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Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Interpretation Certificate

Medical interpretation is a complex skill. Designed for the Spanish/English bilingual student, this certificate teaches the framework to understand the role of medical interpreter, the professional criteria to respond to a variety of interpreting situations, and the concrete skills to allow the interpreter to provide effective interpretation and cultural advocacy. The curriculum uses participatory training techniques, such as role play, to include the student in an active learning process.

The medical interpreter program is a short-term certificate program. The certificate will include the following coursework.