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Lewis Gale Medical Center

Type of Facility: Acute care/rehabilitation hospital

Distance From Campus: 35 miles

Academic/Clinical Prerequisites for Placement at the Facility:

Appropriate coursework in adult neurogenics, motor speech disorders, aphasia, dysphagia; minimum of two semesters at Radford University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.

Types of Activities Engaged at the Facility:

Evaluation, treatment, and treatment planning, documentation, in-services, community re-entry, team conferences, Modified Barium Swallow assessment, patient/family education.

Age Range for Adults: 20-80

Number of Graduate Students Per Year: 0-3

Minimum Number of Days Per Work Week Required: 3