Bridging the Gap is a nationally recognized Medical Interpreter training program that trains interpreters to the high standards today’s health care industry requires and equips them with the skills and knowledge to professionally and ethically serve patients and practitioners alike. SEMIA is pleased to offer this training.
The next Bridging the Gap organized by SEMIA will take place in November 2015 in Lexington, KY. For other BTG training possibilities scroll down.
ALL SESSIONS MUST BE ATTENDED AND FINAL EXAM MUST BE PASSED IN ORDER TO EARN THE CERTIFICATE.
Adult and Tenant Services 1055 Industry Rd Lexington, KY 40505
To apply for admission to SEMIA’s Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training
click: COURSE COMPLETE
NOTE: Students must have pre-requisite bilingual skills as outlined in the medical interpreter national certification materials of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters and the National Board of Certified Medical Interpreters. In addition to the information included in your application, a follow up phone interview may be required for admittance into the class.
Scholarships are limited at this time. Qualified candidates in languages of lesser diffusion (other than Spanish) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
At the completion of the 40-hour class and with a score of 70% or better on the cumulative exam, participants will receive a certificate from the Cross Cultural Health Care Program.
NOTE: Successful completion of Bridging The Gap does NOT mean you are a certified medical interpreter. There is a separate process for becoming a nationally certified medical interpreter.
Catholic Charities is offering BTG and other interpretation/ translation workshops in Lousiville, KY. Please click on the link to see their 2015 schedule: CatholicCharities2015 Training.
Other BTG or similar trainings can be found on our website, under courses, classes and training.