COVID-19 Archives | RMUoHP

Pro-bono rehab and speech clinics get creative during pandemic

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’ clinics continue providing important community service PROVO, Utah, May 18, 2020 – With the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, global healthcare workers, the unsung heroes deep in the trenches of this crisis, continually serve to prevent the spread of the virus and heal those afflicted with it. Health services innovation appears [...]

Adapting to the New Normal: School-Based SLP Adjustments in the COVID-19 Era

As a Team Lead for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) serving a large metro school district near Denver, Colorado, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our work. We’ve had to shift all 86 SLPs and their services to more than 3,000 students onto remote learning platforms. I also work with the Colorado Department of Education Autism Network [...]

2020-06-12T08:33:35-07:00May 26th, 2020|Alumni, COVID-19, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology|

COVID-19 Silver Lining: Innovative Approaches to Managing Multiple Sclerosis Through Telehealth

As the COVID-19 pandemic global fallout continues, we see destruction of quality of life measures including access to and quality of healthcare, the economy, personal safety, education, social relationships, and governance. There is, however, a silver lining. The pandemic demands that healthcare providers rethink how they deliver care to reduce risk of infection. For physical [...]

2020-05-08T10:11:40-07:00May 8th, 2020|Alumni, Community Rehabilitation Clinic, COVID-19|

5 Tips for Integrating Teletherapy for Physical Therapists

If you’re a physical therapist during this COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a good chance you are already integrating teletherapy into your practice or will be soon. The staff at the RMUoHP Community Rehabilitation Clinic (CRC) have successfully utilized teletherapy into their daily routine. Here are five tips from CRC Director Coleby Clawson, PT, DPT, CSCS, and [...]

Adapting to COVID-19: SLPD Alumna Featured Speaker at SLP Telecon

Amanda Blackwell, SLPD, CCC-SLP, is a bilingual speech-language pathologist (SLP) living in Antigua, Guatemala. Blackwell is the founder of DIGNA International, a non-profit vocational training program for adults with disabilities, and LUNA Autismo, an autism education project for Spanish speakers. A graduate of the Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology program at Rocky Mountain University of Health [...]

Adapting to the New Normal: Pediatric SLP Adjustments in the COVID-19 Era

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the field of speech and language pathology (SLP). Many practitioners have had to quickly change from face-to-face therapy to telepractice. In some states where telepractice isn’t allowed, clients may not be able to receive treatment. The current situation has required all to adapt and move forward to continue [...]

2020-04-16T09:15:08-07:00April 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology, PhD Program|
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