Associate of Applied Science of Physical Therapy Assistant (December 1999) Riverland Community College
Karen has worked in long term care facilities and outpatient settings. Her outpatient experiences include establishing and implementing home exercise programs, overseeing exercises and therapeutic procedures such as electrical stimulation, ultra sound and mechanical traction. Karen’s experiences also include skin care and wound management, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke recovery, hands on aquatic therapy techniques for Ortho/Neuro clients and treatment techniques for shoulder disorders. She also has training in Medicare and Medicaid services parts C and D.
Minnesota Physical Therapist Assistant License
American Heart Association – CPR
Karen enjoys the opportunity to help people maintain their independence and mobility. When Karen is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has a passion for reading and shopping. In the winter her family spends many hours snowmobiling