$50.00 USD

Increase Deaf Patients’ Autonomy by Identifying the Dynamic of Privilege and Power

Empower healthcare professionals to foster supportive relationships with Deaf patients and interpreters by examining privilege and power dynamics in healthcare, promoting patient autonomy.

Explore the dynamics of privilege and power among healthcare professionals, sign language interpreters, and Deaf patients in collaborative settings. Analyze the impact of privilege and power on relationships and learn strategies to support and foster effective healthcare-provider-patient interactions with interpreters.


  1. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the various types of privilege and power that can impact relationships and treatment procedures between healthcare professionals and Deaf patients.
  2. Recognize the potential impact of privilege and power dynamics on communication access and treatment when working with interpreters.
  3. Explore strategies and approaches to foster a collaborative and holistic team dynamic with Deaf patients and interpreters.

Duration: 120 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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