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Anna Long-Slade, MS, OTR/L   

Professional Profile

Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy with Concentration in Productive Aging, mentored by Dr. Carolyn Baum.  Graduate studies included research and clinical experience.  Thesis: Coping with Parkinson’s Disease.  Adult and geriatric experience working as an OT at assisted living facilities, independent communities, home health and mental health. Consulting experience at group homes and schools in Raleigh, NC.  Experience at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN Physical Medicine Rehab department as an OT student, client case load included all ages.                                                             

 

Education

Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy- December 2006

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

 

                 Bachelor of Arts with Exercise Health Science and Dance majors- April 2004

Alma College, Alma, Michigan

 

OT Work Experience

  • Therapeutic Solutions- Subcontractor/Consulting work at group homes, schools and mental health hospital- Raleigh NC, current job:  12/2006-current 1/2008
    • Developed a Spanish speaking program (living skills) for inpatients at John Umstead Hospital
  • Legacy Healthcare- Staff Occupational Therapist with Springmoor Retirement Community- Raleigh NC: 8/2007- current 1/2008
    • Developed a Home Safety Evaluation for independent community
    • Assisted with implementation of  urinary incontinence program and fall prevention program
  • Kids’R’US Therapy- Subcontractor for pediatric OT including preschool assessments, home health and school based therapy- Raleigh NC- 7/2007- current 1/2008
    • Ttranslating (Spanish) services as well as professional OT service
  • 5 Star Rehab and Wellness- Staff Occupational Therapist with Assisted Living community- Raleigh NC: 12/2006- 8/2007

         Rehab Aid – ALF Saint Louis, MO, Sept 2005- Jan 2006

         Home Health Aid - Saint Louis, MO, August 2003- August 2004

OT Internships

         Dorothea Dix Hospital (mental health and forensics) Raleigh, NC, Sept.- Dec. 2006

         Cardinal Ritter Elderly services (home modifications, community social services, home health) Saint Louis, MO, May-Aug 2006

         Mayo Clinic, St. Mary’s Hospital (acute inpatient rehab) Rochester, MN, March 6-10 2006

         Children’s Hospital of Saint Louis Volunteer (Therapy Services and NICU Volunteer)- Saint Louis, MO, Spring 2006

         Mid America Therapy (school based OT) St. Louis, MO, October 24-28, 2004 

         Metropolitan Psychiatric Center (acute psychiatric hospital) St. Louis, MO, March 15-19, 2004  

Skills

Fluent in Spanish (written and verbal)
Some exposure to French from living in West Africa for 10 months
Physical Therapy Aid Certificate

Volunteer hours

Physical Therapy Aid,  San Diego, CA, Winter 2000.

Included assisting the therapist in using modalities such as ultrasound and electro-stimulation.  Also includes assisting in exercises involving machines and Theraband materials.  10 hours

 

Inclusion aid, South Bay YMCA, CA, summer 2002.

Included being in charge of one child during the summer camp.  126 hours

 

Special Olympics volunteer, Special Olympics Swim Meet, San Diego, CA, summer 2002.

Included timing the races of the participants and setting up the venues for the swim meet.  Encouragement and cheering for the participants is a given.  4 hours

 

Gratiot County Community Hospital, Alma, MI. 2002

Included assisting and observing Occupational Therapists in the Rehab center and the Medical Rehab Unit of the hospital. Most of the assisting included talking to and guiding the patients through a set of exercises after the Therapist described them.

13 hours

 

Dance Class for children with CP volunteer Fall 2003- Winter 2004 and Fall 2005

            Included assisting children with Cerebral Palsy to participate in a dance class consisting of ballet, tap, and jazz movements.  The abilities within the class varies greatly.  40 hours

 

Babysit for a child with CP and her 6 month old sister Winter 2004: 50 hours


 

Children's Hospital in Saint Louis Therapy services volunteer Sprin 2006: 50 hours

           Included stocking linens and towels, helping therapists with therapy sessions when needed.  Holding and feeding babies in the NICU.  Organizing paper work for the therapists.  Making evaluation packets for the therapists.  Whatever else the therapists needed or wanted me to do.

Interests and Hobbies

I love dance, art, and learning about other cultures.

References Available on Request

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