ORS 413.556
Testing, qualification and certification standards for health care interpreters


The Oregon Council on Health Care Interpreters shall work in cooperation with the Oregon Health Authority to:

(1)

Develop testing, qualification and certification standards for health care interpreters for persons with limited English proficiency and for persons who communicate in sign language.

(2)

Coordinate with other states, the federal government or professional organizations to develop and implement educational and testing programs for health care interpreters.

(3)

Examine operational and funding issues, including but not limited to the feasibility of developing a central registry and annual subscription mechanism for health care interpreters.

(4)

Do all other acts as shall be necessary or appropriate under the provisions of ORS 413.550 (Definitions for ORS 413.550 to 413.558) to 413.558 (Procedures for testing, qualifications and certification of health care interpreters). [Formerly 409.621; 2015 c.318 §4]
Note: See note under 413.550 (Definitions for ORS 413.550 to 413.558).

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