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Kayla Comer

1422 Lincoln Ave Apt. #6, San Rafael, CA 94901 ~ (530) 200-3315 ~ kayla.comer.students@donimican.edu

EDUCATION
Current Dominican University of California Graduate Student in Occupational Therapy Class of 2017
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and Minor in Physical Education: California State University, Chico Fall 2009
EMPLOYMENT
Physical Therapy Aide, Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, Red Bluff, CA 5/10 to present
Administer active or passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, or heat, light, sound, water, or electrical
modality treatments, such as ultrasound.
Instruct, motivate, safeguard, or assist patients practicing exercises or functional activities, under direction of medical staff.
Confer with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, or coordinating
treatment.
Observe patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress and report to physical
therapist.
Certified in first aid and CPR (June 2012)
OTHER RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Volunteer
Physical Therapy Aide, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Red Bluff, CA 2/11 to present
Observed physical therapy evaluations and discharges.
Assist the therapist with administering exercises.
Assist the therapist with educating patients to use mobility assistance tools like crutches, walkers, leg braces, and other aides.
Red Bluff High School Sports Physical, Red Bluff, CA 05/12 and 05/13
Checked student athletes for scoliosis.
Checked their range of motion.
Performed manual muscle tests.
Special Education Classroom, Gerber, CA fall/spring 2011
Helped assist special need students with class work.
Observed students in the move program (students who require physical therapy/ occupational therapy)
Supportive Experience
Interned, Medical Home Care Professionals, Redding, CA 9/10 to 9/11
Obtained physical therapy observation hours with Dr. Andrew Newport D.P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S.
Completed 551 observation hours in home health physical therapy.
Observed physical therapy evaluations and discharges.
Be-Well Program, California State University, Chico, Chico CA, spring 2009
Volunteered in a physical education class for special needs adults.
Designed, organized, planned, and developed physical activities.
Responsible for one disabled adults exercise program throughout the semester.
ROP Athletic Training, Red Bluff High School, Red Bluff, CA 8/02 to 6/04
Demonstrated how to create an exercise prescription.
Learned the principles involved in recognizing and treating an injury.
Used methods of evaluating and treating injuries.
Educated in proper techniques for emergency care of athletes
Learned human anatomy and medical terminology.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Team Captain, Simpson University Volleyball Team, Redding, CA Fall 2006 to 2007
Selected as 1st team All California Pacific Conference & 2007 NCCAA Scholar Athlete
Team Member, Butte College Volleyball Team, Oroville, CA Fall 2004 to 2005
2006 Butte College Scholar Athlete Award & 2005 CCWVCA All State and All-Northern Team