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Travel SLP Spotlight: Creating Community
Donalyn has been a speech-language pathologist since graduating in 2015. She has experience in a variety of settings including schools, skilled nursing facilities, and home health care. She started working as a travel SLP two years into her career, taking assignments in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and even the Virgin Islands.
By Katie Dashiell Feb 25, 2021
Celebrating Healthcare Innovators This Black History Month
This Black History Month, we are highlighting some of the healthcare professionals that have contributed to the advancement of nursing, public health, surgery, and more. Through their contributions, countless lives have been saved and improved. Here are six medical and healthcare pioneers that improved and expanded their fields.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 18, 2021
Building Your Speech-Language Pathology Career
As a future or new speech-language pathologist, you’ll face new challenges as you gain experience and learn the ins and outs of your first job. Fortunately, clinical fellows (SLP-CFs) also receive hands on training and guidance from experienced mentors in their field as they complete their speech-language pathology programs.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 21, 2021
How to Deal with COVID-19 Burnout
2020 was a year unlike any other and the pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. We are all struggling to just keep moving forward and some days, that feels like too much. But as frontline workers, you know there is still work to be done. Despite the challenges, you get up every day to continue the fight against COVID-19.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 14, 2021
The New Normal in Healthcare
Like so many of you, I am ready to transition to the hope and promise of a new year. And while 2020 was filled with challenges and uncertainty, I feel it is important to look back with clear eyes to review what we have learned and to also look forward to see where we should focus our attention in 2021.
By Greg Palmer Jan 7, 2021
Looking Towards a Brighter Future
I think it would be fair to say that in my more than 20 years with Supplemental Health Care, none of them were quite as challenging as this year. Not surprisingly, through it all, our amazing team was still putting their patients first and providing quality care despite all the obstacles.
By Sally Porter Dec 15, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
2020 has been hard for everyone, but especially for the healthcare worker. Many are reaching burnout from the constant struggles against this coronavirus.
By Supplemental Health Care Dec 11, 2020
The Career Benefits of Mentorship
Starting your career fresh out of school can be overwhelming. We all have questions from time to time that weren’t necessarily covered in classes. Your education prepared you well, but people can stumble through their first few years without some guidance. You need a mentor in your field that understands exactly what you’re going through.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 24, 2020
The Importance of Radiologic Technology During COVID-19
With everything that has happened this year, it is so important to celebrate every chance we get. National Radiologic Technology Week begins on November 8th and marks the 125th anniversary of the x-ray discovery by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 12, 2020
The Current Outlook on Home Health Care
November marks a month to focus on our patients and caregivers at home. We are honoring National Home Care and Hospice Month and National Family Caregivers Month as well as Home Care Aide Week on November 8-14.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 5, 2020
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