Month: September 2013

National Board testing sites in Oregon

The National Board for Certification of Medical Interpreters now has oral exam testing sites in Portland, Salem and White City, Oregon. This should help medical interpreters in Oregon obtain certification.

Situation of medical interpreters in Oregon

In May of 2013 the International Medical Interpreter Association hosted its Annual National Medical Interpreter Certification Forum in Portland, Oregon. According to The Oregonian, the high cost of medical interpreting certification is the main challenge for the 3,500… Read More

Medical Interpreter Training in Oregon – New Courses

On July 31, the Oregon Health Authority approved several new training providers for applicants for Medical Interpreting Certification in Oregon. As of August 21, 2013, these are the authorized training centers in Oregon: • Cross Cultural Health Care… Read More