Students from the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s (PCO) Sports Vision Club traveled to the nation’s capital in late July and got to meet a former president of the United States.
Thanks to a grant from the non-profit Parkinson Voice Project, Salus was one of 149 recipients to receive a 2019 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant for $5,000 that will be used for training students to help those with Parkinson’s disease improve their voice, swallowing and cognition.
The goal of the workshops is to provide an update on current science in the specific topic of study of the workshop, review clinical implications and provide hands-on training using the tools and techniques discussed in order to improve clinical practice. Designed for current audiology practitioners/educators/clinicians, the workshops are intended to have an immediate impact on the participants’ clinical service delivery.
Thanks to Comfort Caring Canines Therapy Dogs Inc., a foursome of fun furry friends – Fletcher, Annie, Neeko and a gentle giant Mastiff named Fhinneas, who checked in at 240 pounds and laid down pretty much anywhere he wanted – took over the LRC for an hour and submitted themselves to patting, ear scratching and belly rubs from students, faculty and staff who were there to get away from the pressures of finals week.
Salus University’s annual White Coat Ceremony represents the transition from student to professional-in-training as first-year students from all programs receive the symbol of their profession – the white coat.