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Learning to Communicate – Curso de Lengua de Señas


IFMSA Uruguay

General Description

The purpose of the project is to be able to provide basic knowledge to medical students about sign language in order to maintain communication with people who have hearing impairment in case of a medical emergency or any other medical activity. With a 12 week duration course at the Medical Union in Uruguay and a test to measure the impact, participants got to learn the art of sign language.

Area of Activity

Patients’ Rights and Patient-Centred Medicine


to provide necessary tools in the practice of our professionals with minorities groups, and to know the reality of this group of people in the NMO.

Time frame of the Activity

April 2017 (12 weeks)


Medical Union in Uruguay


Not mentioned.


Not enrolled in any IFMSA Program.


Gastòn Cuestas – [email protected]

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