Title

HEALTH DISAPARITES IN OUR DEAF POPULATION

Presenter Information

Delaney RubyFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Dr. Naber

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

A health disparity exist between deaf and hearing patients. There is a gap between the health of hearing patients and those that are deaf. These gap is largely due to a lack of education. There is little to no education specifically designed for deaf patients. With the use of pre and post test deaf participants knowledge increased when provide in an adjust manner using sign language. In other studies basic health knowledge was lower in deaf participants than it was in hearing participants.

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Senior Nursing Poster Session

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HEALTH DISAPARITES IN OUR DEAF POPULATION

A health disparity exist between deaf and hearing patients. There is a gap between the health of hearing patients and those that are deaf. These gap is largely due to a lack of education. There is little to no education specifically designed for deaf patients. With the use of pre and post test deaf participants knowledge increased when provide in an adjust manner using sign language. In other studies basic health knowledge was lower in deaf participants than it was in hearing participants.