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Speech-Language Pathology CFY : A Brief Guide

July 3, 2014

The speech-language pathology clinical fellowship year (CFY) is a 36-week experience where you transition from being a student to being an independent provider of speech-language pathology (SLP) clinical services. The fellowship is required as part of the American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA’s) Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists (CCC-SLP). Goals of the CFY […]

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CCC-SLP: What Does It Mean?

June 20, 2014

Professional certification is a milestone in any professional’s career. The American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA’s) Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists (CCC-SLP) demonstrates that you have completed a rigorous training program that includes: A course-based academic program Supervised clinical experiences Passing a national certification exam Completing an internship The certification is designed to […]

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Continuing Education for Speech Language Pathologists

June 12, 2014

Continuing education — or CE — is an important part of your ongoing professional development as a speech-language pathologist (SLP). States require that professionals earn CE credits — or CEs — in order to ensure a professional workforce that remains up to date on current knowledge and practices. Requirements as to the frequency and amount […]

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Locum Tenens Travel

June 4, 2014

Traveling to fill a job is a component of locums work that attracts or deters providers when in reality, you may not have to go very far at all. Statistics report that 38% of surveyed providers said they chose locums work for the travel opportunities and there are plenty of them in just about any […]

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Locum Tenens Assignment Length: How Long is the Typical Contract?

May 29, 2014

As a placeholder or temporary physician, locums doctors gain one significant benefit over their full-time colleagues: flexibility. Physicians who choose to work as a locum tenens provider are able to see new places and meet new people with each assignment.  Traveling across state lines or to the other side of the country is common as […]

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What Documentation Do I Need to Complete for a Locum Tenens Position?

May 21, 2014

Being your own boss, managing less paperwork and traveling to new places are all benefits of being a locum tenens physician. It is a lifestyle that appeals to just the right type of provider—it isn’t for everyone—but for those who enjoy it, locums work brings a fresh approach to practicing medicine. Becoming a locums provider […]

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All50Medical.com has gone Social

May 19, 2014

Even health care professionals need friends. And followers. That’s probably why you signed up for one of the many available social networks out there.   Even if it’s not, that’s why we did! And we’d love it if you followed us. Twitter We’ll tweet industry updates, fun facts, and useful articles. Follow us on Twitter. […]

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A Brief Guide to Locum Tenens Pay

May 17, 2014

Locum tenens is a Latin term meaning “place holder”.  While most of us are familiar with traveling nurses, fewer may understand the role of the traveling (or temporary) physician. Locum tenens physicians work in hospitals, clinics, and private practices when regular full-time staff is unavailable (such as for illness), on sabbatical, or more hands are […]

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Locum Tenens Jobs over Permanent Placement

May 7, 2014

Providers choose locum work over permanent positions for many reasons, and they are as varied as the jobs themselves. Locum work isn’t for the faint of heart—there are plenty of challenges navigating new charting systems, getting to know unfamiliar medical staff, and proving yourself as a worthy and respected member of the medical community, but […]

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Are You Right for Locumtenens work?

May 2, 2014

There are fantastic advantages to locumtenens work, but is it right for you? You’re a successful medical professional in a great facility. You like the people you work with and have high satisfaction with your job, but sometimes you think about expanding your experience.  Or maybe you’re tired of the paperwork, politics, or regimented schedule […]

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