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Health Literacy & The Role of Medical Health Literacy & Medical Interpreting
February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free Workshop provided by SLRS and OSU-OKC
What: Health Literacy & The Role of Medical Health Literacy & The Role of Medical Interpreting
When: Tuesday, February 11th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: 3501 W. Reno Ave. on OSU-OKC South Campus // Public Safety Training Center // Room #116
Description: The impact of literacy and health literacy rates in the US for hearing and deaf adults. Learn how the Interpreter can work as part of the medical team and assist with better health outcomes for deaf patients.
About the Presenters:
Amber Mitchell graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She holds national certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and has 23 years of interpreting experience. Amber worked in Language Access and Disability Support Services in the healthcare industry for 6 years. Amber has been the Director of Interpreting for Sorenson Dallas Fort Worth Center since 2017. In her free time, Amber is the #1 fan of her husband and their two boys. She takes cheering seriously and attends all of their football and baseball games.
Jennifer Moore is a certified sign language interpreter of 20 years. She became an interpreter after finding out her oldest son was deaf. She holds Oklahoma QAST certification and works part-time in Video Relay. Jennifer returned to college in 2015 to pursue a degree in Nursing and currently works as a Registered Nurse. In her free time, Jennifer works on her family farm and raises beef cattle. Health Literacy and the Role of the Medical Interpreter:
CEU: .2 ICRC & RID CEU’s pending
** If you are in need of a sign language interpreter, please contact