Translators and interpreters connect at ATA 63rd Annual Conference (ATA63)

Medical Terminology for Medical Interpreters and Translators

  • 06/19/2016
  • 08:30 - 17:30
  • Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Auditorium


  • Discounted rate for members

Registration is closed

NOTIS presents

Medical Terminology for Medical Interpreters and Translators

This is an 8-hour workshop on medical terminology, covering terms related to anatomy, physiology, pathology, treatment, providers and acronyms. This is an excellent workshop for all healthcare interpreters and for translators new to the healthcare arena. 

Who is teaching?  

 Joe Tein is a DSHS-certified medical interpreter and a Washington State certified court interpreter. He holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology and is also a freelance medical translator, working from Spanish and Italian into English. Mr. Tein is the creator of the AOC Court Interpreters’ English-Spanish glossary of legal terms and is the second author of the most comprehensive Italian medical acronym website. He has taught numerous classes and workshops for medical and court interpreters over the years, both in person and through online webinars.

When?  SUNDAY, June 19th, 2016

Check-in at 8:30 a.m. PLEASE ARRIVE AT 8:30 to sign in.

Class from 9:00 – 5:30, with a half hour for lunch.

Where?  Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Auditorium

Address: 2811 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902

 Cost?  $30  NOTIS members, $50  Non-members

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 Registration?  Via the web (before midnight on June 15th)  Register and pay online at Click on Register button. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through. 

Via regular mail (registrations must be received by June 15th) You will receive an invoice after selecting "Invoice me" in payment option with mailing instruction.

If registering for more than one person, please submit a separate registration for each.  

Refunds?  We regret that no refunds can be given after June 15th, 2016. A $10 processing fee will apply for refunds requested before June 15th.    

Directions?  Click for directions to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

Lunch?  In order to offer this unique opportunity at an affordable price, no refreshments or lunch will be provided. In addition, our lunch break is too short to accommodate going out to purchase lunch. We encourage you to bring your lunch, water, coffee and snacks.

CE credits?  Eight continuing education credits have approved from the ATA. ATA credits are accepted by IMIA/NBCMI. 

Eight “Professional” category CEU hours have approved by WA AOC

Eight CE credit have approved from the Washington State DSHS.

Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.

Anything else? If you require accommodation, please contact the NOTIS Office Manager ( at least 3 weeks in advance if possible.

Questions about class content? Please contact Joe Tein at

Questions about registration? Please contact Naomi Uchida at

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