ASL 019 Beginning American Sign Language for Medical Personnel

Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture for medical personnel. Emphasis on developing receptive and expressive ASL skills in regards to common phrases, procedural questions, fingerspelling, and classifiers. Medical vs. cultural views of deafness are covered to ensure successful interactions with d/Deaf patients. Knowledge of ASL is not required to take this course.

Units: 3.00

Offered: (Fa)

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester