Linguava Interpreter Academy

Become a Qualified Medical Interpreter in Oregon with our online interpreter training.

Oregon Health Care Interpreter Training

Welcome to the Linguava Interpreter Academy! At Linguava we want to help you develop your skills and confidence to provide accurate and professional interpretation in a clinical setting.

Our OHA approved program is led by interpreters with over 40 years of cumulative interpreting and training experience.

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Meet Your Instructors

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Stella Phelps

LIA Manager

Stella Phelps is the manager of LIA. She joined Linguava in January 2021. She comes to Linguava as an Oregon Qualified Interpreter and 25 years of interpreting experience. She also delivered training for various industries for 5 years and was a Senior Language Specialist for 15 years.

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Valeria McNulty

LIA Trainer

Valeria McNulty has worked as a Nationally Certified and State Qualified interpreter for almost 20 years. She has provided medical training to interpreters since 2009 and has recently become a licensed trainer to deliver, The Community Interpreter 60-hour training.

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What You Will Learn From This Course

Our curriculum focuses on concepts and terminology in the medical field so that upon graduation, you will feel confident in entering any health care setting to interpret accurately for patients and medical professionals.

The Linguava Interpreter Academy is a 60 hour course that has been designed by interpreting professionals with extensive medical experience.

Course Details

Number of training hours: 60 hours
Training dates and times: February 2023
Hourly breakdown per week: Tue, Thurs, Sat (2 hours each) | 2 hours self study and practice
Training location: Remote via Zoom
Cost: $600
Required textbooks: The Medical Interpreter textbook and The Medical Terminology handbook
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We are focused in everything we do. A team unified as “one” that seeks the best outcome for our whole community.

Innovative Spirit

Our work environment encourages outside-of-the box thinking and rewards creative innovations for achieving our goals.

Above & Beyond Customer Service

We believe in creating exceptional experiences and outcomes for all clients, linguists and staff.

Honest Conversations

We engage in a culture of authentic voices. We are open and clear in sharing objectives, perspectives and ideas with each other.

A Servant’s Heart

In always serving the greater good, we give back to the community and the world we share together.

Raising the Standard of Excellence

We are accountable to produce our best work, surpass expectations and get better every day.

Working with Linguava for all our translations has been the best decision. As an organization with a mission of raising awareness of the multicultural fabric of Atlanta, their knowledgeable team has made each project a seamless process. They are always reliable and deliver on time.

Lily PabianExecutive Director at WeLoveBuHi

Linguava has provided tremendous customer service, going out of their way to make sure an interpretation order is correct and fulfilled. We have received really outstanding interpretation services, with interpreters going above and beyond to help our clients. It is so appreciated. Thank you!

Ashley Morton JoplingMA, CRC Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

It is such a pleasure to work with the staff at Linguava. They are kind, compassionate, and professional problem-solvers. When on-site interpreters are not available, it is always very easy to get connected to a telephonic interpreter. The quality assurance team is always an excellent resource for any minor issue that may come up. It is clear that they take great pride in providing an excellent service.

SashaPAN (Project Access NOW)

The folks at Linguava are always helpful and call in a timely manner when an interpreter is not available.

NoemiPAN (Project Access NOW)
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