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Dr. Jeremy L. Normington

425 Euclid Ave
Cherokee IA, 51012
US

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Doctor of Physical Therapy and Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Regional Medical Center. Expert in Policy/Procedure and Standard of Care issues.
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EDUCATION

Pre-physical Therapy Curriculum:
Concordia University of Wisconsin: Bachelors of Science in Sports Medicine, 1998

Graduate Program in Physical Therapy:
Concordia University of Wisconsin: Masters of Physical Therapy, 2001

Post-graduate Program in Physical Therapy:
Concordia University of Wisconsin: Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2002

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Iowa Rehab Managers Fall Conference Oct 2004
CTI: Cervical Thoracic Integration July 2004
Therapist to Therapist: Documentation Criterion June 2004
Muscle Energy Techniques of the Upper Extremity September 2003
Coding and Billing for Therapy and Rehab March 2003
BET: Back Education and Training March 2002
Putting the Humor Back into Therapy March 2002
A New Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of SI Dysfunction February 2002
About Iontophoresis: An Intermediate Level Course October 2001
The Ventilated Patient October 2001
Anatomical Palpation November 2001

CONSULTATION/LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Crawford County Memorial Hospital, Denison, Iowa 2004 (Dec)
Consultation for Services for State Survey Preparations

Little Sioux Corn Processors, L.P., Marcus, Iowa. Ergonomic Safety 2004 present

Witness in Sports Rehab and Professional Therapy Associates v. Jeff 2004 (June)
Nolder, PT. Trial testimony given.

VT Industries Manufacturing, Holstein, Iowa. Ergonomic Safety 2003 present

Case Review and Opinion in Sports Rehab and Professional Therapy 2003 (Sept)
Associates v. Nancy Nelson, PTA.

Hy-Vee Corporation Distribution Center, Cherokee Iowa. 2003 present
Ergonomic Safety and Pre-employment Services

PROFESIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) 1999 - present
Iowa Physical Therapy Association (Education Chair NW district) 2003 - present
Sports Physical Therapy Section of APTA 2004 - present
Diabetes Management Committee at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital 2004 - present
Health Policy and Administration Section of APTA 2003 - 2004
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association 1999 2002

AWARDS AND HONORS

National Deans List
4 Time Presidential Scholarship Recipient
2 Time Lakeland Healthcare Scholarship Recipient
1 Time Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Scholarship Recipient

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

SIOUX VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL, CHEROKEE, IA 2/03 to present
Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Managerial as well as treatment responsibilities including employee appraisals, marketing, budgeting, program development, capital purchases, satellite clinic development, and the rehabilitation of acute, skilled nursing, and outpatient therapy clients
Started department from less than 25% of market share and built program to a staff of 10 with 60% of market share.
Developed and opened the first satellite clinic for Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Holstein Iowa
Completed entire revision of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitations Policy and Procedure Manual
Developed comprehensive documentation review procedures and quality improvement reports for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department
Completed state survey inspection for critical access hospital certification without any deficiencies or recommendations from surveyors.

ST. JOSEPHS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, MILWAUKEE, WI 1/01 to 2/03
One of Milwaukees top rated medical facilities Emergency and Acute Care
Developed one of 3 nationwide physical therapy programs serving Emergency Departments. Demonstrated excellent decision-making skills to progress patients through functional rehabilitation. Lead therapist in the Emergency Room. Independently evaluated and treated a variety of patients including patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, Day Surgery, Skilled Nursing Facilities and on orthopedic, cardiac, and medical floors.
Sound understanding of pathophysiology and differential diagnosis in relation to disease, dysfunction, and tolerance for activity
Independently able to evaluate and treat post-surgical patients in order for them to safely leave the hospital
Demonstrated the ability to review and process information in a patients chart and understand its relation to physical therapy treatment, including past medical history, knowledge of medications, lab values, and current hospital procedures
Management of staff the Emergency Department. One of only 4 such programs in the nation. Expertise knowledge in radiology and pharmacology from a therapy standpoint.
Developed clear and effective communication skills with other health care professional and patients in order to provide quality physical therapy care.
Lectures and in-services given on a variety of topics including pharmacology, back education, radiology, chronic pain, ankle fracture assessment, and differential diagnosis.

KILAMANJARO CHRISTIAN MEDICAL CENTER, TANZANIA, AFRICA 6/00 to 8/00
Tanzanias top rated hospital In-patient orthopedics
Performed and oversaw on-site therapy on the orthopedic ward of a hospital. Handled initial assessments and followed patients through therapy until discharge. Contributed to interdisciplinary rehabilitation to allow patients to maintain function and return home.
One of two therapists who worked daily on an 85 bed ward helping patients to maintain and regain function after orthopedic injuries
Focused patients on achievements versus limitations to progress rehabilitation and improve self-esteem during long-term hospital stays (6 weeks for a routine femur fracture)
Employed hands on treatment coupled with non-verbal communication skills to overcome a difficult language barrier
Involved in family teaching and interviews in order to safely return patients to their prior living condition
Provided lectures for the African physical therapy students to increase their education and proficiency in the work place
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