Provided primary and critical rehabilitation services for a quadriplegic veteran with a traumatic brain injury. Assessed patient’s rehabilitation needs, developed patient’s plans and treatment goals, and conduct physician-prescribed physical fitness programs.
- Documented patient’s progress and completed discharge summaries, home program treatment plans. Ensured paperwork was timely, accurate, and complete. Performed patient assessments and provided appropriate care as outlined by protocols and medical guidelines.
- Counseled patients and families to participate in physical fitness program; restored functions for patients following disease or profound injury including loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and paralysis.
- Provided treatment utilizing Transcutaneous E-Stim therapy and Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) devices for muscle recovery and therapeutic exercise programs.
- Participated in wound-care treatment and helped patients adapt to the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, and prosthetic, orthotic devices.