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Physician Assistant Medical

Denver, CO
June 10, 2018

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Lauren Marie Siewert

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Master of Physician Assistant Studies May 2018

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Madison, WI. Bachelor of Science December 2012

University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI.

Major: Biology


Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam May 2018 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification Expires: December 2018 Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Expires: October 2018 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Radiation Oncology: Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI. April 2018 – May 2018

• Became proficient in performing diagnostic breast and prostate exams

• Assisted with radiation positioning, ultrasound and stereotactic-guided breast biopsies, and pre-surgical needle localization

• Managed patients undergoing a variety of modalities and medications for the treatment of breast, prostate, head and neck, thoracic, brain, and metastatic cancers

• Developed effective skills for managing patients experiencing side effects from radiation therapy Emergency Medicine: Divine Savior Healthcare. Portage, WI. September 2017 – October 2017; March 2018 – April 2018

• Performed basic emergency rooms procedures, such as suturing, chest tube placement, lumbar puncture, electrical cardioversion, and orthopedic reduction

• Became proficient in lab and image interpretation and resultant medical management, specifically as it pertains to the emergency room setting

• Learned how to effectively manage unique medical challenges commonly affecting patients in a rural community Family Medicine: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Madison, WI. January 2018 – March 2018

• Independently evaluated and developed an assessment and plan for eight to ten patients per day

• Became competent in prenatal, newborn, and post-partum management, as well as assisted in several deliveries

• Provided routine and urgent care to patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly

• Became familiar with specialized procedures, such as IUD placements and vasectomies Pediatric General Surgery: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI. November 2017 – December 2017

• Routinely monitored and managed pre and post-operative pediatric inpatients

• Became familiar with common pediatric surgical conditions, such as appendicitis, Hirschsprungs disease, burns, Wilm’s tumor, and inguinal/umbilical hernias

• Participated in Level 1 traumas and subsequent surgical and inpatient management Colorectal Surgery: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Madison, WI. October 2017 – November 2017

• Managed post-operative cares and complications, in both inpatient and outpatient settings

• Developed appropriate and effective technical surgical skills, such as suturing, drain placement, and instrument use

• Became competent in medical and surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, and colon, rectal, and anal cancer

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI. August 2017 – September 2017

• Routinely managed orthopedic emergencies, asthma exacerbations, sports-related injuries, and appendicitis

• Developed targeted differential diagnoses, taking into account the most common emergencies in different age groups

• Implemented focused physical exam skills to aid in the assessment and treatment of patients with limited communication abilities Neurology: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Madison, WI. July 2017 – August 2017

• Received specialized training in pediatric and adult concussion management

• Performed trigger point injections, nerve blocks, and Botox for the treatment of headaches

• Treated patients with a wide range of movement disorders and counseled them regarding medical and surgical options

• Became familiar with acute stroke management and inpatient rehabilitation

• Developed an efficient and focused neurologic exam to assess new patients and track current patient progress RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

Special Needs Caregiver: Private Client. Madison, WI. May 2013 – May 2016

• Performed therapies specific to the child’s physical, mental, and communicative developmental delays

• Attended all medical appointments and actively participated in treatment plans

• Monitored G-tube feedings, seizure activity, and other pertinent health deficits

• Administered daily and rescue medications

Certified Nursing Assistant: Community Living Alliance. Madison, WI. August 2012 – May 2014

• Assisted client with activities of daily living (bathing, toileting, feeding, meal prep)

• Performed therapies to increase client’s ambulation and mobility and decrease muscle spasticity

• Administered medications and monitored health status

• Provided social care, by taking client to work, school, and appointments VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon. Volunteer. Madison, WI. September 2011 – September 2016 Fashion Show for All Abilities. Volunteer. Madison, WI. May 2012 – May 2016 Going for Ten Thousand. Member. Madison, WI. September 2011 – May 2012 University of Wisconsin Adapted Fitness Class. Volunteer. Madison, WI. August 2011 – December 2011 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants. Member. Madison, WI. March 2017 – Present

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