Amanda Cook

DPT, MSPT

amanda.cook.pt@gmail.com

(862) 268-4753

Education

Ithaca College — Ithaca, NY

Major: Clinical Science/Physical Therapy
Focus Area: Health
BS in Clinical Science
MS in Physical Therapy
DPT in Physical Therapy

Dean's List

May 2009
October 2010
December 2010

Experience

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute — Sparta, NJ

Physical Therapist

12/2015 - present


DMC Athletics & Rehabilitation — Morristown, NJ

Physical Therapist

12/2013 - 01/2015


Gananda Walworth Physical Therapy — Macedon, NY

Physical Therapist

12/2011 - 12/2013

  • Treated a variety of orthopedic conditions, including pre and post surgical, student athletes and chronic overuse injuries
  • Taught student physical therapists as a clinical instructor
  • Communicated results of evaluation and assessment to patients, parents, nurse case managers and physicians

Central Carolina Hospital — Sanford, NC

Physical Therapist

07/2011 - 11/2011

  • Evaluate and treat a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Participated in inpatient discharge planning
  • Educated patients on proper body mechanics for ADLs and work; including lifting, bending, and transfers
  • Effectively communicated with nursing staff, physicians and other colleagues
  • Coordinated interdisciplinary treatments, mainly with Occupational Therapy

Agape Physical Therapy Services — Rochester, NY

Physical Therapist

12/2010 - 05/2011

  • Treated patients in outpatient setting, including Aquatic therapy
  • Appropriately create individual plans of care
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues and clients
  • Perform modalities and soft tissue mobilizations with clinical rationale

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute — Sparta, NJ

Clinical Education

05/2010 - 08/2010

  • Carried a full therapist case load (4 patients an hour)
  • Completed initial evaluations, re-evaluations, and plans of care for a variety of orthopedic conditions independently
  • Delegated to PTAides appropriately
  • Performed modalities and soft tissue mobilizations with clinical rationale
  • Justified need for continued care to insurance companies

Happiness House — Geneva, NY

Clinical Education

10/2009 - 12/2009

  • Worked with children with developmental delays
  • Performed Pediatric evaluations (PDMS II)
  • Communicated with families and teachers
  • Typed up and filed initial evaluations, and monthly summaries

St. Barnabas Medical Center — Livingston, NJ

Clinical Education

01/2009 - 02/2009

  • Worked on manual blood pressure skills
  • Improved transfer and bed mobility skills
  • Communicated to patients correct way to negotiate stairs
  • Learned cardiopulmonary post-op precautions
  • Demonstrated therapeutic exercises to patients

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness — Port Jervis, NY

Clinical Education

05/2008 - 06/2008

  • Documented in SOAP Note format
  • Delegated to PTA, PTAide
  • Performed Evaluations and Reevaluations
  • Explained rational for treatments to patients and CI
  • Performed modalities with clinical rationale

Amanda Cook — amanda.cook.pt@gmail.com — (862) 268-4753