal narratives from a nationally certified interpreter
  • Best techniques for effective interpretation
  • The *basics* of body systems, terminology, medical testing and procedures​
  • Title VI and language access rights
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Cultural competency
  • Professional development

* While BBiH is in a face-to-face, classroom setting, and the amount of independent study will vary based on your prior interpretation experience. 

Learners who succeed in Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare® will receive a Certificate of Qualification 

LOCATION

Lenox Center

3355 Lenox Rd NE, #510

Atlanta, GA 30326

ALTA currently offers BBiH to speakers of the following languages:

  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bosnian
  • Burmese
  • Cantonese
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Nepali
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Somali
  • Swahili
  • Taiwanese
  • Tigrinia
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

Don’t see your language? Contact us at interp.education@altalang.com

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made less that two weeks prior to the start-date will not be refunded.