This module provides a closer look and analysis of the Digestive and Urinary System as applicable for medical interpreters. The main focus is to expose participants to complex medical terminology associated with the system while expanding upon the concepts learned in the introductory module. Likewise, the interpretation activities prepare students for real-life encounters of medical interpreters.

  1. Demonstrates full understanding of the main anatomical components of the systems taught. 
  2. Gains a deeper understanding of the most common medical conditions related to the systems and common interpretation encounters. 
  3. Demonstrates appropriate understanding of medical terminology in the context of the particular systems. 
  4. Participates in an interpretation activity to gain familiarity with real-life encounters.
This training has been pre-approved as PINRA for .15 RID CEU's, 1.50 hours for CCHI, and 1 ATA CEP.


Cost: $45

This unit engages the participant into an active participation in the research and understanding of the complexity of medical terminology in English. The skills learned during the lecture and exercises of this unit are designed to facilitate the understanding and appropriate use of terminology used in different setting of a medical encounter. Students are expected to create a foundation upon which further development can be achieved.

  1. Demonstrates the ability to dissect basic and complex medical terminology. 
  2. Predicts medical vocabulary to be used based on the understanding of the terminology provided. 
  3. Demonstrates a deep understanding of the concepts and components of different terminology. 
  4. Successfully engages in an active professional development building upon the principles learned.

This training has been pre-approved as PINRA for 0.1 RID CEUs and 1 ATA point. 


Cost: $45

This module serves as a detailed overview to basic concepts of anatomy and physiology. It provides the necessary tools to build a foundation for understanding and further development in the fields of Human Anatomy and Physiology as it is applicable and relevant to healthcare interpreters. As it relates to healthcare interpreting, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify basic anatomical components for various body systems
  2. Utilize the anatomical position to decipher location information in medical jargon 
  3. Distinguish between different physiological aspects of and conditions affecting various body systems
  4. Demonstrate application of knowledge gain during an interpreting encounter

This course has been pre-approved as PINRA for .125 RID CEUs, and for 1.25 hours for CCHI and 1 ATA point.


Cost: $45

This module addresses the most common scenarios and dialogues encountered by an interpreter while working in Maternal Fetal Medicine. The lecture and exercises in this module are designed to provide an overview of skill and knowledge requirements for any interpreter interpreting in this setting. The presentation is delivered entirely in English by Certified Medical Interpreter Gabriela Siebach. As it relates to healthcare interpreting, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify anatomical structures and medical terminology pertinent to diagnosis and treatment in Maternal Fetal Medicine
  2. Demonstrate understanding of logistical and other considerations specific to these encounters

This course has been approved for 1 ATA point, .1 BEI CEUs, 1 hr for CCHI, and pre-approved as PINRA for .1 RID CEUs. If you need BEI CEUs, please contact tad@masterword.com.


Cost: $25

Although relatively standard and at times seemingly redundant, sight translating and interpreting for hospital documentation such as consent forms and discharge instructions present a number of challenges for intercultural interpretation. Avoid the glitches with the strategies taught in this webinar.

This course has been pre-approved as PINRA for .1 RID CEU, 1 ATA CEP, and 1hr for CCHI.


Cost: $25 

This introductory webinar will walk you through the human body systems from the perspective of the interpreter. Participants will gain insight into health care interpreting while enhancing their Spanish medical vocabulary. Presented by an experienced Spanish Medical Interpreter, this webinar is delivered in Spanish.

This course has been approved for 1 ATA CEP and 1hr for CCHI.


Cost: $25

This webinar is designed for spoken language and signed language interpreters. The field of cardiology boasts of cutting edge technology and advanced therapy options paired with evolving terminology. This high-tech lingo can confound even the most experienced interpreter.  Know your stuff after this webinar brimming with the vocabulary and concepts every interpreter needs to know. 

This course  is pre-approved as PINRA for .1 RID CEUs, 1 ATA CEPs, and 1hr for CCHI .


Cost: $25

This webinar discusses the relevant concepts and terminology encountered in the emergency department including  common ailments, the triage process, common medications, treatments and apparatus. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the logistical and linguistic considerations that apply to the Emergency Department. 

This course  is pre-approved as PINRA for .1 RID CEUs, 1 ATA CEP, and 1hr for CCHI.


Cost: $25

This medical terminology module discusses the relevant concepts and terminology in biomedicine including common cancers, diagnostic procedures, common medications, treatments and apparatus. Participants will take a closer look at the specialized vocabulary and logistical nuances of interpreting in the oncology setting. 

This course  is pre-approved as PINRA for .1 RID CEUs, 1 ATA CEP,  and 1hr for CCHI.


Cost: $25

This module provides a closer look and analysis of the Musculoskeletal System as applicable for medical interpreters. The main focus is to expose participants to complex medical terminology associated with the system while expanding upon the concepts learned in the introductory module. Likewise, the interpretation activities prepare students for real-life encounters of medical interpreters.

  1. Demonstrates full understanding of the main anatomical components of the systems taught. 
  2. Gains a deeper understanding of the most common medical conditions related to the systems and common interpretation encounters. 
  3. Demonstrates appropriate understanding of medical terminology in the context of the particular systems. 
  4. Participates in an interpretation activity to gain familiarity with real-life encounters.
This training has been pre-approved as PINRA for .15 RID CEU's, 1.50 instructional hours for CCHI, and 1 ATA CEP.


Cost: $45