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Healthcare interpreter training

We offer OHA-approved training and individualized support to become a qualified healthcare interpreter in Oregon.

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Healthcare interpreter training

Become a qualified healthcare interpreter (HCI)

Vendors, hospitals, and medical groups can help provide high-quality language-access services for our members. State law requires providers who accept public funds to ensure access to either qualified or certified healthcare interpreter services.

Program details

Provides individualized support to:

  • Gather required documentation
  • Coordinate language proficiency testing
  • Complete 64 hours of OHA-approved training
  • Prepare and submit the OHA application
  • Receive full refund after submitting application

Training topics include:

  • National Standards of Practice
  • National Code of Ethics
  • Introductory modes and skills
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology

Upon successful completion of the training, our team will guide you through completing and submitting your application to become a qualified healthcare interpreter with the state of Oregon.


Sign up for the program

Follow these steps:

  1. Create an account, or sign in to your existing one on our online training portal
  2. Fill out an online application
  3. Wait while our team reviews your qualifications
  4. Meet with our program coordinator for your next steps

Create account or sign in

Upcoming schedule

Sessions are offered online Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific time. Participants must attend the entire 64-hour training with no exceptions.

April 2024

April 1 – April 23
Registration deadline: March 3

May/June 2024

May 13 – June 10
Registration deadline: April 21

June/July 2024

June 24 – July 16
Registration deadline: June 2

Have questions?

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Program cost and reimbursement

This program is open to vendors and healthcare organizations that have a current contract with PacificSource.

The cost per participant is $1,100.00 and is reimbursed in-full after the following:

  1. Successfully completing the course
  2. Submitting a qualified healthcare interpreter application to OHA