Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants Package

1st Edition

Set of 10 DVDs

Author:

    • Print ISBN 9781416024224

    Key Features

    • The videos can be played on a television equipped with a DVD player, or on a computer with a DVD drive.
    • Specific segments or entire videos can be paused or replayed as many times as needed for comprehension.
    • Each video begins with an Overview that introduces the skill, its goal, and how it is used in the clinical setting.
    • The videos outline key components for performing each skill, such as necessary equipment, OSHA standard precautions, and special patient population considerations.
    • Skill Variations show alternate methods for performing common skills techniques in the clinical setting.
    • Each video discusses the necessary and appropriate documentation procedure for the skill.
    • What If interviews feature medical assistants discussing specific practice scenarios, encouraging users to consider what they would do in a similar situation.
    • Interactive onscreen review questions at the end of each video reinforce key concepts and allow users to gauge understanding.
    • Spanish subtitles provide access to written translations of all video content.

    Table of Contents

    DVD ONE: ASEPSIS, INFECTION CONTROL AND STERILIZATION

    9 skills/13 videos Approx. running time: 65 minutes

    Section 1: Asepsis

    1.1.1 Personal Protective Equipment

    1.1.2 Medical Aseptic Hand Wash

    1.1.3 Applying Alcohol-Based Hand Rub

    1.1.4 Applying and Removing Disposable Gloves

    1.1.5 Disposal of Biohazard Waste

    Section 2: Sanitization, Sterilization, Disinfection

    1.2.1 Cleaning and Disinfecting Contaminated Surfaces

    Variation: Large Spill

    1.2.2 Sanitizing Contaminated Instruments

    1.2.3 Wrapping Instruments

    Procedure A: Wrapping an Instrument Using Blue Wrap

    Procedure B: Wrapping a Pack Used for Minor Surgery

    Variation: Wrapping Using a Plastic Sterilization Pouch

    1.2.4 Sterilizing Instruments in the Autoclave

    Variation: Manual Autoclave

    DVD TWO: MEASURING VITAL SIGNS

    10 skills/15 videos Approx. running time: 75 minutes

    Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

    2.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

    Variation: Working with a Young Child

    Section 2: Temperature

    2.2.1.1 Measuring Oral Body Temperature

    Variation: Rigid Plastic Probe

    Variation: Mercury Free Glass Thermometer

    2.2.2 Measuring Axillary Body Temperature

    2.2.3 Measuring Rectal Body Temperature

    2.2.4 Measuring Aural Body Temperature

    Procedure: Child Patient

    Variation: Adult Patient

    Section 3: Pulse and Respirations

    2.3.1 Measuring Pulse and Respiration

    2.3.2 Measuring Apical Pulse

    Procedure: Infant Patient

    Variation: Adult Patient

    2.3.3 Pulse Oximetry

    Section 4: Blood Pressure

    2.4.1 Measuring Blood Pressure: Palpation

    2.4.2 Measuring Blood Pressure:

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416024224