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Virginia Baptist Hospital

Type of Facility: Hospital

Distance From Campus: 107 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 and treatment, acute care, modified barium swallow studies, interdisciplinary staff meetings, in-services.

Age Range served: 18-100+

Number of clients served: 30-40 daily

Disorders served:  Aphasia, apraxia of speech, articulation disorders,  dysphagia (90%), dysarthria, fluency disorders, language disorders, and voice disorders.

Number of graduate students accepted each semester:  1

Number of practicum days expected per week:  3 (consecutive days optimal)

Student documentation required:  TB skin test, hepatitis B, drug screen