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Kirstin Angus

Major: Kinesiology and Health


Minor/option/emphasis: KIN-Exercise Science

Year: Senior

Type of experience: Internship
Company/Organization: Lutheran Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab
Company/Organization website: unitypoint.org
Title: Cardiac Rehab Intern
Destination: Lutheran Hospital
Timeframe: 1/16-3/16

Advisor/Coordinator Email: dpower@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
- Knowledge of exercise equipment. - Knowledge of strength and stretching exercises. - Taking blood pressures. - General care for patient care. - Hooking patients up to heart monitors.

I will never forget...
Having the opportunity to watch open heart surgery.

Advice for others...
Consider going into nursing if you want to do cardiac rehab.

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