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Double Robots Are Now On All USAHS Campuses

  USAHS now has a Double 3 telepresence robot from Double Robotics on each of our five campuses. Faculty across programs can begin using this cutting-edge technology in their simulation classes in our Centers for Innovative Clinical Learning (CICPs), as well as other learning contexts. The Double 3 telepresence robot is a recent advancement in

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USAHS In Role of Thought Leader at Simulation Conference

USAHS faculty and staff led a robust schedule of presentations at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) 2020. Sixteen of our faculty and staff members participated in eight presentations at this renowned annual simulation conference in San Diego, which took place January 18–22. Faculty presented about the variety of ways they are using

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Dr. Maureen Johnson: Head of Classification for Adaptive Surfing

Brings OT expertise to the International Surfing Organization    Our very own Maureen “Mo” Johnson, PhD, MS, OT/L, assistant professor of OT on USAHS’ San Marcos campus, is a leader in the world of adaptive surfing. As Head of Classification for the International Surfing Association (ISA), she sets standards for how adaptive surfers with varying

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Coronavirus Travel Information

USAHS Guidance on Travel All students and employees who have traveled (either business or personal) since February 15, 2020 should complete and submit a travel history form. The University has enacted guidelines limiting all non-essential travel until the coronavirus outbreak has been stabilized. All non-essential travel can be replaced by utilizing teleconference technology available to

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Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association SLP Praxis Bowl Champions

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) students attended the 64th annual Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention on February 20-22. Students competed against other university programs in the state of Texas in an SLP Praxis Bowl and won. The Jeopardy-like competition involves other Texas SLP graduate schools challenging one another in a

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Making the Rounds 2019

“Making the Rounds” features faculty checking in on the students who are out on fieldwork. All of the following submissions are from Dr. Becky Piazza. I wanted to share that one of our OTD students, Tarayn Burns, is at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville, FL with Jess Pickler, MOT, OTR/L in the pediatric

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One Step at a Time – Helping Amputees Run Outside

As an above-the-knee amputee, DPT faculty member Dr. Scott Love longed to run outside. But his 6’6”, 250-pound frame, made him fearful of the damage that would come with a potential fall while running outside. During a casual lunch at Mojo’s Tacos with fellow faculty member Dr. Rick Coleman, Dr. Love talked about how much

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Faculty Achievements Fall 2019

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences has expert faculty who are helping shape the future of healthcare in the classroom and in professional research. Here are some of the accomplishments of our faculty members from the Fall of 2019: Dr. Kelly Layne from the FLSA campus along with Dr. Helen Carey from Wrexhan Glyndwr

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AAOMPT Announces Position on Diagnostic Term ‘Degenerative Disc Disease’

On Friday, October 25, 2019, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists released an official statement opposing the use of “degenerative disc disease” as a diagnostic term for cause of neck and back pain. The organization made this announcement during its annual conference in Orlando, FL. According to the official statement, “AAOMPT says patients

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San Marcos Campus to Host Pain Science Series Dec 7-8, 2019

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences will be hosting a session of the Pain Science Series offered by the International Spine & Pain Institute and Evidence in Motion at the San Marcos campus on December 7-8, 2019. The Pain Science Series features world-class faculty discussing the latest developments in pain neuroscience education. The

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