Summer 2017 64-Hour Health Care Interpreter (HCI) Training
Student Page

Students together from the OHCIA's Fall 2015 Health Care Interpreter Training.

Students together from the OHCIA's Fall 2015 Health Care Interpreter Training.


Welcome to the student website for the OHCIA's 64-Hour Training this Fall!  

This will be a place to find class materials, get class updates, and explore resources. 

Questions?  Contact Guillermo Ortiz, Training Coordinator, anytime: 503-893-9660

consider inviting a friend!  They can register online:


    Class Materials


    interpreter volunteer opportunities

    Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine (The Founder's Clinic) - Oregon City
    Dayna Velasco - 503-722-4400 -

    OHSU - Portland
    503-418-5376 -

    Southwest Community Health Center
    Cecily Peterson - 503-977-0733 -

    Voz Workers' Rights Education Project
    Celestina Nuñez - 503-233-6787 -

    Wallace Medical Concern



    National Council on Interpreting in Health Care Ethics

    National Council on Interpreting in Health Care Standards

    International Medical Interpreters Association Standards

    California Healthcare Interpreting Association Standards

    Office of Equity and Inclusion Contact Information

    General Email:
    Kweku Wilson - HCI Learning Collaborative Coordinator

    certification/qualification materials

    Requirements Sheet

    Quick Guide to Oral Language Proficiency

    Certification Reference Sheet

    Qualification Reference Sheet

    CCHI National Exam Reference Sheet

    NBCMI National Exam Reference Sheet

    Comparison of National Exams Reference Sheet


    CCHI Medical Glossaries (your email sign up is required)

    English-Spanish Medical Terminology Glossary

    insurance for interpreters

    These are some links to insurance options:

    interpreter agencies in Oregon

    Below is a list of agencies.  Each agency will have its own standards and requirements for working with them.  This is not a complete list, so there may be some agency names missing.

    Access Services Northwest

    Anderson Interpreting Service

    Certified Languages International

    Evergreen Interpreting & Translating Services

    Gaucha TI

    Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) 

    Interpreters Associates

    John Wan

    Language Line

    Liberty Language Services

    Linguava Interpreters

    Linguistics Global Associates

    MindLink Resources

    Molano Multicultural Communication

    NWI Global

    Oregon Certified Interpreter's Network

    Oregon Translation

    Pacific Interpreters

    Passport to Languages

    Professional Interpreters

    Sign for Life

    Stratus Video Interpreting


    Translators USA

    VDO Interpreters