National Council on Interpreting in Health Care Develops National Standards for Interpreters

 

Interpreter Advocacy in Healthcare Encounters: A Closer Look 

Published March 2021

Our discussion of advocacy in the interpreted healthcare encounter will draw on both the NCIHC Code of Ethics and the NCIHC Standards of Practice. Understanding the connection between the NCIHC Code of Ethics and the NCIHC Standards of Practice is critical to the professional performance of the healthcare interpreter role. To underscore this connection, the standards... To read more click here.   And to access the Chart of Decision Questionsclick here.

 

 

  

Work co-funded by The Commonwealth Fund and The California Endowment to bring national standards of practice in health care to interpreters. 

 

National Standards of Practice for Interpreters in Healthcare

Published September 2005

The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) published the National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care. Development of the code of ethics followed an extensive period of gathering input and counsel from working interpreters and their colleagues. Through a similar consensus-building process, the NCIHC has now developed a set of standards of practice for interpreters...  To read more click here.

National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care

Published July 2004


As the profession of health care interpreting in the United States matures and evolves, the importance of creating shared understandings of what is considered high quality and ethically appropriate principles and practices in the field becomes imperative. To this end, the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care identified three steps that needed to take place on a national level in order to standardize the expectations that the health care industry... To read more click here.

 


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