$25.00 USD

Working with American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters in Inpatient Settings

Optimize inpatient care for Deaf patients: understand experiences, schedule interpreters effectively, recognize limitations of remote and ad hoc interpreting.

Enhance your ability to effectively partner with ASL interpreters in providing culturally-centered care for Deaf patient populations in inpatient settings. Gain insights into Deaf patients' healthcare experiences, learn best practices for scheduling and working with interpreters, and understand the limitations of Video Remote Interpreting and ad hoc interpreters.Prior completion of "An Introduction to Working with ASL Interpreters in Healthcare Settings" is recommended.


  1. Describe the diverse healthcare experiences of Deaf, Deafblind, and hard of hearing patients in Oregon, identifying common themes and challenges.
  2. Implement a set of at least three best practices for effectively scheduling and collaborating with ASL interpreters in inpatient settings, optimizing communication and patient care.
  3. Articulate the limitations associated with Video Remote Interpreting and ad hoc interpreters, recognizing when alternative strategies or approaches may be necessary for ensuring effective communication in healthcare settings.

Duration: 30 minutes

Content Knowledge Level:

  • Novice: Limited knowledge or experience in the subject matter.
  • Beginner: Basic understanding and familiarity with the foundational concepts.

Target Audience:

  • Professional Studies (PS): Content directly applicable or impactful to healthcare professionals, interpreters, and transliterators.
  • General Studies (GS): Topics that broaden the general or global knowledge base of healthcare professionals, interpreters, and transliterators. 

Disability Statement:
ASL interpreters and live Communication Access Real-Time Translation (CART) provided by A5 Interpreting. 

If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Bridges Oregon activity, please notify the Bridges Oregon at (971) 202-1500 or [email protected] at least 3 full business days in advance.

Diversity Statement:
Bridges Oregon is providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another's comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.

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