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CoreCHI™ - Core Certification for Interpreters of ALL Languages
At the beginning of 2014, the Commission analyzed data and market feedback telling us that the Associate Healthcare Interpreter™
The Commissioners have decided to change the name of the AHI credential to the Core Certification Healthcare Interpreter™
CoreCHI is THE one certification every interpreter of every language needs to have and can have today. This certification tests medical interpreters of any language on the core professional knowledge as well as critical thinking, ethical decision-making, and cultural responsiveness skills needed to perform the interpreter’
CoreCHI certification also allows all hospitals, health systems, and health care providers to efficiently show their compliance with The Joint Commission’s interpreter qualifications requirement and National CLAS Standard 7 today.
With CoreCHI, any medical interpreter can become certified without waiting for the oral performance examination being developed for their language. In the next couple of months, CCHI will complete all necessary updates related to the CoreCHI name change, including documentation for the current AHI certificants. Follow our updates on our website and social media.
CCHI’s specialty certification – the Certified Healthcare Interpreter™
The CoreCHI examination is a multiple choice exam in English, available year-around, and delivered online in a secure test center environment in all 50 states of the U.S. and in Canada. To apply for your CoreCHI certification today, please visit our website at http://www.cchicertification.org/
About Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters
Founded in 2009, CCHI is a 501(c)(6) organization whose mission is to develop and direct a comprehensive credentialing program for healthcare interpreters, bring together representatives from national and regional non-profit interpreting associations, language companies, community-based organizations, educational institutions, hospitals, health systems, healthcare providers, and advocates for LEP individuals. www.CCHIcertification.org