Major: Kinesiology and Health
Minor/option/emphasis: Exercise Science
Company/Organization: Mercy Medical Center
Company/Organization website: http://www.mercydesmoines.org/heart/cardiac-rehabilitation
Title: Cardiac Rehab Intern
Destination: Des moines
Timeframe: Fall 2016
Advisor/Coordinator Email: email@example.com
I was responsible for...
I was responsible for taking patient blood pressures, leading warm-ups, providing excellent patient care, charting on patient data, and walking the patients throughout the hospital. Also any other task the other employees needed done.
Getting better at taking blood pressure and reading heart rhythms.
You will learn the most during your hands-on internship experiences. I also learned a lot sitting in on all of the education classes they offered to the patients.
Advice for others...
Gain as much experience as you can and start early.