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Building Entry, Daily Access and Exit Protocol

Pre-Arrival (daily before re-entry) Start self-monitoring and fill out an individual pre-screening health questionnaire. Pre- Arrival planning (several days before) Bring a University ID badge to campus each day – for those unable to find University issued ID, send an e-mail to the appropriate Campus Receptionist ahead of time so Receptionist can issue a new

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COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection Protocols

To promote the health and safety of all students, faculty, and staff, facilities will be regularly cleaned and disinfected in accordance with CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious disease. These guidelines outline the cleaning, processes, protocols by space, and frequency by space for continuous cleaning throughout each day and thorough cleaning at the

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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access at USAHS

Because USAHS is committed to diversity and inclusion across our university, our Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee has recently held several town hall meetings to listen and learn from our community of diverse faculty, staff, and students. Inspired by those discussions, the Committee is launching an Expert Exchange Series called “Cultural Competence in Healthcare Expert

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Our Fall 2020 Plans

  At the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), our “student-first” culture means that we put the education, health, and well-being of our students first. This core value has never been more important to us than during the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that you are facing important decisions amidst the uncertainty that the

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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Granted Candidacy Accreditation for New Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Dallas

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) for its new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program being launched at USAHS Dallas campus*. USAHS is now accepting applications to the DPT program, which will launch in Dallas

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Congratulations to the Inaugural Cohort of SLP Graduates

On April 24, 2020, the inaugural cohort of the Master of Science Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS). “Congratulations to the MS-SLP inaugural graduating class. You have studied diligently online, on-campus, and in clinical settings,” MS-SLP Program Director, Dr. Kathy Wheat said. “You are academically and

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USAHS Maintains Course Continuity During our Current Landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools all over the world to temporarily shut down campus operations and shift to online learning. Schools that already have a robust digital learning component—like the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS)—have a real advantage in that they can continue teaching without interruption. “Many educational institutions are grappling

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Showcasing OT Fieldwork Experiences

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, Master of Occupational Therapy and Doctor of Occupational Therapy students at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences St. Augustine campus were completing their level II fieldwork rotations. “These fieldwork experiences provide a bridge between academics and clinical practice,” Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and OT instructor Dr. Patricia Palomar, OTD,

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