Advocacy and Accommodation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients (FREE)
||Shane Feldman, Executive DirectorRegistry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
||ATA=1.000, CCHI=0.000, WA-DSHS=0.000, RID=0.100 PS*
*Sign language interpreters requiring RID credit,
must CLICK HERE
to complete PINRA form BEFORE taking this activity
||This interview explores topics related to providing adequate healthcare services to Deaf patients, including an explanation ASL certification and a comparison of live versus video remote interpreters.
- To learn about variations in sign language skills among Deaf patients.
- To recognize the value of the interpreter's role in assuring adequate communication between the provider and the patient.
- To understand trends in accommodation technology for Deaf patients, such as TTY, VRI, and VRS.
Tags: advocacy, ASL, code of ethics, deaf, interpreter certification, medical interpreting, RID, sign language, technology, TTY, video interpreting, VRI, VRS