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Work experience

Sep 2011Present

Counselor

Camp ASCCA

Helped individuals with mental and physical disabilities with the following needs:

  • clothing
  • toileting
  • feeding
  • showering
  • camp activities such as tubing, ropes course, horseback, canoeing, sports, riflery, archery, pool, arts and crafts, and talent show
May 2002Jun 2011

Counselor

Camp Seale Harris

Helped a cabin of 8-10 diabetic girls with the following needs:

  • insulin doses and injections
  • blood glucose monitoring and recording
  • carbohydrate counting and diet control
  • diabetes education
  • arriving at camp activities on time
  • camp activities such as tubing, ropes course, horseback, canoeing, sports, riflery, archery, pool, arts and crafts, and talent show
Jul 2005Jul 2006

Counselor

Camp Smile-A-Mile

Helped cancer-stricken children cope with their illness and assisted in the following activities:

  • banana boat
  • paddle boat
  • arts and crafts
  • sports
  • dance
  • riflery
  • archery
  • canoeing

Education

Aug 2012Present

Human Environmental Services

University of Alabama
Aug 2009May 2011

Human Sciences

Auburn University

Skills

Fundraising
Weight monitoring
Blood glucose monitoring
Diabetic meal planning

World Diabetes Day 2009

Best Counselor Award 2007

SDES Basketball Event 2009

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

Summary

Amanda Fieder is a Nutrition student at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  She is  looking to graduate with a Human Environmental Sciences degree and internship in dietetics, obtain her RD, then find work with a company which provides opportunities for her to use this knowledge to help individuals achieve maximum nutritional health.

Amanda then hopes to obtain her CDE and use it in conjunction with her RD to help individuals with diabetes manage their treatments more efficiently and stay up-to-date with current technology and regimens. 

Interest

Certified Diabetes Education

Work Philosophy

  • The client's healthcare, as well as emotional needs, always come first.
  • I will do everything in my power to assure maximum nutritional health for all clients.
  • I will  make sure the nutritional knowledge I have is always current and thorough.
  • I want to be able to provide help and support to my colleagues and be part of a successful, honest, hard-working, healthcare team.