Continuing Education for Spanish Interpreters

English-Spanish Specific Program

MITS understands exactly what busy Spanish medical interpreters need when it comes to continuing education. Unlike traditional monolingual courses, where attendees listen to English lectures for hours, MITS provides the ideal balance of theory and practice.

These self-paced courses are designed to give participants the opportunity to put into practice the concepts presented in these bite-size lessons. The bilingual exercises and innovative approach in these dynamic courses will help you better target your weaker skills. As a result, you’ll notice an improvement in your job performance and confidence.  At the same time, you’ll earn the CEUs to renew your certification.

All of these four-hour courses are approved by CCHI & The National Board

Neurology

Learn more about the most common neurological diseases, its treatments, and diagnostic tests while interpreting these challenging but realistic exercises. You’ll also become aware of how these conditions affect the patient’s family.

Orthopedics

Broaden your knowledge in the field of musculoskeletal medicine. This course will place you into different scenarios for you to interpret in three modalities. You'll gain more vocabulary and improve your interpreting techniques. A fun, yet rigorous course!

Hepatology

In this course, not only will you improve your bilingual vocabulary, but you'll also understand the impact that liver diseases cause in patients’ lives. You’ll interpret some of the most troubling symptoms, treatments, medications, and prognoses.

Cardiology

Interpreting for patients with cardiovascular problems may be challenging because there's a large number of heart conditions and treatments. In this course, you’ll be able to strengthen your proficiency and amplify your cardiology jargon.

Medical Terminology I

The engaging visuals and auditory elements in these courses will significantly enhance your learning and retention of medical terminology. You'll be able to practice the pronunciation of medical terms in English and Spanish with our unique audio-glossaries.

Medical Terminology II

You’ll be amazed of how fun and efficient it’s to learn medical lingo in these modules. To better assimilate the vocabulary, you will be assisted by memorization and audio exercises with native speakers, self-evaluations, quizzes, and captivating videos.

Nephrology

The goal of this course is to increase your exposure to medical encounters with patients that suffer from renal deficiencies. You’ll learn a lot of regionalisms, colloquialisms, as well as many technical terms used in this medical specialty.

Psychiatry

In this course, we’ll explore the sensitive field of interpreting in mental health. You’ll be able to gain more experience by interpreting a group therapy, a one-on-one encounter, and sight translate a document filled with lots of useful psychiatric terms.

Sight Translation

Translating and interpreting at the same time gives you the opportunity to improve your concentration, reformulation, pace, and speech delivery. In this course, you’ll find hand-picked exercises that will help you enhance your overall skills.

Simultaneous

Juggling two languages at the same time may be intimidating and frustrating for those lacking adequate training, practice, or experience. This course will help you develop strategies and vocabulary to render smoother and more intelligible interpretations.

Consecutive

The mastery of this interpreting modality is vital for interpreters working in health care. In this course, you’ll practice with many realistic vignettes in several medical specialties that will expand your general knowledge and proficiency.

Oncology

This course will help you develop a deeper understating of the complexity of cancer and its common treatments. You will get acquainted with many core medical terms, colloquialisms, idioms, and euphemisms usually found in oncology interpreting assignments.

Urology

Similar to all our courses, this one also offers you the opportunity to hone your craft by self-recording your interpretations and comparing to our suggested model renditions. You’ll be able to tailor your learning needs and expand your urology glossary.

Endocrinology

With an increasing rate of Hispanics developing diabetes, it’s important to have a firm grasp of the common medications, tests, secondary health conditions, and attitudes involved in these interesting encounters. An essential course for all interpreters.

Dentistry

Interpreting in this specialty is not as easy as many may think. The names of teeth, procedures, and dental care are things that can become a challenge. This upcoming course will really give you something to sink your teeth into. Sign up below to receive updates.

Gastroenterology

Don’t go belly up in these types of assignments. Gain some experience with this new course we’re cooking for you. You’ll learn a lot of common diseases, symptoms, tests, diagnoses, prognoses and much more. Stay tuned for more information on release date.

You will receive four (4) hours of performance-based credit upon completion of any course.

Choose one course at a time or purchase a package of courses at a discounted price.  After purchasing a package, we’ll email you a personal coupon code so that you can  select your course from the list above. Your code will not expire until you use it for your last course. 

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$ 80 1 year access
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16-hour package

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$ 250 1 year access per course
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$ 500 1 year access per course
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