Birmingham Free Clinic (Physical Disability: Primary Care)
September 2017 to December 2017
Birmingham Free Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA
- Performed screening, evaluation, treatment planning, intervention, patient education, splint design and fabrication, and documentation for OT services in a primary care facility for uninsured populations.
- Performed simultaneous and consecutive interpreting for Spanish-speaking patients at all points of visit, including intake, examination, and treatment.
- Common diagnoses included repetitive use disorders, peripheral nerve disorders, arthritis, chronic pain, diabetes, and difficulties with medication management.
- Recognized by fieldwork advisor for skill in differential diagnosis of disorders of the upper extremity.