Patient Simulators Help Save LivesThe new Rush Clinical Skills and Simulation Center uses sophisticated dummies to simulate real-world patient care — from serious heart conditions to the flu — for students and health care workers from Rush University Medical Center.
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I’m specialized in the evaluation and treatment of speech and swallowing problems associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and ALS [amyotrophic lateral sclerosis].
Speech and swallowing functions are so fundamental — it’s the one that keeps you alive, [and] it’s the one that’ll keep you connected.
Patient care really makes me grounded to see every day what’s really needs to be addressed as research — as clinical research.
When the patients come in they trust me, and I am able to help them to eat safely, to be able to communicate with their family members or friends. And really makes me feel like I made a difference.