The NICHC eLearning platform

NICHC eLearning is the online education platform developed by The National Institute for Coordinated Healthcare (NICHC) to address the training needs of bilingual and multilingual individuals that want to start, update, or advance their knowledge and skills in the medical interpreting profession.
NICHC eLearning, provides access to online content on basic training with Core Medical Interpreter Training (CMIT), and advanced Medical Interpreter training with workshops offering continuing education units (CEUs) to renew national certification with the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and The National Board for Certification of Medical Interpreters (NBCMI).



For your convenience, our NICHC eLearning platform is available on the Moodle Mobile App.
You can download the Moodle App from the links below for iPhone and Android-based smartphones.
Once you download the app, please enter: https://elearn.nichc.org and navigate through our courses, select the courses of your interest, and send an email to elearning@nichc.org to register.


      For iPhone users
      Download the Moodle Mobile app by clicking here.


   For Android users
   Download the Moodle Mobile app by clicking here.




All our workshops are intended to advance your knowledge of medical terminology, acronyms, and phrases.
For that reason, we recommend that you purchase our Workbook for Medical Interpreters. This workbook presents a variety of topics aligned with the CMIT contents on body systems. This workbook presents challenges to individuals interested in learning more about medical and healthcare-related terms, acronyms and phrases that medical interpreters are routinely exposed to during medical encounters.
Our workbook contains more than 20 chapters to help you learn more about building, deconstructing, deciphering medical terms, the body systems, diagnostic imaging, specialized settings (genetics, mental health, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics), and some of the most prevalent chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, and congestive heart failure.
You can purchase this workbook by filling out this order form (click here for free shipping). 

Register here for the Advanced Medical Interpreter Training Workshops

Our Core Medical Interpreter Training (CMIT) graduates receive a one-time 20% discount. Email us at elearning@nichc.org

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Available courses

This workshop is intended to update Medical Interpreters with the latest peer-reviewed research evidence using nutritional principles to significantly improve, and in some cases, reverse the onset and progression of diabetes.

Participants will learn the facts, figures, and available options for people to make informed decisions on nutrition and lifestyle.

Core Medical Interpreter TrainingTM (CMITTM)

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The Core Medical Interpreter Training (CMIT) eLearn is designed to be taken by students in a blended (classroom + online) education model. Please consult with your instructor about the distribution of lessons, or email us at elearning@nichc.org

Welcome to the Cert+, the preparation course for the National Certification examination with the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI).
This course is designed for medical interpreters that want to obtain the CoreCHI™ or CHI™ credentials from the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters.


Sight translation is a challenging, yet widely used mode of interpreting in medical/healthcare settings. Sight translating entails a set of skills that need to be developed separately from other modes of interpreting. This workshop will help you improve the skills involved in sight translation using real scenarios.

Interpreting in consecutive mode is a challenge for many interpreters. This workshop will help you improve your memory skills and consecutive technique using real scenarios and audio recording to assess and improve your performance.

This workshop is intended to help medical interpreters acquire the basic concepts, evaluation, and organ transplant options for LEP patients. The workshop includes practice scenarios in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, sight translation, with emphasis on the most frequent medications for organ transplant patients.

Asthma, is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States affecting children and adults. Interpreters are constantly exposed to interpreting for asthma patients and their families. This workshop provides pertinent information on the causes of asthma, treatment plans, medications, and common interpreting scenarios.

This workshop is intended to update Medical Interpreters on Diabetes types, its causes, figures and facts, and learn how to handle a medical encounter that involves this chronic disease.

 

Participants will learn the specific characteristics of practicing in advanced settings and will be equipped with techniques, terminology, and strategies to reach the next level in their profession, and maintain the integrity of Professional Standards of Practice.

This workshop is intended to help medical interpreters acquire the basic concepts, causes, and management of Kidney failure for LEP patients, practice diagnosis and management scenarios, and learn some of the most frequent medications used to treat this disease.

This workshop is intended to help medical interpreters acquire the basic concepts, evaluation, and organ transplant options for LEP patients. The workshop includes practice scenarios in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, sight translation, with emphasis on the most frequent medications for organ transplant patients.

This course is designed to be taken by healthcare professional that have a basic level of Spanish.

The healthcare professionals will receive an introduction to the culture and basic aspects of Spanish-speaking populations, learn the linguistic equivalents of anatomical structures and physiological functions, as well as simple instructions to interact with patients and family members during medical encounters.

Please email us for more information at elearning@nichc.org

This course is designed to be taken by students or professionals interested in learning more about the principles of health literacy  applied to nutrition.

The students will receive an introduction to health literacy and its impact on people's nutrition, health status, and general well-being when exposed to the Standard American Diet, or westernized diets.

Please email us for more information at elearning@nichc.org



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