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ATTR 368 - Medical Sign Language

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor
This course is an introduction to sign language and vocabulary specific to the medical field and Deaf culture for medical professionals. It will be comprised of traditional in-class sign language acquisition and skill building. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to have basic sign language interactions with deaf patients of all age ranges including, but not limited to, asking about and answering common procedural questions, using finger spelling and learning specific approaches needed to interact successfully with deaf patients. Additionally, students will understand specific topics and concerns pertinent and foundational to Deaf culture that will assist them to understand the perspectives and needs for their deaf patients. Open to students dealing with clinical populations in medical settings. Offered spring semester.