Search the directory by name, language, state or country: The IMIA is proud to have the only national registry of medical interpreters in the US. It includes over 1,900 interpreters in over 100 languages, and each profile includes training, general education, work experience, references, and even their resume, if they wish to upload it. http://www.imiaweb.org/corporate/find.asp
October 4, 2014
11:15am Pacific/ 1:15pm Central/ 2:15 pm EST- Duration: 45 minutes
Having a hard time finding a medical dictionary in your language combination? IMIA Terminology Resources Database (ITRD) to the Rescue.
Presenter: Nelida Chan Medical Terminology Committee Chairperson
This will be a live broadcast from IMIA Tri-Symposia in Little Rock, AK. â€‹The IMIA Terminology Committee has met every month over the past two years and has been developing the IMIA Terminology Resource Database (ITRD). Its committee members have been entering existing resources (glossaries, dictionaries, etc) available in several languages and in various specialties of medicine and healthcare. Medical interpreters can search for resources as well as submit new resources in different languages or topics related to their work. This presentation will discuss how to contribute and search for resources.
Learning Objectives: 1. Learn about the different types of terminology resources 2. Learn the difference between a database of terminology and one of terminology resources 3. Learn how to contribute and search for resources 4. Understand the different applications of these resources (IE: terminology research, teaching resources, specialized research, etc.)
United We Are Stronger!
April 24 - 26, 2015
Washington, DC USA
The International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) is an umbrella association that has been leading the advancement of professional interpreters for over twenty-five years. As an international non-profit organization of medical interpreters, it represents over 2,100 practicing medical interpreters as the ultimate experts in medical interpreting and as the best option for equitable care for minority language patients around the world, promoting language access as a human right.
The IMIA promotes all standards and best practices in the field of medical interpreting with events such as our Annual International Congress, the largest event dedicated solely to Medical interpreting. Hundreds of individuals from around the world join us as we educate, motivate and advocate on the Medical Interpreting Profession.
The National Board has monthly webinars that are a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for the written and oral certification exams. The webinar will focus on the specifics of taking the exams, in general what the exams cover, including a description of what to expect when you get to the testing center, screen shots of the test setup, and more. Participating in the webinar is the best way to prepare to become a Certified Medical Interpreter.