The Missing Link for SLPs

At the intersection between grad school and a successful career, our Fresh SLP content focuses on empowering SLPs and audiologists to launch their careers with confidence. Get clinical wisdom, pep talks, tips for success and ...more

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June 08, 2021 00:35:55
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A Day in the Life of a Medical SLP: An Inpatient Rehabilitation SLP

Meet Vanessa Hooks, a medical speech-language pathologist who works in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. She shares what kind of patients she works with on a day-to-day basis, what sort of treatment she might implement, some of the rewards and challenges of this environment, and much more. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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June 01, 2021 00:35:57
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A Day in the Life of a Private Practice Medical SLP

Meet Marie Severson, a medical SLP who has worked in multiple medical settings during her four years practicing speech pathology. She discusses her experience working in acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, home health, and finally private practice. She reveals the day-to-day responsibilities of each role, why she decided to go into private practice, and even discusses her time writing for The Informed SLP. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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May 25, 2021 00:42:04
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A Day in the Life of a Medical SLP: Conversation with a Pediatric SLP

Meet Lauren Pontoppidan, a pediatric medical SLP who works within the school system and in the hospital setting. She tells us how she discovered speech pathology, walks us through a typical work day, explains what it’s like working with children with severe medical conditions, and offers advice on how newer SLPs can break into the field. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career. Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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May 19, 2021 00:42:42
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A Day in the LIfe of a Medical SLP: Conversation with a Private Practice Cog-Comm SLP

Meet Katie Brown, a speech-language pathologist and certified brain injury specialist who started her own private practice after just three years of being in the medical SLP field. In the latest episode of The Missing Link, Katie walks listeners through her journey to opening her private practice, discusses some of her favorite resources, offers advice to students and clinical fellows just starting out, and much more. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career. Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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May 12, 2021 00:28:34
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A Day in the Life of a Medical SLP Who Works in a SNF

Meet Jessica Schell, a speech-language pathologist who currently works in the skilled-nursing setting. In our latest episode, Jessica shares what a typical day at a SNF facility looks like. She reveals what clinical fellows can expect from this work environment, how they can prepare themselves, and some of the biggest challenges she has faced. As an SLP who has also dipped her toes in home healthcare, she offers some insight into that setting as well. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career. Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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May 04, 2021 00:38:42
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Want to Meet a Messy SLP with a Sense of Humor? (SLP Spotlight)

Meet Dani Newcombe, known online as The Messy SLP. Dani works in a pediatric setting and spends her time online connecting with other speech-language pathologists through her Instagram Reels. A firm believer in using humor and positivity to approach her work, Dani dives into why she became an SLP in the first place, how she copes with the challenges of the field, and why she believes it’s so important to cling to your “why.” Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career. Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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