Enthusiastic Student Athletic Therapist with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and execution.
Adaptive to changing environments
Specialization in sports injuries and therapy
Skilled in patient relations
Head Student Athletic Therapist, 09/2011 to 04/2013 University of Victoria Vikes Basketball – Greater Victoria Area, BC
Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, dislocations, sprains, strains, meniscoid injuries, anterior and posterior cruciate ligament sprains and ruptures, postural imbalances, neuropathies, and concussions, as well as many others.
Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
Trained and oriented new Student Athletic Therapists and Kinesiology students.
Collaborated closely with other healthcare providers.
Established positive rapport with patients.
Demonstrated clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals and patients.
Acted as a First Responder for acute injury management as well as assessed athletes' ability to compete following acute trauma to the head.
Student Athletic Therapist, 09/2010 to 04/2011 Lambrick Park Secondary School – 4139 Torquay Dr, Victoria, BC V8N 3L1
Managed high school athletes' injury management and progress in a variety of sports.
Acted as a first Responder in acute injury situations of varying levels.
provided prophylactic taping to support injured structures.
Student Athletic Therapist / First Responder, 02/2011 to 02/2011 Sportmed BC – 1325 Keith Rd E, North Vancouver, BC V7J 1J3
Acted as First Responder and provided Prophylactic taping services for 100's of BCAA Lacrosse Athletes.
Communicated via VHF radio with other event workers.
Created and used emergency action plan.
Treated less serious acute injuries.
Bachelor of Science: Athletic and Exercise Therapy, Current Camosun College - B.C.
in emergency situations for First Responder certification.
were gained in order to assess musculoskeletal injuries and apply a
wide array of orthopaedic tapes for athletes returning to
coursework involving theory and practical application of anatomy of
the upper and lower extremity as well as the spine.
hands on learning for upper and lower extremity assessment and
Over 1000 hours of
work in the field and 100+ hours in a clinical setting working under
a Certified Athletic therapist, mainly with Varsity CIS Athletes.
Relevant Accreditations and licenses Certified First Responder - Issued September 2011 (valid 3 years)
In good standing with the CATA and BCATA. (2010-current)
Class 7N drivers license - Issued February 2011.