Mentor: Veronica Immethun, MS, CCC-SLP
Bio: My name is Veronica and I have been an SLP for 4 years. I graduated from Rockhurst University and Missouri State University. I have worked in the LTACH, SNF, acute hospital, inpatient rehab, and outpatient settings in the Kansas City, MO area. I have worked with numerous populations, from vent and trach to head and neck cancer, to dementia, to many neurological disorders. I look forward to working with you and helping you problem solve any situation so you can better serve your patients!
Current primary professional role: Veronica is a full-time speech-language pathologist in an acute hospital.
Discipline: Medical SLP
State license: Missouri: 2016021231
ASHA license: 14052908
Areas of Expertise: Inpatient rehab, SNF, stroke, dementia, medically complex patients, dysphagia and ethics, Vital Stim, Modified Barium Swallow Studies, coma sensory stimulation, student supervision.
Teaching philosophy: I believe that a mentor needs to be a good collaborator and coworker. As a mentor, I am here to answer any question you have and help you navigate the Medical SLP world. I believe in flexibility, open-mindedness, patience, and compassion. My goal is to help you become a more knowledgeable and confident SLP.
Preferred communication methods: Email and phone. I am also open to online video and texting upon request.