Spring 2016: OHCIA Health Care Interpreter Training

Space is still available for the Spring.  missed modules can be made up at the next course offering in the fall (fall dates to be decided).

Update: 25% off discount this Spring for community health workers and interpreters with 5+ years of experience (that's $240 instead of $320!).  

Also, we have a new referral program, where you get $10 class credit for every module a friend pays for.  Get four friends to pay for the whole class, and you get the class free! 


spring 2016 schedule

Introduction to Health Care Interpreting - Saturday, April 2nd (7:45 AM to 5 PM)
Anatomy and Physiology I - Sunday, April 10th (7:45 AM to 5 PM)
Medical Terminology I - Sunday, April 17th (7:45 AM to 5 PM)

Free Online NBCMI Webinar (optional) - Sunday, April 24th (11 AM to 12:30 PM) - Register Here
Health Care Interpreter Code of Ethics - Saturday, April 30th (7:45 AM to 5 PM)
Anatomy and Physiology II - Sunday, May 1st (7:45 AM to 5 PM)

Free Online CCHI Webinar (optional) - Saturday, May 7th (12-1:30 PM) - Register Here
Medical Terminology II - Sunday, May 8th (7:45 AM to 5 PM)

Advanced Health Care Interpreting Concepts – Saturday May 14th (7:45 AM to 5:30 PM)
Final Exam and Job Fair - Saturday, May 21st (7:45 AM to 12 PM)

(spring registration is at the bottom of this page)


$40 per module ($320 for all eight modules)

You have the option of paying the whole amount in advance, or by a payment plan.


$40 on 4/2/16 (Day of Module 1: Intro to Health Care Interpreting)
$40 on 4/10/16 (Day of Module 2: Anatomy and Physiology I)
$120 on 4/17/16 (Day of Module 3: Medical Terminology I)
$120 on 5/8/16 (Day of Module 6: Medical Terminology II)

Students who have taken modules with the OHCIA in the past, or have an exemption from medical terminology and/or anatomy and physiology modules because of prior education may purchase any module individually.

refunds and transfers

There are no refunds available.  We do now allow up to two module transfers to the next immediate course for paid modules that were missed.


Anatomy and Physiology Homework Packet - $5
Medical Terminology Homework Packet - $5

Medical Terminology: A Living Language by Bonnie F. Fremgen and Suzanne S. Frucht (any edition is acceptable)


OHSU School of Nursing, 1st floor auditorium (3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239)  - Parking is free
Note: Please do not contact OHSU directly (as they are not running the training; we rent the space from them).


Before registering, please review the course details page for information on:

  • Homework
  • Required and optional materials
  • Course completion requirements
  • Education exemptions for Anatomy and Physiology/Medical Terminology
  • And other important details

Thank you for choosing to register for our Oregon Health Authority approved 60 hour health care interpreter training.  

For questions, contact us at 503-893-9660 support@ohcia.org

Spring Registration Form