Technical Standards in Healthcare Careers
Useful For: Administrators, Disability Services Professionals, Employers, Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals
Improved access and advancements in technology have allowed deaf individuals who might not have previously considered a career in the healthcare field to now pursue this option. Nonetheless, barriers continue to exist, caused in part by the technical standards established by academia and training programs. Technical standards are a set of abilities and characteristics a person is required to possess to gain admission to an educational or training program.