(503) 932-8460

Located in Salem, Oregon

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Medical & Healthcare Interpreters

Experienced, Certified, American Sign Language Interpreters

Government Interpreting

National Interpreting Service Provides Interpreters for State and Local Government

Training Professionals

National Interpreting Service Provides Healthcare Interpreter Training

Legal Interpreting

Providing American Sign Language Interpreters for Legal Situations and Settings

Conference and Event Interpreting

American Sign Language Interpreters for Conferences, Workshops, and Special Events

Interpreter Consulting

Interpreter Consulting for Businesses and Organizations

Interpreter Classes

Healthcare Interpreter Training, Community Interpreter and More

Professional Interpreters

Providing Reliable Services, and Quality Interpreters

Career Opportunities

National Interpreting Service contracts with RID Certified Interpreters

Call for Interpreters (503) 932-8460

Contact National Interpreting Service for your American Sign Language needs

Office Location

Historic Garfield School at 528 Cottage Ave NE, Suite 1C (near Downtown Salem, Oregon)

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Healthcare Interpreter Training

528 Cottage St. NE Suite 1C Salem, OR 97301
Class limited to 12 participants.

Interpreters accepted must have a minimum of 3 years professional interpreting experience in addition to RID certification to participate in the healthcare interpreting class series.

64 hour healthcare interpreting class offered in English. The class will be taught in ASL if there are participants in the class who use ASL as primary means of communication.

    • Anatomy and Physiology/ Medical Terminology
    • Ethics and Conduct
    • Interpreter Skills (Message Conversion/Discourse Analysis, Figurative Language, Expletives, Idioms, Regional Dialects, Register, Memory, and Colloquialisms)
    • Cultural Competency
    • Modes – consecutive, simultaneous, sight translation, basic written translation
    • Standards of Practice (including HIPAA laws on privacy in medical settings)

Approved by Oregon Health Authority

6.4 Professional Studies CEUs will be offered by the Western Region Interpreter Education Center at Western Oregon University, an approved RID CMP and ACET sponsor.

Contact us today to register for classes
(503)932-8460  or email: office@andersoninterpreting.org

Trainings will take place in an accessible facility. ASL interpreters available upon request.

Please contact our office for more information on the following upcoming classes geared toward interpreters:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Discourse
  • Vicarious Trauma for Interpreters
  • Mental Health Systems for Healthcare Interpreters
  • Psychiatric Emergencies and Interpreters
  • Reflective Practice techniques for Advanced Healthcare Interpreters
  • Accounting Practices for Interpreters
  • The 10 Most Important Practices for Freelance Interpreters
  • Consecutive Interpreting


Here are upcoming workshops geared toward community members and practitioners:

  • Beginning Sign Language Language (Taught in ASL by Deaf presenter)
  • Intro to Deafness & Sensitivity with Workplace Communication
  • Working with an Interpreter

For information on workshop/presentations/events please check back or request email notification.

Contact our Sign Language Class Coordinator at (503) 932-8460

Special Events:

Please check back for updates.

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