Research by RMUoHP Students, Faculty, and Alumni

by | Jun 16, 2022 | Blog

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2022 Second Quarter Highlights

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The effects of high-fidelity simulation versus low-fidelity simulation on athletic training student self-confidence when performing rectal thermometry: A mixed-methods study.

Grant from the NATA Research and Education Foundation received by:

  • Hannah Stedge, MS, LAT, ATC (PhD student)

Health Literacy & The Occupational Therapist

Presentation at the AOTA Literacy Community of Practice (May 17, 2022) by:

  • April Bryant, OTD, OTR/L, CHT (OTD student)

Medical Ethics

Presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Jonathan Baird DMSc, PA-C, ATC (MPAS faculty)

Topics in Weight Loss Management: Do intermittent fasting, keto, and other trendy diets actually work?

Presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Katherine Leugers MPAS, PA-C (MPAS graduate and academic fellow)

Depression: A Clinical Update and Emerging Therapies

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Bryan Fletcher (MPAS student)
  • Tyler Sommer MPAS, PA-C (MPAS Program Director)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Deeper Look at the Most Common Female Endocrine Disorder

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Liz Ashby (MPAS Student)
  • Amber Collins, MEd (MPAS Director of Clinical Education)

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management in the Early Stages

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Kevin Anderson (MPAS Student)
  • Jennifer Orchard, JD (MPAS Assistant Director of Clinical Education)

Current Discussion of Adolescent Depression: Social Media Use and Nonpharmacologic Management Strategies

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Sofia Cortopassi (MPAS Student)
  • Lauren Stanford DMSc, PA-C A (MPAS faculty)

Hemophilia A: Historical and Current Clinical Significance

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Jade Jaques (MPAS Student)
  • Jennifer Johnson DMSc, PA-C (MPAS faculty)

Preeclampsia: Maternal Course and Neonatal Outcomes

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Bailey Wilson (MPAS Student)
  • Bryan Nelson DMSc, PA-C (MPAS faculty)

Recognizing Anorexia Nervosa in a Primary Care Setting

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Kamryn Dean (MPAS Student)
  • Cecile Pryor, MPH (MPAS faculty)

Screening for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Can Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Steven Tebbs (MPAS Student)
  • Jon Baird DMSc, PA-C, ATC (MPAS faculty)

Prevalence and Importance of Bipolar Disorder in the Pediatric Population

Poster presentation at the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants CME John Allen Memorial Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Stephanie Ney (MPAS Student)
  • Marie Pittman DMSc, PA-C (MPAS faculty)

Post-Covid Rehabilitation: Acute and Outpatient Care

Keynote presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Utah Spring Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Katelyn Wight Edmunds, PTA, BS
  • Aubree Riddle, PTA, BS
  • Miriam Cortez-Cooper, PT, PhD (DPT faculty)
  • Hina Garg, PT, MS, PhD (DPT faculty, ORSP Interim Director)

A Review of Current Practice Guidelines in Neurological Practice

Presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Utah Spring Conference (April 2022) by:

  • Reva Rauk, PT, PhD
  • Hina Garg, PT, MS, PhD (DPT faculty, ORSP Interim Director)
  • Genevieve Olivier, PT, DPT, PhD

Teaching Parents Read, Ask, Answer, Prompt Strategies via Telepractice: Effects on Parent Strategy Use and Child Communication

Published in ASHA Perspectives (March 2022) by:

  • Cheri Dodge-Chin (SLPD graduate)
  • Sandra Shigetomi-Toyama (SLPD program director)
  • Emily D. Quinn

Vocabulary Growth in Mandarin-speaking Children with Bilateral Cochlear Implants, Bimodal Stimulation, or Unilateral Cochlear Implants during the First Year after Activation

Published in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (March 2022) by: 

  • Lei Xu
  • Jianfen Luo
  • Min Wang
  • Dianzhao Xie
  • Xiuhua Chao
  • Jinming Li
  • Xianqi Liu
  • Shuman He
  • Linda Spencer, PhD, CCC-SLP (MS MedSLP Program Director)
  • Ling-Yu Guo

Planning for Safe Hospital Discharge by Identifying Patients Likely to Fall After Discharge

Published in the Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal (February 2022) by:

  • Jonathan R Wright, PT, DPT, NCS (DPT faculty)
  • Trisha Koch-Hanes, PT, DPT
  • Ciera Cortney, PT, DPT
  • Kathryn Lutjens, PT, DPT
  • Kristopher Raines, PT, DPT, CLT
  • Guogen Shan, PhD
  • Daniel Young, PT, DPT, PhD

Making the Case for Single-Subject Experimental Design in Clinical Education and Supervision

Published in the Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (January 2022) by:

  • Kenyan L. Martin (SLPD graduate)
  • Judith A. Brasseur

Scholarly Projects at RMU

  • Kennedie Boehm (DNP student) – Pediatric Poke Plans for routine outpatient vaccinations: Implementation of an evidence-based tool
  • Lori Bowser (DNP student) – Healthy Newborn Immersion Swaddle Bathing Education and Implementation for Nurses and Staff
  • Michon Higginson (DNP student) – Implementing a suicide assessment tool in a ketamine clinic
  • Ayano Itoh (DNP student) – Increasing the Number of Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Kristen Kohlbrand (DNP student) – Low Dose Ketamine for Pain in the Emergency Department
  • Zachary Krush (DNP student) – Implementation of Evidence-Based Intervention at a Public Health Clinic: HPV Educational In-service and Educational Handout
  • Jordan Rentmeister (DNP student) – Does The Implementation of a Post-Operative Follow up Phone Call System Decrease the Chance of 30-day Readmission After Discharge?
  • Kyle Sleight (DNP student) – Postpartum Depression Screening in The Pediatric Setting: A Process Improvement Project
  • Mariah Strate (DNP student) – Rural Firefighter Mindfulness Education