Saturday, September 14th @ DHHSC Fresno, CA 5340 N. Fresno st.
Reproductive System Sexual Health Training (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Focus on the Human Reproductive System & Sexual Health--common ailments, and potential treatments. Training will present a basic primer for body systems, anatomy, pharmacology and prescription drug basics, which will be applied to a walk-through of a doctor appointment. Walking through a variety of common patient complaints from start to finish will embed schema that is Deaf-centric and linguistically appropriate and empowering Deaf patients. Interpreters will better appraise and gauge potential assignments of general medical, specialist, and/or ER related prior to accepting such assignments which will support allyship and improve Deaf patients' self-determination.
Anatomy of Appointment Training (1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Workshop will present a basic primer for body systems, anatomy, pharmacology and prescription drug basics, which will be applied to a brief walk-through of a doctor appointment. Thus, embedding schema that is Deaf-centric and linguistically appropriate and empowering to Deaf patients. Interpreters will be able to apply the foundational anatomy, HIPPA, and compliance laws, heightened awareness of the Interpreter's qualifications prior to accepting assignments, and creating a sense of allyship and collaboration with all parties throughout the appointment.