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Health Care Interpreting Links and Resources

The following links are provided for informational purposes only. The State of Oregon does not endorse them or make any claims as to their accuracy.

OHA Approved Language Proficiency Testing Centers

Language Line University

Language Testing International


OHA Approved HCI Certification Testing

The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI)

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)


OHA Approved HCI Training Programs

Cascade, AHEC, Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training Program

Interpreters Associates Inc. Online Medical Interpreter Certificate Program

LanguageLine Academy, Medical Interpreter Training Program

Medical Interpreter Training by the Interpreter Certification Center

Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association (OHCIA), Health Care Interpreters Training Program

The Community Interpreter-Medical:A Language Neutral Course

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program, Bridging the Gap Training Program for Medical Interpreters


Other HCI training resources

Bridging the Gap

California Healthcare Interpreting Association


Oregon HCI organizations

Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association (OHCIA)


National organizations

International Medical Interpreters Association

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI)

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)

American Translators Association

Federation of Interpreters and Translators

Interpreter Associations in other states


HCI Policy documents

National Standards of Practice for Interpreters in Health Care

National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care

Health Care Interpreting Law ORS 413.550

Oregon Administrative Rules OAR 333.002


Other Health Care Interpretation Resources

Resources for Mental Health Interpreting

Hablamos Juntos

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Interpreters and Translators

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