Austin Starckovich

Major: Kinesiology and Health
Minor/option/emphasis: Health Promotion
Company/Organization: Boone County Hospital Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
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Destination: Boone/Iowa
Timeframe: Spring 2019
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• Exercise prescription consultation • Physical activity counseling • Obtaining patient vital signs • Designing and presenting an educational bulletin board • Reviewing cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation patient cases • Delivering high quality customer service with confidentiality and compassion • Train and educate patients on the important of weight lifting.


My greatest accomplishment was being able to connect with and inspire some of our patients to not only continue there rehab within the clinic but to work on bettering themselves outside of the clinic.

What advice would you give?

My advice for future students is to learn to be social and prepare for an amazing environment filled with care, passion, and fun.

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