$25.00 USD

Working with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in Healthcare Settings

Improve healthcare interactions with ASL interpreters, fostering culturally-specific care for Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind patients.

Explore the vital role of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in healthcare settings through this introductory webinar. Gain knowledge about different interpreter types, the advantages of working with interpreters, and the professional scope of medical interpreters. Learn essential strategies to ensure successful interactions with ASL interpreters and effectively deliver culturally-specific care to Deaf, hard of hearing, and Deafblind patient populations. Enhance your understanding of the benefits, best practices, and characteristics of a Deaf-friendly healthcare provider in this comprehensive course.


  1. Explore and articulate the various benefits of collaborating with interpreters in healthcare settings.
  2. Examine and apply best practices when working alongside interpreters to optimize communication and patient care.
  3. Identify and analyze the essential characteristics that make a healthcare provider Deaf-friendly, fostering inclusive and patient-centered healthcare experiences.

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.

Refund Policy:
Webinar registration purchases are non-transferable and non-refundable.