Major: Kinesiology and Health
Minor/option/emphasis: Exercise Science
Company/Organization: Pocahontas Community Hospital
Company/Organization website: http://www.pocahontashospital.org
Destination: Pocahontas, IA
Advisor/Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I was responsible for...
1. Assessment of client's condition upon arrival to CR including vitals, med regime, exercise prescription and history, pain management, and symptoms to report while in CR. 2. Be able to apply electrode monitoring system to each client and set equipment settings on each modality in CR. 3. Assist with education on heart healthy lifestyle. 4. Recognize symptoms to monitor and report to nursing staff daily. 5. Introduction of smart goals, action plan and motivational interviewing.
Getting a 20 year smoker to commit to quitting.
Never complain about the day being slow because there will be days when you wish it was.
Advice for others...
Take advantage of your internship and learn as much as you can with the hands on experience.