CHIA Webinar - National Interpreter Certification Exams - Preparing for Part 1

  • 21 Apr 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Online Webinar


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National Interpreter Certification Exams - Preparing for Part 1

For Healthcare Interpreters:  Short Review of Ethics, Standards, Roles, Legislation and Regulations, and Terminology

Presenter:  Beverly Treumann

Cost:  FREE

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  • Recall concepts from introductory courses in healthcare interpreting that are fundamental such as the purpose of the pre-session, how and when to intervene to support effective communication, and the meaning of the principle of transparency;
  • Define ethics, standards, roles and other terms of art for the interpreting profession;
  • Recognize the laws and regulations that inform language access practices and policies in healthcare; and
  • Identify ways to improve your command of medical terminology

Beverly Treumann, Program and Quality Assurance Director, Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN) is a Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (CHI) and a Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI).  She earned the State of California Certification in Medical Interpreting (English/Spanish) in 1997.  She worked ten years as a medical interpreter in both small clinics and large teaching medical centers and four years for a large public health plan teaching a 40-hour course on healthcare interpreting.  In her position with HCIN, Ms. Treumann assists with testing and training for interpreters (see, developing protocols for video remote, and planning conferences and meetings that benefit interpreters and language access programs at HCIN’s member health care systems.  

She served as President of the California Healthcare Interpreting Association from 2001- 2005 and worked closely with the committee members who authored the CHIA Standards.  She is a current member of the CHIA Board, having returned to serve again in 2011. 

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