Berkshire AHEC is offering a “Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting” for bilingual and multilingual individuals in Western Massachusetts. Class will run from January - April 2022 The components of the program include practical applications of fundamental interpreting skills, effective communication in the triad (client-provider-interpreter), listening and memory skills, comprehensive medical terminology in target languages, human anatomy and physiology vital to effective medical interpreting, and methods of interpreting in special settings. Role playing and medical terminology are incorporated into each session. A certificate of completion is provided upon completing the course and passing the final exam. Classes will be held via Zoom Meeting.