REMINDER: All university facilities will be closed on Monday, February 17 in observance of President's Day. 

Occupational therapy students often say they are drawn to the career because OTs make such a tremendous impact in the lives of their patients. That’s the case for Sarah Brooks. “I’m very passionate about recognizing the dignity in every person, and I really saw that when I observed an OT working with a client during a shadowing experience,” she said.

It is no surprise that Brooks decided to pursue a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Austin campus. She wasn’t expecting to lead other first-year OT students in tackling a real-life challenge that presented itself on campus, but her commitment and dedication to the profession guided the way. READ MORE

The national survey found that half (50%) of Americans experience pain during the holidays. Of those who responded, more than two thirds (71%) say pain makes it harder to enjoy the holidays, and over a third (37%) say they have struggled to hide pain during the holidays. In addition, 71% of Americans said they have sustained a winter injury. See the rest of the results in the press release.

Faculty from the Austin campus discuss the Pediatrics Mock Clinic and how it makes a difference in local families' lives.

Dr. Amy Walters and students from the DPT program in Austin were featured in this segment filmed on campus in celebration of National Physical Therapy Month. 

Introducing Double Robot and Telehealth at USAHS.

One of USAHS' core values is innovation in education. We continually use technology and cutting-edge simulation to prepare students for their future clinical roles. Join us as we celebrate Healthcare Simulation Week, Sept. 16-20, 2019. Each year Healthcare Simulation Week is a global celebration of our dynamic community.

 

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