08.06.2018 Back to News

Deaf Culture Awareness in a Medical Setting: Educational Opportunities

Providers, patient care and social work staff are invited to learn about breaking down communication barriers with the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Six 45-minute educational sessions are available:

  • Sept. 5, 2018, 11 a.m. and noon
    Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
     
  • Sept. 6, 2018, 11 a.m. and noon
    Methodist Jennie Edmundson Classroom 2HA
     
  • Sept. 7, 2018, 11 a.m. and noon 
    Methodist Women's Hospital Picotte Room
Click here for an event flyer
 
Program Objectives:
  1. Better understand deaf culture/working with hard of hearing in a medical setting
  2. Identify various modes of communication among deaf and hard of hearing
  3. Understand communication needs and accommodations needs of the deaf and hard of hearing community
  4. Break down communication barriers for the deaf and hard of hearing community

Questions? 

Contact Stephanie Novak at stephanie.novak@nmhs.org or at (402) 354-2252