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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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Speech-Language Pathologist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Speech-Language Pathologist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Shavon Boxman talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in speech-language pathlogy. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: BVL162797

ISBN: 978-1-64481-011-8

Copyright date: ©2018

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