Medical manager decisions regarding hiring sign language interpreters impact the Deaf or hard of hearing patient’s experience. Consider the risks!
Medical managers have the responsibility to hire medical sign language interpreters for Deaf/Hard of Hearing patients. WHY and HOW is the selection made?
Providing sign language interpreting for domestic violence situations is challenging. Be as educated as you can be to help raise awareness.
Hospitals may experience some challenges in hiring certified qualified Sign Language Interpreters in medical settings due to their budget or lack of training. But equal communication access is necessary for accurate services and care for Deaf patients.