Medical Interpreter Training Module

In this self-paced online module, students and practitioners learn to understand the basics of interpreting, comprehend the ethics of interpreting, and understand the guidelines and pitfalls of interpreting.

To complete the training:

1. Watch the series of four videos at your own pace

2. Complete the final assessment

After watching the video series, complete a brief assessment.

Medical Interpreter Training Final Assessment

Introduction to Interpreting

Medical Interpreter Examples

Guidelines for Healthcare Workers and Interpreters

Pitfalls for Healthcare Workers and Interpreters

Want to get certified?

Our free interpreter training does not provide credits or certification.

For medical interpreter certification, we recommend:

Module Developer

This module was developed in 2015 by Hope Pogemiller, MD, MPH. Please contact her with questions or comments at

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