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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|

RMUoHP Student Gives Everything to Establish COVID-19 Testing Drive-Thru Locations in Seattle

The Seattle area became ground zero of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. after a nursing home there experienced widespread infection within its own building. There was only one thing Katherine Silveri could do, and that was to jump in and help organize some of the first drive-thru stations in the country to test people [...]

2020-04-02T10:57:21-07:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Doctor of Medical Science|
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