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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

 

2015 Dates TBD This is a eight-session class, 1-hour per session, to learn the basics of communicating with Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. 

Guest Instructor

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.

Christa Moran

Medical Terminology and Body Systems

 

Five Saturdays, April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2015  Mastering complex medical terms can be hard. UMHS Interpreter Services' Medical Terminology and Body Systems course makes it easier.

Rita Galin

Medical Interpreting for Spanish Speakers

 

Mondays & Wednesdays, April 13 - May 27, 2015 Many health care organizations have Spanish-speaking staff who could serve as interpreters – with the proper medical interpreter training.

Paz Angélica Snyder

Bridging the Gap

 

Fridays, July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28, 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

Medical Interpreting for Spanish Speakers

 

Mondays & Wednesdays, September 7 - October 21, 2015

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

 

Paz Angélica Snyder
Medical Terminology and Body Systems

Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2015

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

 

Rita Galin
Bridging the Gap Monday, November 16 - Friday, November 20, 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.

Christa Moran
Foundations of Medical Interpreting

2015 Dates TBD

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

Christa Moran
Interpreting in Mental Health

2015 Dates TBD

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

 
Interpreting in Palliative Care

2015 Dates TBD

 

 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

TBD

1-hour sessions of continuing education for UMHS staff and temporary interpreters

 

 

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.