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How Much Does It Cost to Become a Certified Medical Interpreter?

Becoming a certified medical interpreter might be a challenging process, but it’s well worth it. If you are bilingual and have a knack for interpreting, this path is rewarding. Take the Parrot Language Test at $37 and enroll yourself for the 40-hour training to be eligible…

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Why Do Medical Interpreters Need to Be Certified?

Hiring well-trained, certified medical interpreters can help clinicians provide quality health care to patients with limited English proficiency(LEP). According to the 2019 report issued by the Migration Policy Institute, immigrants share 13.7 percent of the country’s 327.2 million people. As the influx of immigrants in the…

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How Do I Become a Certified Spanish Medical Interpreter?

Spanish medical interpreters help patients understand their diagnosis by accurately interpreting what their doctors and nurses say. Fluency in Spanish and English is paramount, and they often need to back it up with a certificate from a language testing agency to demonstrate their proficiency. Becoming a…

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Where Can I Find a Medical Interpreter Certification Practice Test?

NBCMI and CCHI encourage applicants to take the practice test before the exam to be familiar with the oral examination format.  CCHI provides a repository of online resources and training modules to help candidates polish their knowledge and skills. In Arabic, Mandarin, and Spanish, the CHI…

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Does your company need a domain specific language test?

What is a general proficiency assessment? Language tests are often delivered using a general assessment - meaning they are not customized to any specific industry nor level - in order to allow for as many companies/people to be able to take the test. The way the…

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