Waddell Nursing Center

Type of Facility: Nursing and rehabilitation center

Distance From Campus: 57 miles

Number of Beds: 135

Academic/Clinical Prerequisites for Placement at the Facility: Appropriate coursework in adult neurogenics, aphasia, cognitive disorders; minimum of two semesters at Radford University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.

Types of Activities Engaged at the Facility: Inpatient rehabilitation, evaluation and treatment, staff meetings.

Disorders served:  aphasia, apraxia of speech, dysphagia, dysarthria, voice disorders, cognitive disorders, dementia

# of graduate students accepted each semester:  1

Minimum # of practicum days expected per week: 2-3

Number of clients served:  varies

Age Range served: adult

Student documentation required:  TB skin test, criminal background test, drug screen