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2017-2018 Online Catalog 
2017-2018 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUD 109 - Preventive Measures against Cumulative Trauma Disorder in Interpreting

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 Division Dean’s office..
1 lecture hour per week.
1 credit hour.