Read this document, Interpreters do the talking, for information on:

  • Different modes of interpreting
  • Settings in which modes are most appropriate
  • Hiring a competent interpreter

For information on working with a medical interpreter read this document: Working with Medical Interpreters

Lopez Training & Translation also provides short classes covering:

  • How to work effectively with an Interpreter
  • Medical Spanish for all types of Healthcare providers

If you are interested contact Thelma Lopez-Barajas at or