University of Nebraska Medical Center

Adapted Healthcare Delivery for Patients with Hearing Impairments

This interactive module identifies barriers physical therapists are facing in service delivery for patients with hearing impairments and introduces ADA as well as Universal Design Principles for students on how to effectively involve patients with hearing impairments in their plan of care. It also presents students with recommendations on how to adapt physical therapy services to deaf/hard-of-hearing patients in the clinic and educates how to identify resources to find a certified medical ASL interpreter for in-person healthcare visits.

Format: E-Learning Module
Development Date: April 11, 2022
Authors: Betsy J. Becker, Alyx Jorgensen, Catherine Mormino, Emma Pink, Tangdi Lin, Sara Bills
Discipline: Allied Health

Funding for the creation of this module was provided by an award from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

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