international language services
Are You Proud to Be Certified? We’re Proud to be Accredited!
Feb 05, 2018
NCIHC is proud to continue holding accreditation status, which confirms the high quality standards demonstrated by the National Council's work in language access.

Continuing Education Update - CCHI
Feb 05, 2018
To recognize and promote the involvement of certified medical interpreters in on-going professional development, CCHI has expanded options for continuing education.

My Favorite Medical Resources
Oct 02, 2017
A free webinar about medical terminology resources and online research approaches.

TAPIT Language Access Conference
Sep 23, 2017
TAPIT is seeking presenters and sponsors for their annual conference this September 23-24 in Nashville. This year's conference will focus on what's happening right now in language access.

Webinar - The Medical History
Aug 05, 2017
Learn about the medical history, and how it can relate to medical interpreters.

Immigrant Rights - Volunteer Opportunity
Feb 07, 2017
What do you have to say about immigrant rights in your neighborhood? Sign up as a volunteer interpreter to help residents of Rogers Park respond to recent executive orders.

New non-discrimination regulations of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) become law
Jul 18, 2016
On July 18 new non-discrimination regulations of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law.

Karin Ruschke (ILS): Patient Provider Communication
Jan 20, 2012
Karin Ruschke and other experts in the industry speak with host Sarah Blackstone on effective patient-provider communication.

Credentialed Healthcare Interpreters Can Help Reduce Healthcare Disparities
Dec 24, 2010
Common sense tells us that you can’t treat or cure an illness without accurately communicating the diagnosis and treatment plan to the patient in the patient’s language.

National Standards for Healthcare Interpreter Training Programs
Oct 11, 2010
The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) Standard, Training and Certification Committee is pleased to announce the completion of a draft set of national standards for entry-to-practice training programs for interpreters in healthcare.