LaFleur Brooks

LaFleur Brooks' Health Unit Coordinating Pocket Guide

Perfect for everyday reference, on-the-job training, or education, this handy pocket guide includes a wealth of information you need to succeed in health unit coordinating. This new edition includes even more lists and tables containing step-by-step procedures, practical tips, bulleted lists, and thumb tabs for quick reference!

Paperback, 272 Pages

Published: May 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5211-1


  • 1. Understanding Health Unit Coordinating

    2. Ensuring Effective Interpersonal Communication

    3. Using Communication Devices

    4. Management Techniques/ Maintaining the Patient’s Paper Chart and Electronic

    Medical Record

    5. Understanding Workplace Behavior, Ethics, and Legal Issues

    6. Handling Infection Control, Emergencies, and Incident Reports

    7. Managing/ Transcribing Doctors’ Orders

    8. Recognizing Types of Doctors’ Orders

    9. Admission, Preoperative, Postoperative, Discharge, and Transfer Procedures and



    A. Abbreviations

    B. Word Parts

    C. Medical/ Diagnostic/ Surgical Terms

    D. Commonly Ordered Medications

    E. A Comprehensive List of Laboratory Studies and Blood Components

    F. The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) Standards of

    Practice and Code of Ethics

    G. Notes


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