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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions presents The RMUpload - Advancing Knowledge, Advancing Healthcare. A weekly look at healthcare and education. Brought to you each week, from the RMUoHP campus, located in Provo, Utah. Join us as we welcome faculty, professors, administrators, students, and other special guests 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 weekly look at healthcare and education. Brought to you each week, from the RMUoHP campus, located in Provo, Utah. Join us as we welcome faculty, professors, administrators, students, and other special guests 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 weekly look at healthcare and education. Brought to you each week, from the RMUoHP campus, located in Provo, Utah. Join us as we welcome faculty, professors, administrators, students, and other special guests 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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English

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8015028594


Episodes

Do Weighted Blankets Improve Sleep Quality for Children with Autism?

4/9/2021
Today, Dr. Bryan Gee, Program Director for the RMUoHP Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program, discusses the research around weighted blankets and sleep quality for children with Autism, along with the alternatives to weighted blankets that may be more effective to improve sleep quality among children with Autism

Duration:00:33:31

Emotional Intelligence: Using Empathy to Acknowledge Others’ Perspectives

3/5/2021
Today, Drs. Mike Nelson and Mace Hamblin discuss emotional intelligence and empathy. Empathy is an important, yet underutilized, skill that each of us possesses. In encountering and navigating challenging times, the use of empathy could arguably be the most important step in maintaining relationships, resolving conflict, and unifying individuals and groups.

Duration:00:39:09

Impacting Healthcare: 2021 Utah Senate Bills 27 and 28

2/18/2021
Today, RMUoHP Physician Assistant (PA) Faculty member, Dr. Jonathan Baird DMSc, PA-C, ATC, and Utah State Senator Curtis Bramble discuss two proposals being brought to the 2021 Utah Legislative session that would impact current and future PAs and would increase access to quality and affordable medical and mental health care for residents in the state of Utah.

Duration:00:24:43

Small Changes, Huge Impact: Converting Your Current Healthcare Job

9/4/2020
When Monday mornings are difficult and you feel like you are living for the weekend, it can feel like you need to change your job. This can be true if the culture is toxic or the position is a bad fit, but in the absence of those things it may be worth it to convert your current circumstance. Creating flexibility, changing your role, or negotiating a raise can all improve your current circumstance without needing to change jobs. Today, co-founder of Professional Rebellion, Phil Plisky, PT,...

Duration:00:29:15

Burnout in Healthcare: Do we need to change jobs or change careers?

8/14/2020
What happens when burnout makes you want to leave the profession? It is not uncommon to find yourself in the position where you no longer want to do patient care 9-5, you feel you aren't compensated enough, or you no longer feel excited to go into work. Yet that doesn't mean you have to find a new field. Today, Phil Plisky talks about how you can convert your current job, change jobs, or create your own path and as a result design your ideal career.

Duration:00:34:11

Dismantling Systemic Racism, Health Disparities, and Social Injustice in Healthcare

7/23/2020
There has been an outcry from communities across the globe in light of recent events dealing with systemic racism, social injustice, and inequality. Today, Dr. Michelle Webb and Dr. Chayla Harris Gaines engage in a thought-provoking discussion on social inequality, health disparities, cultural competency, and sensitivity through the lens of healthcare and personal experience. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health is a resource for healthcare...

Duration:00:49:21

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Prevention and Care

7/10/2020
Today, physical therapist Dr. Misti Timpson continues her discussion on Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) from her previous episode, TBI: Dallas Griffiths' Story. She discusses those most susceptible to TBIs, prevention, and treatment.

Duration:00:28:54

The World of Early Intervention…From an Speech & Language Pathologist Perspective

5/29/2020
Today, licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Cherina Williams discusses her world and experiences in Early Intervention. Cherina breaks down working with children, milestones, and the importance of parent advocacy in a fun, simplistic way.

Duration:00:33:18

The Recognition and Management of Anxiety

5/21/2020
Today, Dr. Bartley Rust describes the signs, symptoms, and evidence-based treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.

Duration:00:25:33

Head and Neck Cancer: A Candid Discussion About Laryngectomy

5/15/2020
Today, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) Kristin McDougal and Dr. Phil Sechtem discuss the nuances and specialized care involved for persons with head and neck cancer who undergo partial or total laryngectomy. They discuss self-perceptions and considerations of patients who receive this challenging diagnosis, counseling and consultation visits pre- and post-surgery, and the restoration/management of communication, speech, voice, and swallowing functions. It is essential that this patient...

Duration:00:28:28

Healthy Eating and Exercise

5/7/2020
Today, health and wellness expert and professional basketball player Kyle Collinsworth and physician assistant Tyler Sommer discuss how the lifestyle choices we make now can have huge positive or negative impacts on our long-term health and wellness. The body, mind, and spirit are all connected and when we don’t take care of our bodies, our minds and spirits suffer. In order to reach our true potential, we must eat real foods and exercise.

Duration:00:35:00

Suicide Prevention: How Healthcare Professionals Can Help

4/30/2020
Today, Dr. Amy Kashiwa engages in a rich discussion about barriers to suicide prevention in healthcare. She credits Washington state for its comprehensive legislation mandating suicide prevention training for healthcare providers while raising awareness of the need for such legislation in other states. Dr. Kashiwa explores the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and reviews healthy coping strategies for managing stress and anxiety.

Duration:00:27:33

A Healthy Mouth: What You Need to Know

4/23/2020
Today, Marie Pittman, Physician Assistant and Dental Hygienist, discusses what you can do to keep your teeth and mouth healthy and clean. Because of her unique background and healthcare experience, she shares insights and answers questions to address oral health for all ages. Marie Pittman is a PA faculty member at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program.

Duration:00:23:27

Building Muscle for All Ages

4/16/2020
If you're not spending time developing your muscles, you are missing out on some major health benefits! In today's episode, Dr. Coleby Clawson discusses the importance of building muscle no matter what age you are and busts some of the common myths around resistance training for children and older adults.

Duration:00:26:00

An Introduction to Assistive Technology

4/9/2020
Today, Dr. Lynn Gitlow, an Occupation Therapist (OT) for over 30 years, will introduce us to Assistive Technology. She will define what Assistive Technology is, discuss the importance of matching a person to the right technology, and share resources that will help OTs learn these skills.

Duration:00:23:01

Preventing Running Injuries

3/19/2020
Today, Hannah Stedge, an experienced runner and Athletic Trainer, discusses some common running injuries and shares tips on how to safely train for an endurance run.

Duration:00:27:49

Sports Safety - An Athletic Trainer's Perspective

3/12/2020
Players' safety is a hot topic in the sports world, especially concussions. Today, current PhD student, veteran athletic trainer, and clinician-researcher, Kim Barber Foss, will discuss sports safety ranging from brain injuries to the role athletic trainers play in athlete health and safety.

Duration:00:24:53

Living a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

2/27/2020
The leading cause of death among adults in the US is heart disease. Today, Viet Le, PA-C discusses steps adults can take to show their heart some love and to live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Viet Le, PA-C works as a Cardiology Clinical Research Scientist/PA at Intermountain Healthcare and is adjunct faculty at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Duration:00:26:45

Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays

2/21/2020
Today, Dr. Ann Hoffman discusses Early Intervention services offered to families when a child is found to demonstrate delays in development prior to three years of age. This could include speech or cognitive delays or fine/gross motor delays, with all of the services provided in the child's natural environment- their home! She shares information about how the process works to initiate services and the resource to find the group of clinicians to contact for your area.

Duration:00:24:25

Emotional Intelligence: How Emotional Expression Can Make or Break Relationships

2/14/2020
Each of us has the ability to express emotion, but we don't always use that ability in a way that helps us build and maintain good relationships. In this episode, Dr. Mace Hamblin and Dr. Mike Nelson are back to talk more about Emotional Intelligence and this time they are discussing the importance of leveraging our self-awareness in order to communicate feelings in a meaningful way.

Duration:00:38:36