OHCIA Continuing Education Course Details

These courses provide an interactive and relevant continuing education experience to Health Care Interpreters (HCI’s) who are Certified or Qualified by the Oregon Health Authority, a division of the Oregon Office of Equity and Inclusion. Continuing Education classes (except exam preparation classes) will be acceptable for continuing education units (CEUs) with CCHI, and the Oregon Oregon Health Authority. For further information on renewal requirements, check HERE or scroll down to the bottom of this page. Non-accredited interpreters are encouraged to take our 64-hour Health Care Interpreter training.


course offerings

TitleEthics & Standards of Practice
Hours of Credit: 6 hours (accreditation by CCHI)

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:30 am—3:30 pm
Instructor: Melanie DeLeon, M.S., ASL Court Certified Interpreter
Description: The goal of this advanced Ethics training is to help participants have a better understanding of Health Care Interpreter Code of Ethics. By the end of the training, participants should be able to identify conflicts and how to apply the Code to decision making in a medical interpreting setting through scenarios based discussions.   This includes role plays and group discussion.





No cash refunds.  Credit may be applied toward future classes



OHSU School of Nursing, 1st floor Room  (3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239)  


The program is assessed solely on attendance. Students must attend the full class to receive credit.


Please contact us know if you need any additional accommodations.



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OHA RENEWAL: All Oregon State approved HCI letters (Qualified and Certified are valid for 3 years from the date of issue .

All Qualified and Certified HCI's must complete 24 hours of OHA approved continuing education (CEU):


  • Six Hours Health Care Interpreter Ethics
  • Six Hours Interpretation Skills
  • Twelve Hours of Any Topic Approved by the National Board for Certification of Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) or the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)

This course will be acceptable for continuing education units (CEUs) with CCHI, and the Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Important Notes:

Renewal is not an option for qualified HCI’S whose languages have certification exams available. Qualified HCI’S in the languages of Arabic, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese must become certified upon termination of their qualification. To do so, they must complete 24 hours of continuing education classes and pass certification exams.