LING092 - ASL FOR MEDICAL PROFESS

This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture for medical professionals. It will be comprised of traditional, in-class ASL instruction and skill building as well as some time centering on discussing topics relevant and integral to Deaf culture. You need not have any background in ASL in order to take this class. Upon completion of this course, students will Be able to have basic ASL interactions with Deaf patients of all age ranges on topics including, but not limited to, asking about and answering common procedural questions, using ASL fingerspelling, and learn specific approaches needed to interact successfully with Deaf patients. Have discussed some of the specific topics and concerns pertinent and foundational to Deaf culture that will help them to understand the unique perspectives and needs of their Deaf patients.
Section 981 - LEC
W 0600PM-0900PM
RAINONE, MEGHAN
FISHER-BENNETT HALL 140