international language services
Translation Workshop - Minneapolis
Jun 20, 2018
In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about different types of interference when translating a diversity of texts written in English.
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Are You Proud to Be Certified? We’re Proud to be Accredited!
Feb 05, 2018
NCIHC is proud to continue holding accreditation status, which confirms the high quality standards demonstrated by the National Council's work in language access.
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Continuing Education Update - CCHI
Feb 05, 2018
To recognize and promote the involvement of certified medical interpreters in on-going professional development, CCHI has expanded options for continuing education.
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Oversight organizations.


Professional organizations.

  • National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
    NCIHC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting professional healthcare interpreting.
  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters
    CCHI administers a national, valid, credible, vendor-neutral certification program for all healthcare interpreters - and the public good.
  • California Healthcare Interpreting Association
    CHIA is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of language services in the delivery of health care.
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
    RID is a national organization that represents and certifies American Sign Language interpreters.
  • National Health Law Program
    NHeLP protects and advances the health rights of low income and underserved individuals and families. NHeLP advocates, educates and litigates at the federal and state levels. Of special note are the publications related to interpreting and translation in healthcare, which can be found under the tab Publications and typing in the word interpreting in the Search by Keyword Using Google field.
  • American Translators Association
    ATA was established to advance the translation and interpreting profession and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters.