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Welcome to Skolnik Chiropractic

 


 

Our Mission

The purpose of our office is to give the best quality chiropractic care to as many members of the general public in our community as possible. We continually seek to improve our quality of health care, focusing on the correction of the neurological dysfunction through education, rehabilitation and preventative care. Our energetic team is dedicated to serving the individual needs of our patients. We enjoy rendering natural health care through chiropractic because we believe in the importance of a healthy society - now and in the future. Our goal is to remain on the cutting edge of health care and to bring this knowledge to you - our patient. 

 

EDUCATION

2012 - Present    Masters of Science Degree - Nursing Informatics

    Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

 

2010 - 2011       Associate of Science Degree - Registered Nursing

    Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

 

2006 – 2010     Associate of Science Degree - Vocational Nursing

    Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

 

1997 – 1999     Bachelor of Science Degree - Computer Science

                       Palmers Greens University, London, UK

 

1991 – 1994     Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree

                       Life Chiropractic College West, San Lorenzo, CA

 

1974 – 1976     Associate of Science Degree - Respiratory Therapy

                       Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, CA 1976

 

EXPERIENCE

Registered Nurse II

                       Kaiser Hospital – San Jose, CA (October 2011 to January 2014)

Respiratory Therapist

                       Kaiser Hospital – San Jose, CA (2005 to October 2011)

                       St. Rose Hospital, Hayward, CA (January to December 2005)

                       Northridge Hospital, Northridge, CA (1976-1979)

                       Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, CA (1975-1976)

Director/Manager Respiratory Care Services

                       Sierra View District Hospital, Porterville, CA (1979-1991)

·       Technical Director Respiratory Care Services of a 96 bed acute care facility with an active 24 hour a day / seven day per week staffed department. Maintained and participated in the capital and operational budgets.  Provided personnel with scheduling, performance review, and disciplinary action.  Participated in the development, planning, and construction of the recent 46-bed addition to the facility. 

·       Designed, wrote, developed and copyrighted the computerized Respiratory Care Department since 1982. 

·       Designed, wrote, developed and copyrighted the Pulmonary Function computerized operational system used in this facility since 1982. 

·       Respiratory Care Home Health Consultant/Provider for Health-Mart Home Medical Products covering the Southern Tulare County from May 1986 to July 1987. 

·       Chairman, board of directors, for San Joaquin Valley College Clinical Education Affiliates January 1986 to September 1990.

 

·       PROJECTS INITIATED AT SVDH:

·       Developing and planning the following areas of hospital participation:

·       Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Protocol

·       Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal Protocol

·       Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Protocol

·       Pulmonary Rehabilitation Protocol

·       Smoking Cessation Program Protocol

 

Chiropractor

                       Primary Care Chiropractic Physician (1995 to January 2013)

 

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

    Licensed Registered Nurse License# 801375 Expires: 10/31/2014

    Licensed  Radiography License#  RHC 00141745 Expires: 09/30/2014

    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CPR for Healthcare Provider)

          Expires: 06/30/2014

    Basic Life Support (CPR for Healthcare Provider)

          Expires: 06/30/2014

    Pediactric Advanced Life Support (CPR for Healthcare Provider)

          Expires: 02/28/2013

Registered Respiratory Therapist Credential No.5198 Received November, 1977

Certified Respiratory Therapy Therapist Credential Received January, 1983.

Respiratory Care Practitioner License to Practice State Of California  No.  Rcp591. Received April, 1985. No. 24065 Received December 2004

Certificate of Basic Proficiency Rating, Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique – International Credential Received November, 1993

Certificate of Advanced Proficiency Rating, Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique – International Credential Received May, 1994

Certificate of Chiropractic Neurological Technique Logan College of Chiropractic, Saint Louis Missouri Received August, 1994

Radiology X-Ray Supervisor/Operator Certificate State Of California, Department of Health And Safety Credential No. 14745 Received  December, 1994

Credentialled As Certified Chiropractic Extremitiy Practitioner Logan College Of Chiropractic,Saint Louis Missouri Received Received      April, 1997

Doctor Of Chiropractic License To Practice State Of Washington Credential No.  3083 Received January, 1995

Doctor Of Chiropractic License To Practice State Of California Credential No.  23987 Received August, 1995

Doctor Of Chiropractic License To Practice State Of Hawaii Credential No.  957 Received March, 2003

Certificate Nursing Assistant Received July, 2007

Licensed Vocational Nurse Credential No.252722 Received September, 2010 

 

PATENTS & PUBLICATIONS

March 1982

Copyrighted Computerized Application for hospital based record keeping.

 

January 1983

Copyrighted Computerized Assisted Instruction Application for Respiratory Therapy education.

 

June 1984-February 1985

Applications developer for Instrumentation Laboratories Incorporation, Disposable polarographic probe program.

 

January 1985-September 1989

Applications developer for Novell Advanced Local Area Network systems Version 2.0a, Network Administrator.

 

June 1985-December 1990

Applications developer for Novell Local Area Network systems Version ELS Level I, Network Administrator.

 

January 1986-December 1990

Applications developer for Novell Local Area Network systems, NetWare Affiliates program.

 

July 1989

Application developer for Novell to VCR unattended backup system. MTE Associates, Inc. Carlsbad California

 

September 1989-December 1990

Applications developer for Novell 286 Advanced Local Area Network systems Version 2.15, Network Administrator.

 

February 1990

Computer interface application developed for Biochem International 9090-A  oximeter/capnograph system.

 

April 1990

Computer interface application developed for Siemens Life Support Systems, Computer Aided Ventilation system - data acquisition

 

September 1990

Computer interface application developed for Bear Medical Systems, Computer Aided Ventilation system - data acquisition

 

September 1990

Graphical User Interface (Windows) developer, Z-Soft Publishing Co. Marietta Georgia



 

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