Spine Animations

Spine Animations

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Poor posture can damage the spine and its associated muscles and ligaments. A hunched stance places abnormal stress on muscles and ligaments, causes backache and fatigue, and can even cause the spine to become fixed in an abnormal position.

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Anne Buck, PA-C

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Education

2012 – 2014

University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences
Physician’s Assistant Program, Lexington, KY
M.S., Physician Assistant Studies, June 2014

Master Project

Use of Naltrexone for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction; a Review: In collaboration with the University of Kentucky Medical Center reviewed and analyzed statistics and success rates from different treatments for addiction.

Clinical Rotations:

General Surgery Ephraim McDowell Hospital 4 weeks
Geriatrics Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital 4 weeks
Emergency Medicine Good Samaritan Hospital 4 weeks
Family Medicine Baptist Health Family Medicine 8 weeks
Pediatrics Family Health Centers 4 weeks
Psychiatry University of Louisville Hospital 4 weeks
Internal Medicine I Hardin Memorial Hospital 4 weeks
Internal Medicine II Baptist Health 4 weeks
OB/GYN Saint Joseph Hospital 4 weeks
General Surgery Elective Norton Hospital 4 weeks
Internal Medicine Elective Norton Hospital 4 weeks

Proficient in:
Venipuncture, initiation of intravenous medications, obtaining and interpreting EKG’s, wound care and dressing changes, closure of wounds via staples, sutures, and dermabond, arterial blood draws, administration and prescription of medications, CPR.

Experience in:
Colonoscopy, endoscopy, bowel resection, incision and drainage, catheter placement, insertion and removal of chest tubes, lumbar puncture, bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, epidural, insertion and removal of central lines, endotracheal intubation.

2006 – 2010

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 2010
Magna cum Laude

Employment Summary

2010 – 2011
University of Kentucky Pediatrics – Lexington, KY
Medical Records Clerk
Performed data entry. Charted patient’s demographic information. Screened patients and obtained medical history. Prepared forms and order labwork. Observed procedures.

2010 – 2011
First Stop Urgent Care – Louisville, KY
Medical Assistant
Screened patients and obtained medical history and took vital signs. Performed venipuncture for blood samples. Prepared and administered injections. Assisted with sutures and cauterizations. Telephone ordered prescriptions and verified medication information. Performed EKG’s.

Certifications

2014
Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants

2013
BLS and ACLS Certified

Honors and Rewards

2006 – 2010
Presidential Scholarship, University of Kentucky

2006 – 2010
Dean’s List, University of Kentucky

2005
Commonwealth Honors Academy Scholar

Professional Memberships

2010- 2012
Member, University of Kentucky Joseph Hamburg Student Society

2010- 2012
Student Member, Kentucky Academy of Physician’s Assistants

Volunteer Experience

2012
Diabetes Day Care; Lexington, KY

2010 – 2011
Veteran’s Affairs Hospital; Louisville, KY: Post-deployment primary care

Computer Skills

Computer charting and data entry, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.