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Goodluck Chibuike Igbonekwu

Goodluck Chibuike Igbonekwu

Physiotherapist and Care Assistant
Abuja, Abaji

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Services provided $14 / hour

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About Goodluck Chibuike Igbonekwu:

I am a Physiotherapist and Certified patient Care Assistant with Care Certificate 15 Standard (Health and Fitness) offering excellent stress management skills and ability to function well both independently and in team setting. At  University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, where i worked as an Intern Physiotherapist for one year, I  assess patients' physical abilities, supervise technical and support staff, administer evaluative tests and procedures, plan physiotherapy programs, select appropriate exercises, apparatus and manipulations, Maintain clinical and progress reports, confer with other health professionals and teach or supervise exercises to patients. I am pride in ensuring that my work is always completed to a high standard and can maintain an organized environment. Often managing multiple requests at once, comfortable multitasking, working on my own initiative unsupervised, and working with other teams to ensure that patients are kept happy in our service.

I am flexible, positive, compassionate, respectful, and caring approach and good communication and interpersonal skills with an understanding of the needs of older people and the desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others.


Furthermore, i have the ability to work on a rostered shift basis, including evenings, nights, weekends and public holidays, with the flexibility to respond to the requirements to provide 24-hour care

Experience

PREVIOUS 
EXPERIENCES
Experience in a wide range of specialities 
I have experience in different areas of Physiotherapy such as Neurology Physiotherapy, Geriatrics, community based Rehabilitation, Acute medicine, Respiratory, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatric and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada FCT, Abuja and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH). 
I completed my 12 months rotational posting on community based rehabilitation, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, ICU and respiratory physiotherapy at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.


Experience in MSK (Musculoskeletal)
I have five months of musculoskeletal (sport) outpatients’ management experience at football club (FC) Ifeanyi Ubah Anambra State, Nigeria.


Experience working independently
I worked individually in making physical diagnosis from assessments, formulating and implementing a treatment plan and re-evaluating patients’ progress in various conditions:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Ischemic and Haemorrhagic Stroke (CVD)
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Poliomyelitis/Post-polio
Delay Development Milestone
Low back pain
Obstetric Fistula
Spinal Code Injury
Parkinson’s Disease
Fracture
Osteoarthritis
Dementia 
Erb’s Palsy
Mobility and Balance
Improving on their cardiovascular status

I also organize Health Promotion Program (exercise) for young adult older adults and elderly, for weight reduction and improving on their cardiovascular status and balance and coordination


Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team
I am someone who can liaise effectively and work in accordance to team objective as when delivering health care services, setting specific, achievable, measurable, realistic and time bounded goals, knowing my  boundaries, accommodating other members, take responsibility for my actions and I am always accountable for them. These has helped me when working in the multidisciplinary teams and support staff. 
For example, in my current place of work, clinical meeting are held every last Thursday of the month where every member of health practitioner present on successful case managed by multidisciplinary team, morbidity and mortality. Team comes together to review, analysis and discuss several cases so to identify adverse outcomes associated with medical error, modify behaviours and judgement based on a previous experience and to prevent repetition of errors leading to complications. Here i present on physiotherapy role to members of the multidisciplinary team.

Postgraduate experience
Experience working in a broad range of clinical placements
I commenced my professional career as a band 5 physiotherapist at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada, FCT Abuja, Nigeria 
I worked in different variety of Physiotherapy Specialties including Neurology (Parkinson’s disease, Poliomyelitis, Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease etc.), Orthopaedics (Fracture, Joint Replacements),  Paediatrics (Erb’s, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD), Respiratory Intensive Care (Congestive heart failure, COPD, Restructive Pulmonary disease), Geriatric (Alzheimer’s disease, balance disorders, Incontinence, cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis etc.) and musculoskeletal (MSK) (Sprain, Strain, dislocation and subluxation), where I managed different cases and care for them.

Some experience as a basic grade
Undergraduate experience:
As a student, I went through broad theoretical and practical knowledge of physiotherapy with clinical postings on over 2000 hours in Neurology, paediatrics intensive care unit, psychiatry, sports medicines orthopaedics, community based physiotherapy and obstetrics and gynaecology, assessment, diagnoses, treatment and review patient progress with evidence based practice and outcome measure which were all done under supervision. 
During my degree, I have completed six month clinical placements within five different health boards (Neuro psychiatry Hospital Enugu Nigeria, Orthopaedics Hospital Enugu, Nigeria, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojikwu Teaching Hospital Awka, Anambra State Nigeria, Salvation Army Rehabilitation Centre Oji River Enugu Nigeria and Football Club (FC) Ifeanyi Ubah Anambra State (Nigeria). 
These placements have encompassed the core areas of physiotherapy alongside more specialised services.
I completed two months placement in musculoskeletal outpatients as undergraduate.

Education

EDUCATION 

Institution: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Qualification: BPT (BMR)
Date: 2014 - 2021

Institution: Special Science School, Ukehe ( SS1 to SS3)
Qualification: SSCE
Date: 2010-2013


Institution: Community Secondary School, Aku Nsukka in Enugu State
Qualification: JSSCE
Date: 2007-2010

Institution: Premia Primary school 2, Aku, Enugu State.
Qualification: FSLC
Date: 2001-2007
 

QUALIFICATIONS 
I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy (BPT)
I am currently registered with NSP Abuja and up to date in my Annual due..
I am working on becoming a member of chartered society of physiotherapy and am a member of National Society of Physiotherapy
To further enhance my professional skills and knowledge, I enrolled and was certified in some CPD courses.

 

CERTIFICATIONS
 

Course Title: CPR, AED and First Aid
Training Provider: National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS)

Duration: 7 days

Course Title: Care certificate preparation at QLS level 2, 15 standard (Health and Fitness)
Training Provider: International Accreditation Organization (Health and Fitness) 
Certification Code: 378633-435758-1162410,

Certificate: Care Certificate 
Duration: 1 year

Course Title: Care and Geriatrics Certificate
Training Provider: St Victoria Clinic and Maternity Agbor Delta State
Duration: 4 Weeks
 

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