Speech-Language Pathologist: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:59)
Shavon Boxman works in a hospital setting and evaluates and treats people with speech or swallowing disorders.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Career Beginnings (01:24)
A shadowing program for speech language pathology encouraged Boxman to pursue this career. A major in communication sciences is recommended.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Keys for Success (01:19)
Flexibility, commitment, empathy, and determination are important qualities to have as a speech pathologist.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Education and Certification Requirements (01:49)
An undergraduate degree and a Master's degree are required. A doctoral degree is optional. Every state has different licenses and requirements for this profession.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Workplace Atmosphere (01:12)
Boxman experiences a fast-paced and busy atmosphere at the hospital. All services are provided at the patient's bedside.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:49)
Boxman recommends staying humble and having an open mind. Use the resources around you.
Speech-Language Pathologist: A Day on the Job (02:41)
Boxman describes a typical day, starting with stroke rounds and following with patient evaluations and assessments.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Industry Goals and Services (01:39)
The main goal of a speech pathologist is to provide functionality for patients and clients.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Industry Challenges (00:51)
The biggest challenge is insurance reimbursement and what that allows clinicians to do; staffing is often limited.
Speech-Language Pathologist: Looking at the Future (02:13)
Speech pathologists are gaining increasing autonomy in work environments. More invasive diagnostics are becoming available.
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