Athletic Therapy Services
BSc, Dip SIM, CAT(C)
Certified Head Athletic Therapist
Kim is a certified athletic therapist, a graduate from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science and graduate of Sheridan College’s Sports Injury Management Program with a Diploma in Sports Injury Management. She is currently pursuing her Master's at the University of Victoria under the direction of Dr. Brian Christie researching the cutting edge standards of mild traumatic brain injuries. She was a member of the University of Victoria Women’s Basketball program winning two National Championships in 1998 & 2000 respectively. Kim is the Director of Ozmosis Wellness Inc. and Head Athletic Therapist at St. Michaels University Senior School. For the past 10 years, Kim has had extensive experience working with all levels of athletes including recreational, national team and Paralympic athletes.
Clinical Services at SMUS
Services are located in the athletic therapy clinic office next to the fitness centre. Assessment and treatment of sports injuries are provided by a certified athletic therapist by appointment only.
This service is available to all SMUS athletes and staff.
- New Assessment: $60.00
- Follow up visits: $55.00
All new assessments require parental consent prior to the first appointment. Fees will be billed to the student account and receipts for extended health reimbursement will be provided by the school upon payment or by Ozmosis Wellness Inc. upon request.
Please note that you will need to check your insurance policy to ensure you have extended health coverage for a certified athletic therapist.
Athletic therapy is provided by appointment only.
For more information on athletic therapy or Ozmosis Wellness Inc. please visit the Ozmosis Wellness Inc. Website.
On-field Services at SMUS
SMUS provides free on-field medical coverage for Senior School athletics.
The provision of on-field immediate care of athletic injuries by a certified athletic therapist includes: injury assessment, basic emergency life support, recognition and management of acute traumatic neurological dysfunction, provision of first aid, preparation for entrance into appropriate health care delivery systems, or, where appropriate, utilization of techniques facilitating a safe return to participation.
Home field Senior School rugby game coverage is provided by SMUS's Head Athletic Therapist and Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy degree placement students from Camosun College. All practice and away game coverage are provided by the Camosun students when available, under the direction of the Head Athletic Therapist.
SMUS is partnered with the University of Victoria Concussion Lab under the leadership of Dr. Brian Christie. Directed by the Head Athletic Therapist all athletes participating in a contact sport are provided with a baseline concussion test. The SMUS team uses assessment tools such as the NeuroTracker, King Devick Test, SCAT3 and a Vestibular Ocular-Motor Screen (VOMS) to assist in the diagnosis and return to learn/play protocols.
All concussions are diagnosed by a qualified medical professional at SMUS. Return to learn and return to play recommendations are governed by the Head Athletic Therapist under the direction of a physician. Return to learn strategies are implemented in a multidisciplinary approach under the direction of the Concussion Team according to the SMUS concussion policy.
- Concussion Management Policy
- Graduated Return to Learn Protocol
- Graduated Return to Play Protocol
- Medical Clearance for Suspected Head Injury Form
- Concussion Testing Intake Form
- Concussion Consent Form
- Daily Concussion Report Form
- Dr. Forbes - Physician
- Dr. Pasterovic - Physician
- Kim Oslund CAT(C) - Head Athletic Therapist
- BAET Students - 2nd & 3rd year placement students