UPCOMING COURSES ON MEDICAL INTERPRETING AT NSCC

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978 312-1657 savagecommunications@gmail.com

NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS
TWO FALL MEDICAL INTERPRETING COURSES

Courses Address Growing Need for Medical Interpreters in Healthcare

DANVERS, MA – – August 18, 2014 — North Shore Community College (NSCC) is offering two comprehensive courses in Medical Interpreting for individuals interested in interpretation for hospitals, clinics, and human services agencies. Medical interpreters are in great demand nationwide. In Massachusetts, where interpreters are legally mandated in acute-care hospital and behavioral health hospitals, the need for trained medical interpreters is booming. Employment of interpreters and translators is expected to grow 42 percent by 2020.

NSCC will offer two classes:
Sept. 16 – Nov. 18, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Lynn Campus
Oct. 6 – Dec. 10, Mondays & Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Cumming Center, Beverly

Designed to prepare individuals for entry-level careers as medical interpreters, this program is developed and offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, a leader in preparing new and experienced interpreters to work in hospitals and other healthcare settings, following the standards and ethics of the profession. The course meets the requirements of the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification.

The course is open to all languages, but students must be able to fully comprehend and communicate in both English and at least one other language. The college will issue the Medical Interpreting Certificate of Completion upon satisfactory completion of this program. The instructor is an experienced medical interpreter who will provide guidance on how to find a job in the field. To register, call 978 236-1200. For more information, visit the web site: www.northshore.edu.

About TransFluenci & TransFluenci EDU
TransFluenci provides interpreting and translation services to hospitals, federal and state agencies, schools, legal firms, private corporations, and human services agencies. Since its founding in 2001, the company has earned a reputation for providing the highest levels of reliability, completeness, accuracy, and cultural appropriateness in all of its interpreting and translation services. To learn more, visit TransFluenci EDU’s web site at: www.transfluenciedu.com.

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