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PA STUDENT

123 Health Science Lane Fort Worth, Texas 76107 817-555-5555 PAStudent@live.unthsc.edu

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Performs comprehensive medical examinations and implements treatment using standard medical procedures Resolves to provide quality, compassionate patient-centered care and advocate for all patients Demonstrates personal growth, professionalism, and dependability in the work environment Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Assists Supervising Physicians by promoting team atmosphere, knowing limits, and living up to a high level of personal integrity Initiates, organizes, and serves in community wellness outreach projects concerning health promotion and disease prevention Maintains knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, and medical issues

EDUCATION, HONORS & CERTIFICATIONS


Master of Physician Assistant Studies University of North Texas Health Science Center 1 st Place Poster Award, Research Appreciation Day, April 2011 Deans List, 2009, 2011 Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2011 Basic Cardiac Life Support, 2011 May 2007 Dallas, TX May 2012 Fort Worth, TX

Bachelor of Science in Biology Dallas Baptist University

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Family Medicine Underserved Family Medicine Internal Medicine (Inpatient, Outpatient & Cardiology) Surgery (General & Cardiothoracic) Emergency Medicine Psychiatry Pediatrics Obstetrics & Gynecology Family Medicine 16 weeks total (8 weeks spent in two different medically underserved clinics) Developed the skills necessary to evaluate, monitor, and manage common health problems such as Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Cardiovascular Disease, Metabolic disorders, Depression/Anxiety, and Mental Health problems Expanded ability to perform common procedures in the outpatient clinic such as Excisional biopsies, Cryotherapy, Toenail extraction, Corticosteroid Joint injections, and I&D abscesses Internal Medicine 12 weeks total (Divided into Inpatient, Outpatient, and Cardiology) Thorough knowledge of the hospitalized patient from admission to discharge orders to the specific needs of the patient such as dietary needs, ambulatory restrictions, safety, etc. Strengthened understanding of outpatient use of screening modalities to monitor and treat a variety of medical conditions Extensive exposure to hospitalized cardiac patients requiring CABG, PCI, or long-term anticoagulation/antiplatelet therapy due to A-Fib or new stent placement

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General Pediatrics 4 weeks total (medically underserved clinic) Managed many high risk patients who needed altered vaccination schedules, increased risk assessment, and thorough follow-up in order to provide a high level of care Identified and overcame barriers present among the medically underserved population to bridge the gap between medical knowledge and patient care Provided care of infants, small children, and adolescents to age 18 while giving guidance and resources to patients and their families as they progress through growth and development Proper diagnostic evaluation and management of common pediatric problems and emergencies such as allergic rhinitis, asthma, constipation, fever, and rashes

WORK RELATED E XPERIENCE


UNTHSC Tutor - Work Study, 2010-2011 Presented review material via PowerPoint for multiple large group sessions of 50+ students Provided individual, small group, or large group tutorial sessions in Anatomy and Physiology Helped to improve multiple students GPA through organized study sessions, self-study planning, practice quizzes, and test-taking strategies One on one and small group instruction given in the Anatomy Lab Apartment Life, Grand Prairie, TX CARES TEAM, 2009-2011 Planned/provided social events and community outreach to residents at St. Laurent Apt. Organized budgets, used software programs to print flyers/calendars, and worked alongside management and maintenance to effectively create community atmosphere to residents UTSW Research Assistant II Dept. Digestive and Liver Diseases, 2007-2009 Planned, coordinated, and supervised assigned research projects Performed advanced scientific and medical research work Constructed, assembled, and operated experimental laboratory apparatus and equipment, assembled/analyzed research data complete with statistical analysis Assisted in preparation of research material for reports or publication Supervised technicians assignments and advised on work procedures

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
AAPA American Academy of Physician Assistants TAPA Texas Association of Physician Assistants July 2009 Present July 2009 Present

VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


CARES Health Promotion Event 2010, 2011 Battered Womens Shelter 2010 Hispanic Wellness Fair 2009, 2010 North Dallas Shared Ministries 2007-2009 Medisend International 2003-2007 Parkland Hospital ER 2005-2007

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Basic Medical Spanish (Pursuing fluency in Spanish)