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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Kimsey Cooper, PA-C

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OBJECTIVE

Physician Assistant committed to excellence and seamless patient care. Highly organized, and calm under pressure. Attentive to detail and follow-up, with superior written and verbal communication skills. Looking to be a contributor to a practice and an integral part of the entire medical team.

EDUCATION

Masters in Health Science
South College. Knoxville TN
December 15, 2012

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
May 2010

CERTIFICATIONS/ Professional Organizations

South Carolina Physician Assistant Permanent State License
NCCPA Certified
BLS for Healthcare Providers- AHA
CPR/AED for Healthcare Providers- American Red Cross
ACLS Provider- AHA

South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants

RELATED WORK HISTORY

Charleston Heart Specialists

June 2013- Current

Electrophysiology

9221 University Blvd Suite #102
Charleston, SC 29406
-Provide patient care in the inpatient as well as outpatient setting including consultation, education, and treatment for cardiac illnesses and arrhythmias
-Implement thorough knowledge of antiarrhythmic medications and interpretation of electrocardiograms
-Assist in minor procedures including: direct current cardioversion, implantable loop recorders
-Interpret and program dual and biventricular pacemakers and defibrillators

Zoll Life Vest

Patient Services Representative
Charleston, SC

Nutrition Intern

Alison Maurer/ University of Tennessee
August 2009 – May 2010
-University of Tennessee Athletic Department
-Coordinated meals and health counselling
-Provided nutrition during practices and workouts

Research Assistant

Carol Costello, PhD/ UT Healthy Project
Summer 2009
– Collected children’s BMI
– Educated about healthy living
– Analyzed data collected

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Language Proficiencies- Elementary Spanish
Computer Proficiencies- Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Publisher, Power point
Senior Capstone Project- Type II Diabetes Mellitus: Education for the Inmates at the Knox County Detention Facility

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

Family, Fly Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Reading, Cooking, College Sports