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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Sloane Convey, PA-C

Sloane-Convey

EDUCATION

Medical University of South Carolina
Masters in Physician Assistant Studies August 2008
Thesis 1- Role of Physician Assistants in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Clemson University
Bachelor of Science in Health Science May 2006
Minor in Women’s Studies

EDUCATIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

MUSC College of Health Professions Dean List (2007-2008)
Eta Sigma Gamma Health Science Honor Society (2003-2005)
Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society (2003-2005)
Member of Medical Missionary Team, Johannesburg South Africa (2007)

EMPLOYMENT

University of Kansas Hospital Cancer Center – Kansas City, KS
Physician Assistant, Gynecology Oncology (chemotherapy and surgical) – 2012-2013
Tandem clinic with Oncologist two days weekly with autonomous clinic 2-3 days weekly. Ensured patients were chemo-prepared with exams and labs, triaged problem phone calls with help of nursing staff, reviewed CT/MRI scans and relayed information to Physician when needed, ordered CT with abnormal pelvic exams, discussed change in treatment and Hospice care with patients, on call for chemo reactions, endometrial biopsy, vulvar punch biopsy
Professional Committees
Mid-Level Provider Group- Attended monthly meetings regarding inter-hospital problem solving
Mid-Level Provider After Hours On Call- On call for chemo related problems while receiving chemo

Planned Parenthood – Gilroy, CA
Physician Assistant – 2009 – 2011
Trained and experienced in: Mirena and Paraguard insertion and removal, Implanon insertion and removal, ultrasound, prenatal care, well woman exams and problem visits, counseling birth control method options

Quality Management Clinician
Ensured compliance of all clinic staff (clinicians and MAs) to affiliate-wide quality management policies through education, monthly and annual audits, follow-up and discussion of evidence-based medicine including specifically: Breast mass/Mammogram follow-up, Abnormal Pap follow-up, development of monthly staff meeting agendas with educational in-service for staff, quarterly affiliate QMC meetings, monthly clinic Center Management Team meetings, patient flow and work team development, service goals, relocating and opening new clinics, skills sign-off for multiple clinics, raising and maintaining RVUs

Professional Committees
New Hire Orientation – Regularly lectured new staff on Birth Control Method options and counseling
Center Management Team- Attended monthly meetings regarding inter-office planning
HIV Grant – Educated and screened parolees each week through a San Benito County grant

Additional Professional Licenses and Memberships
DEA license (active), California PA license (inactive), Kansas PA License (inactive), South Carolina PA License (active), American Academy of Physician Assistants, South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Basic Life Support (current), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (2007-2009), Pediatric
Advanced Life Support (2007-2009)