Study in the center of innovation.
Pursue your graduate degree in sunny San Marcos, CA and take advantage of a moderate climate and access to a range of west coast adventures. At the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences San Marcos, CA campus, you will engage in hands-on, innovative learning practice in a central California setting.
Why study with USAHS in San Marcos?
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State of the art on-campus resources
Center for Innovative Clinical Practice
Students in our physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology programs practice using state-of-the-art technology with mock patients in our Center for Innovative Clinical Practice. Located on four USAHS campuses, our CICPs are immersive learning laboratories that mimic a variety of clinical spaces and home settings.
ADL Simulation Lab
Watch students in our occupational therapy programs use assistive devices tailored to each scenario as they work with mock patients on daily living skills, such as getting in and out of a bathtub and brushing their teeth.
Our 3D printers enable you to design and build customized assistive technology for patients. Using technology and your own inspiration, you can create orthotics, prosthetics, and other devices that could make a patient’s sports life or daily life a little bit easier. You can even work with patients to create individualized devices.
These anatomy visualization tables display fully segmented 3D human anatomy via a fully interactive touchscreen experience. You can see realistic views inside the human body by selecting different planes and cross-sections. You can query structures, save the information inside a USB drive, and study the visualizations in more depth at home.
Double Robotics’ telepresence robot enables a remote healthcare provider to communicate with a patient through a movable robot with an iPad. You can practice remote consultations, such as moving the robot around a hospital bed and angling it to assess the patient’s wound. For the patient, the robot offers a closer analogue to a human presence than does a static screen.
This rehabilitation and exercise machine enables you to gather real-time, objective data on patient movement. Using functional attachments, the BTE measures different types of movement—such as opening a door, steering a car, and playing certain sports. It’s a powerful tool for gauging patient progress and assessing how well your interventions are working.
Programs offered at USAHS San Marcos:
Brian Goldstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP