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Courses

 

The current listing of course offerings are shown in the table below. All course names are linked to a more detailed course description.

 

Course Dates Description Instructor

Basics of American Sign Language

 

Mondays, September 8 - October 27, 2014 This is a eight-session class, 1-hour per session, to learn the basics of communicating with Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. 

Jamie Fidler

Foundations of Medical Interpreting

 

2014 Dates TBA This is a two-day, 15-hour course for working American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters.

Christa Moran

Interpreting in Mental Health

2014 Dates TBA

Interpreting in Mental Health provides an overview of the mental health system, major diagnoses and treatments

 

Jeanette Kibler
Bridging the Gap

Five Fridays, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 2014

Bridging the Gap, created by The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP), is the leading, nationally-recognized medical interpreter training program in the United States.

 

Jane Miller
Medical Interpreting for Spanish Speakers Mondays, September 8 - October 20, 2014

Many health care organizations have Spanish-speaking staff who could serve as interpreters – with the proper medical interpreter training.

 

Paz Angélica Snyder
Interpreting in Palliative Care Saturday, October 4, 2014

UMHS-ISP offers a seven-hour workshop every 2 years for interpreters on the topic of Interpreting in Palliative Care.

 

UMHS Interpreting In-Services/ Workshops

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Medical Terminology and Body Systems

Thursdays, October 16 – November 13, 2014

Mastering complex medical terms can be hard. UMHS Interpreter Services' Medical Terminology and Body Systems course makes it easier.

Rita Galin
Bridging the Gap

November 10 - 14, 2014

Bridging the Gap, created by The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP), is the leading, nationally-recognized medical interpreter training program in the United States.

 

Jane Miller
Bridging the Gap

Five Thursdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015 

Bridging the Gap, created by The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP), is the leading, nationally-recognized medical interpreter training program in the United States.

 

Jane Miller

 

Cancelation Policy For All UMHS Interpreter Services Training Courses

Cancellations will be permitted four or more weeks prior to the start of a training course without incurring a fee. Due to the cost of establishing, holding, and refilling participant slots, along with the associated costs of language assessments and course materials, the following cancellation fee schedule applies:

• For 2 to 4 weeks prior to the start of a training course, a canellation fee of 25% of the training course price will be assessed.

• Between 8-13 days prior to the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 50% of the training course price will be assessed.

• Within 7 days of the start of a training course, a cancellation fee of 75% of the training course price will be assessed.

• No show at first day of training course will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of training course price. 

Questions

Questions about UMHS-ISP Bridging the Gap program? Contact Jane Miller at janemill@med.umich.edu.