top of page
 NZSL for Health Online - Part 1
 NZSL for Health Online - Part 1

Mon, 17 Jun



NZSL for Health Online - Part 1

Join our 3-week NZSL crash course for health professionals, starting on Monday, 17th June, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. For just $60, it's a convenient and affordable opportunity to enhance your skills.

Date, Time & Location

17 Jun 2024, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


About The Course

Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

Experience dedicated classes led by certified NZSL teachers, all within an engaging online format. Our 3-week crash course, designed specifically for health professionals, equips you with vital health-related sign language skills to improve communication with Deaf patients and clients. Classes begin on Monday, 17th June, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, making it ideal for beginners with no prior NZSL experience.

Dates: 17/6, 24/6 and 1/7

Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm (1 hour per session)

Fee: Just $60 for the entire 3-week course, inclusive of weekly e-handouts and homework.

Teacher: Janine Campbell

Course Outline for Health Professionals #1

Class One - Initial Consultation

  • exchange greetings and make introductions
  • ask about family history of health (diabetes, heart problems, parents, siblings)
  • learn about body parts (face and body)
  • share information about social history (smoking, alcohol, exercise), obstetric history (pregnancy, childbirth) and surgical history
  • tell current medication
  • learn numbers 1 - 10

Class Two - Body & Physical examination

  • ask what current issues are including current symptoms (infection, flu, chest pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, coughing, fatigue, weight loss/gain, swelling, headache)
  • ask for clarification, correction, and confirmation
  • tell simple body functions (breath, heartbeat, blood)
  • Deaf culture - understand about working with NZSL interpreters

Class Three - Medication and Treatment

  • give and follow simple instructions and action commands
  • learn time in NZSL (referring how long, days and months)
  • recount 0 – 10 and counting up to 20
  • tell simple medications (tablets, injections, liquid medicine) and simple tests
  • learn other health related professions (physio, chemist, specialist, nurse, etc.)
  • Deaf culture – understand about cultural and medical views on Deaf people

Important Notes:

  • Registering online secures your spot in the course. Please review our cancellation policy.
  • A minimum number of students is required; if not met, the course may be postponed or cancelled.
  • All you need is a computer/laptop with a webcam and an internet connection. Please note that tablets and mobile devices are not suitable for online learning.
  • After registration, you'll receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the course. Check your spam folder if you don't see it.
  • Funding from Employers: Explore professional development funding from your employer; if your organisation covers the fee, email us their Reference/Purchase Order number at

Ready to embark on this exciting NZSL journey? Contact us for any queries and enrol today to elevate your sign language skills with MySign!


  • Course fee

    This course fee includes weekly e-handouts and homework.

    Tax: +$1.50 WebsiteFee



Share this page

bottom of page