8-Hour Professional Medical Interpreter
"Refresher" Course

By popular request, Intersys is pleased to inform you that we'll be offering two unique 8-hour Professional Medical Interpreter "Refresher" courses. These courses will be target language (Spanish) specific and are designed to strengthen interpreter skills in preparation for either the NBCMI or CCHI national exams.


Course descriptions:


1) 8-Hour/Medical Terminology

  • Body Systems: Anatomy, Physiology, Musculoskeletal System, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Urinary System, Nervous System, Digestive System, Reproductive Systems, Integumentary System, Treatments, Acronyms and Abbreviations (e.g., MRI, CAT scan, etc.)

  • Medical Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Orthopedics, Radiology, Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy, Urology and Nephrology, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Neurology Hematology, Dermatology, Psychiatry Respiratory Illness

2) 8-Hour Interpreter Skills

  • Roles of the Medical Interpreter: Role of Conduit, Role of Clarifier, Role of Culture Broker, Role of Patient Advocate.

  • Medical Interpreter Ethics: Confidentiality, Accuracy and completeness, Impartiality, Conflict of Interest, Scope of Practice, Disqualification/Impediments to Performance, Professional Courtesy, Professional Development.

  • Cultural Competence: Cultural practices related to healthcare Familial and relational structures.

  • Interpreter Standards of Practice: IMIA (International Medical Interpreters Association) Standards, NCIHC (National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare) Standards, CHIA (California Healthcare Interpreters Association) Standards.


  • 8-Hour/Interpreter Skills- Thursday afternoons- 12/9 & 12/16 from 3:00-7:00pm or 8-Hour/Medical Terminology- Tuesday afternoons- 12/14 & 12/21 from 3:00pm-7:00pm

  • Live on-line class via ZOOM

  • Total of 8 hours, 4 hour sessions over two weeks.

  • Total Cost: $250.00 per person or Early Bird price of $200.00 if paid by 9/24/21.

  • ***Special Discount*** CMI Exam Workshop attendees will get a credit equal to the amount they paid applied toward this course. 

  • Minimum class size: 4; Maximum class size: 8

Payment can be made via: Venmo (@InterSysLLC) or Zelle (

The class size is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. Sign up today!


8-Hour Professional Medical

Interpreter "Refresher" Course

Thursdays 12/9 & 12/16
Tuesdays 12/14 & 12/21

3:00pm-7:00pm MDT