Who is teaching? Cindy Roat is a national consultant and trainer with 25 years’ experience in the healthcare interpreting field. With an MPH in International Health Services, Cindy has made significant contributions to the healthcare interpreting field in the areas of training, program development, policy formulation, advocacy and organizational outreach. Her written works are key resources for interpreters, providers and administrators alike. Cindy was the principal author of the original Bridging the Gap, and her most recent book, Healthcare Interpreting in Small Bites, is being used as an ancillary text at many basic training programs. Ms. Roat is a founder and former Co-chair of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC), a founding member of WASCLA, current chair of the Community Interpreters Division of NOTIS, as well as being known nationally as an energetic advocate for the field of health care interpreting and for language access in general.
CE credits? This course has been approved for 7 CE credits by WA DSHS and ATA. This course has been requested for 7 CE credits by WA AOC, and CCHI. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop.
When? Saturday, October 27, 2018
Check-in at 8:30 a.m. PLEASE ARRIVE AT 8:30 to sign in.
Class from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m., with one hour for lunch
Where? Skagit Valley Hospital, Mt. Vernon, conference room
1415 E Kincaid St, Mount Vernon WA 98274
Cost? $60 NOTIS members, $80 Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS).
Registration? Click the button below to register before 5 pm on October 24th.
After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through.
Please submit a separate registration form for each person registering.
Neither mail-in registration nor on-site registration will be available for this workshop. Please note: space in this workshop is limited to the first 50 applicants.
Refunds? We regret that no refunds can be given after October 24th. A $10 processing fee will apply for refunds requested before October 24th.
Directions? Directions to Skagit Valley Hospital can be found at http://www.skagitregionalhealth.org/locations/skagit-valley-hospital Parking on Saturdays is free and ample in the parking lots and on the streets around the hospital. Conference rooms are next to entrance 13E, which is in the southern part of the main Skagit Valley Hospital building. The closest street corner to entrance 13E is East Kincaid St and South 13th Street, next to parking lots P1 and P7.
Lunch? In order to offer this unique opportunity at an affordable price, no refreshments will be provided. We encourage you to bring your own water, coffee and snacks. In addition, the hospital’s Bistro cafeteria is open on Saturdays, as is the Whidbey Coffee Stand a little farther down the same hall, with salads, pastries, yogurt, and some breakfast sandwiches in addition to all the usual espresso drinks.
Anything else? If you require accommodation, please contact the NOTIS Office Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 3 weeks in advance if possible.
In order to offer this workshop at this low price, no refreshments will be served. Please feel free to bring snacks if you wish.
Questions about class content? Please contact Cindy Roat at email@example.com.
Questions about registration? Please contact Naomi Uchida at firstname.lastname@example.org.