University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

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  • Communication Reflection Paper

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    I was able to observe Carly and her SLP work on improving her communication, either in our home or during her speech sessions at the therapy clinic. However during my high school career, becoming an SLP was just in the back of my mind, and was never my first choice. It didn’t become prominent until entered my freshman year of college at the University of Iowa, and took the Intro to Speech & Hearing Processes and Disorders class. Throughout the semester I not only became interested in the concepts

  • Severe Psychiatric Disorders Go Untreated

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    Currently there is no additional funding available for local clinics or new providers, so this designation does not do any more than provide statistics to show us the providers are necessary. In Iowa, as of 2010, there are 235 adult and child psychiatrists working in the state. Sixty percent of these providers work in three counties, Polk, Linn or Johnson, while most other counties do not have a provider within their borders. Unfortunately, Iowa is not the only area with the lack of mental health provider

  • An Essay About Davenport City

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    Davenport, Iowa in the Quad cities is a great place to live. Davenport is the largest city located along the Mississippi in Scott County, Iowa, and the United States. Davenport honors education, and it is pretty safe to live there compared to some cities. There's quite a bit of things to do and see in Davenport Iowa. The climate isn't too crazy, and the economy is doing just fine. It’s not a very busy crowded place to live, the city is pretty laid back for the most part. Although there has been some

  • Paper On Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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    For the past twelve years I have worked in a childcare setting that is owned and operated by Mountain States Health Alliance, which is our local hospital system. Throughout my time with Mountain States Health Alliance I fell in love with working with infants and toddlers. As I worked with this age group and worked for the hospital system the topic of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) was as issue that we were seeing more of in our region. I became more intrigued with topic when I attended a local

  • My Goals And Steps For Yourself

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    Having learned that setting goals and steps for yourself is one of the best and most efficient ways to reach your goals. A while ago, I decided to set my own academic, career, and leadership goals. I came up with the best three steps that can be taken to reach those goals. In addition, I analyzed my strengths that can best assess me get those steps done. This helped boost my self-esteem and motivated me to reach my goals, because I proved to myself that I already have the strengths needed to take

  • Persuasive Speech

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    person who received their heart, for example. Think of the satisfaction and possible comfort knowing that your brother or sister provided life for somebody else. I’m going to leave you with a short message from Michael Jordan who is a sponsor for the Iowa Life Gift Coalition on Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness and appears in

  • Physical Therapy Essays

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    choose the setting they want to work in. Though a large number of physical therapists work in hospitals, now more than 70 percent of them can be found in private physical therapy offices, community health centers, corporate or industrial health centers, sports facilities, research institutions, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, home health agencies, schools, pediatric centers, colleges, and universities ("A Future" 9). Most physical

  • Case Study : Georgia College And State University

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    Critical Insight Paper Lori Starr Georgia College and State University Critical Insight Paper The process of Evidence Based Practice is not truly complete until research translation occurs. Research translation is the transfer of research to the clinical setting where practices can be implemented, evaluated, and communicated. Research is produced and published at high rates while changes in education and practice are slow (Doody, 2011). There are multiple research translation models that

  • Pharmacist Interview Report

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    As a student new to South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, my interview with Dr. Evink, the President of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, was very insightful and really got me to think as the profession of pharmacy differently as a whole. Throughout her career as a pharmacist she has accomplished many things before becoming the President of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, such as creating the Young Pharmacist Leadership Association, was the Speaker of the House in Iowa’s Pharmacy Association

  • Physical And Treatment Of Physical Therapy

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    Physical Therapy is one of the most important medical health related fields out there. Physical Therapists play a crucial role in their patient’s overall health. However, the main goals of a Physical Therapist is to aid in recovery, rehab, increase range of motion, and reduce pain for their patients. During a normal work day, they will typically see a variety of patients whose age can range from an eight-year-old to an 85-year-old, and each one with a challenging and unique health issue. These issues