Best Practices for Working with Medical Interpreters

Best Practices for Working with Medical Interpreters

Course Description:

Whether experienced at working with Medical Interpreters or a novice, this 30-minute eLearning experience will help support your practice in providing high-quality patient care. It can be stressful when you cannot communicate directly with patients because of language barriers. This course offers crucial information and engages learners in a real-life patient story to illustrate the importance of following best practices.

Continuing Education Credits

0.5 contact hours ACCME (Physicians), ANCC (Nurses), ACPE (Pharmacists)


30 minutes

Course Versions

Physicians • Nurses • Allied Health & Other Professionals

Learning Objectives: Learners will be able to:

Describe when, why, and how to work with qualified Medical Interpreters

Apply best practices, tips, and tricks for working with Medical Interpreters


Prevent unintended &
implicit biases


Improve patient experience
& satisfaction


Increase workplace
inclusion & belonging

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