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Activity Steps


ASRT Category A
This article presents an overview of the laws and rules created to improve access to communication for people who are deaf/HOH. Besides describing various modes used to improve communication, the article provides a deeper understanding of best practices for effective communication with patients who are deaf/HOH.

Purpose of Activity

To increase the learner's knowledge about methods to improve communication in the healthcare setting for patients who are deaf/hard of hearing (HOH).

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the communication problems of deaf/HOH patients and laws protecting these patients.
  2. Describe advantages and disadvantages of communication options available for communication with patients who are deaf/HOH.
Price: $6.95


  • ASRT 0.25 CH

This activity is approved for credit by the ASRT.

Test Code: NM0314R
Published: Jan 2015
Expires: 5/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 19/25 (76%)
Authors: Shuler GK, Mistler LA, Torrey K, Depukat R.
Specialties: Education, Management