Preventive Measures Against Ct (HUD-109)
This course will give sign language students and interpreters information and tools that may help prevent and manage cumulative trauma disorders (CTD). The course will cover an orientation and survey of issues related to CTD among sign language interpreters; factors that can lead to symptoms of overuse; preventive and management techniques to help reduce the likelihood of developing overuse symptoms; management techniques for dealing effectively with existing symptoms due to overuse. Prerequisite: HUD 105 or permission of instructor. 2 laboratory hours per week. Class meets for 7 sessions (biweekly). 1 credit hour.