Home | Contact Us | Become A Member | Login
Practice Arcade Resources Membership
CART Training
Communication Access Realtime Translation Training

RFO’s CART Training is a new and innovative training program that will prepare you for a career as a CART provider.  This program has been specifically designed by experts in the field to provide students with hands-on training through online multi-media class sessions, manual review, dictionary builders, and realtime writing evaluations.  The course is limited to 10 participants, assuring you will receive close attention from your instructor.

CART Training Course Objectives: (four weeks)

              Week 1 | What it takes to be a CART provider

  • Professionalism – Staying in Role
  • Venues/Attire
  • Confidentiality and Disclaimers
  • Needed skills
  • Prerequisites for CART
  • Economy prep and dictation
  • REF (Realtime Evaluation Form) and Best Take Due
Week 2 | Formatting and Style
  • Formatting
  • Descriptors
  • Dictionary Management
  • Write Right
  • Smallpox prep and dictation
  • REF and Best Take Due
              Week 3 | Honing Our Technique
  • Identifiers
  • Organization
  • Drop or Edit?
  • Fingerspelling and Word Substitutions
  • Biology prep and dictation
  • REF and Best Take Due
              Week 4 | Setup and Equipment
  • Conflicts
  • Creating smart briefs
  • Location setup
  • Remote CART
  • Equipment
  • Streamtext and iCAP
  • PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
Entry requirements:  Must be a proficient realtime writer with thorough knowledge of CAT software.

Costs: $450 for the 4 week course

If the CART Training course is not completed in 4 weeks, the fee is charged again until completion is reached.

Continuing Education Units: 0.4 CEUs

The CART Training course is eligible for 0.4 CEU credits from the NCRA.

Get Started Now!