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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions presents The RMUpload - Advancing Knowledge, Advancing Healthcare. A bi-weekly look at healthcare and education. Brought to you each week, from the RMU campus, located in Provo, Utah. Join us as we welcome faculty, professors, administrators, and students for a look at the world of education and healthcare. As always, more information on our weekly guests and topics, please visit rm.edu.

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions presents The RMUpload - Advancing Knowledge, Advancing Healthcare. A bi-weekly look at healthcare and education. Brought to you each week, from the RMU campus, located in Provo, Utah. Join us as we welcome faculty, professors, administrators, and students for a look at the world of education and healthcare. As always, more information on our weekly guests and topics, please visit rm.edu.
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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions presents The RMUpload - Advancing Knowledge, Advancing Healthcare. A bi-weekly look at healthcare and education. Brought to you each week, from the RMU campus, located in Provo, Utah. Join us as we welcome faculty, professors, administrators, and students for a look at the world of education and healthcare. As always, more information on our weekly guests and topics, please visit rm.edu.

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Episodes

Aphasia Awareness: Illuminating a Language Disorder Hiding in Plain Sight

6/20/2019
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Today, Speech-language pathologists Tim Stockdale and Wendy Chase discuss a language disorder affecting millions of Americans. Aphasia is a condition heard by many but understood by few. Despite this, its impact on an individual and their community is far-reaching. June is Aphasia Awareness Month and the hope is to bring greater awareness of Aphasia with this episode.

Duration:00:28:58

The PA and The Patient: Diabetes and You

6/6/2019
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Today, Jon Baird, MPAS, PA-C, ATC, Athletic Trainer and faculty member of the RMUoHP Physician Assistant Program, discusses diabetes with our host who also happens to be a patient with Type I Diabetes Mellitus. They discuss what it is like to live with and treat diabetes, both from the perspective of the patient and the provider.

Duration:00:35:48

Mental Health Awareness: Let's Start the Conversation

5/22/2019
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Today, Dr. Josh Hamilton, professor, and director of the RMU Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program discusses the ways that psychiatric nurses are helping to fight the stigma that surrounds mental health. We know that mental health is foundational to overall health and wellness. Ultimately, one in every five adults in America will experience a mental health condition. Addressing the expanding gaps in care for mental illness and substance use disorders should be a top national...

Duration:00:33:08

Does This Look Infected? Wound Management from Two Surgical PAs

5/9/2019
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Today, Travis Layne and Tyler Sommer, both Physician Assistants and professors in the PA program at RMUoHP, discuss how to know when a skin injury should be evaluated by a healthcare provider, how to prevent infection, the difference between acute and chronic wounds, and when a laceration needs to be closed with stitches. Travis and Tyler both have experience in surgical specialties and evaluating wounds in the field and clinical setting. Listen now to learn about wound care and more!

Duration:00:39:30

Hand Therapy: Melding Art, Science, Wellness, and Breath

4/24/2019
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Today Kristin Biggins, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CYT-C, discusses working with people who have injured their hands in a variety of ways and how they want to do one main thing, and that is to get back to their lives as quickly as possible. A holistic approach to hand therapy is to go beyond just the medical approach and work on mobility within the areas where the patient wants to use their hands. Dr. Biggins discusses her career and the joy she experiences daily in the worlds of occupational therapy...

Duration:00:26:01

Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) and Pediatric Concussion Prevention

4/12/2019
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In this episode, Ann Hoffman PT, DScPT, PCS, discusses plagiocephaly (flat-head), which occurs when developing babies continually hold their head in a preferred position without turning their head. The weight of the head provides pressure that causes flatness. Early detection and treatment are the best ways to prevent flat-head, but once it occurs, many useful exercises and procedures can be utilized to correct it. In regard to the concussion, the best course of action is to do everything...

Duration:00:17:59

A Primer in Emotional Intelligence

4/10/2019
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Welcome to the RMUpload! This is the first episode of our new bi-weekly podcast about education, health, and life at a graduate healthcare institution. Our first episode features Dr. Mike Nelson and Dr. Mace Hamblin giving an introduction to the concept of emotional intelligence (EI) and its value in personal and professional life. They provide a brief overview of important principles within the EI construct, as well as examples of how these principles can be applied to common scenarios in...

Duration:00:32:08