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Transform your bilingual ability into a vibrant career with our expert insights in medical interpreting, certification programs, obtaining employment, and much more. 

How To Become a Medical Interpreter: The Ultimate Guide Part 4 (2020)

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Jun 18, 2020 12:00:00 AM

If you've ever wondered how to become a Medical Interpreter then you’re in the right place. Welcome to part 4 of the 4 part series on How To Become a Medical Interpreter.

 

Once you’re done reading this, you’ll know exactly what steps to take if you want to grow your own Freelance Interpreting business from marketing to taxes.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education

How To Become a Medical Interpreter: The Ultimate Guide Part 3 (2020)

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Jun 12, 2020 12:00:00 AM

If you've ever wondered how to become a Medical Interpreter then you’re in the right place. Welcome to part 3 of the 4 part series on How To Become a Medical Interpreter.

 

Once you’re done reading this, you’ll know exactly what steps to take depending on if you decide to become a certified In-House Medical Interpreter or a fully Freelance Medical Interpreter.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education

How To Become a Medical Interpreter: The Ultimate Guide Part 2 (2020)

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Jun 5, 2020 12:00:00 AM

 

If you've ever wondered how to become a Medical Interpreter then you’re in the right place. Welcome to part 2 of the 4 part series on How To Become a Medical Interpreter.

 

Once you’re done reading this, you’ll know exactly what steps to take from picking the best fit training course to going about the entire Medical Interpreting certification process.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education

How To Become a Medical Interpreter: The Ultimate Guide Part 1 (2020)

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on May 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM

If you've ever wondered how to become a Medical Interpreter then you’re in the right place. This detailed 4 part guide goes through every crucial step on your way to starting your new career.

 

Once you’re done reading this, you’ll know exactly what steps to take – what medical interpreting is, what to focus on the most, and what actions to take to become a certified or freelance medical interpreter.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education

Cooped Up at Home?

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Mar 21, 2020 1:38:59 PM

Cooped Up at Home? Why not do something Productive with your time?

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family

MiTio Shopping List

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Dec 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

It’s that time of year, where shopping is in the air! Now that you have made the decision to advance your career as a Medical Interpreter, the next question you must answer is what are the materials or resources I will need to be successful in my career as a Medical Interpreter?

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family

Looking for a Miracle?

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Dec 12, 2019 9:24:32 AM

“I'm looking for a miracle. I expect the impossible. I want to feel the intangible and see the invisible.” Those are popular verses to an old gospel song. Whenever I need a miracle that song gives me hope, it bolsters my faith. Right now I need a miracle. This is the time of year when our expectations of the New Year have to be balanced with the realities of how the year actually went.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family

The Meaning of the Word Volume VII

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Dec 6, 2019 8:15:00 AM

Tamales is a staple food throughout Central and South America. It is traditionally served during the holidays and takes hours to prepare. As a kid the smell of fresh tamales in the kitchen could rouse me from the deepest sleep. 

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family

The Meaning of the Word Volume VI

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Nov 28, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Are you dreading the approaching holidays? If so, is it because of the lack of a support system? Something about the holidays makes not having a tribe difficult to stomach. When I was single and living thousands of miles away from everyone I loved, the holidays were especially perilous. I would ask to work on every holiday, saying that it was for the money, in those days they paid us double and triple overtime. 

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family

The Meaning of the Word Volume V

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Nov 22, 2019 8:45:00 AM

I love comedy. I love jokes. It is a proven fact that comedy and a good joke in particular that leaves you laughing is like medicine. Laughing releases toxins and decreases cortisol. Laughing improves our immune system and decreases stress hormones, thus leading to our healing and overall health. Cancer patients nationwide are given laughing sessions to aid with their healing and recovery. Laughing for healthy individuals keeps them healthy and young. A smile actually improves the muscles of your face and thus makes you look younger and keeps you younger looking longer. I love comedy. I love to laugh.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family