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NCIHC Publishes the National Standards for Healthcare Interpreter Training Programs
The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) is proud to announce the publication of National Standards for Healthcare Interpreter Training Programs.
NCIHC is a multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to promote and enhance language access in health care in the United States. Establishing standards for training programs is the fourth of five steps in the NCIHC’s strategy for advancing the field of healthcare interpreting. This process began a decade ago with the publication of a seminal paper on the role of interpreters in health care settings, summarizing six years of national discussions . Building on this fundamental understanding of the interpreter’
The Standards for Training Programs are now available for free download at http://www.ncihc.org. Hard copies will be distributed at the NCIHC’s Annual Membership Meeting on May 19-20 in New Orleans, and will be available afterward upon request while supplies last.
 Beltran-Avery, MP. The Role of the Healthcare Interpreter:
 National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care. NCIHC, July 2004, 23 pags. http://data.memberclicks.com/
 National Standards of Practice for Interpreters in Health Care. NCIHC, Sept. 2005. 20 pgs.
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