The resource fair is a way for students to not only meet different service departments on campus – like the technology and learning resource Center, the Center for Personal and Professional Development, the on-campus clinical facilities – but also external organizations brought in by the University such as insurance companies, Temple Physicians clinic, and Campus Philly, which provides information about the Philadelphia area to the students.
Imagine trying to walk two blocks, complete with sidewalk sales tables, people sitting outside cafes talking on cellphones and enjoying coffee, and owners walking their dogs on leashes. No big deal, right? OK, then try doing it blindfolded.That’s what students in the University’s Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) Orientation and Mobility (O&M) program did in late July on the streets of Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood.
The University’s Physician Assistant (PA) students participate annually in a hands-on pediatric workshop as an experimental learning component of the program’s physical diagnosis course. Pediatric patients, ranging from three months to seven years of age, served as the subjects for the exams. Their parents helped facilitate at each of the practice stations.
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As the founder of Salus University’s Looking Out for Kids (LOFK) vision care charity fundraiser, one of Dr. Susan Oleszewski’s primary roles was to ensure that there were enough resources every year to provide comprehensive vision care services and eyeglasses to disadvantaged children in the region. Fortunately, Dr. Oleszewski developed a long-standing relationship with Alan Lindy, president of Lindy Property Management, which has proven to be a huge benefit for the LOFK program ever since.