Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants

1st Edition

Disk Three: Preparing Patients for Examinations


    • Print ISBN 9781416024255

    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

    9 skills/11 videos Approx. running time: 60 minutes

    Section 1: Maintaining and Preparing Exam Room
    3.1.1 Cleaning Exam Room Between Patients
    3.1.2 Daily Cleaning and Restocking of Exam Room

    Section 2: Preparing to Work with Patients
    3.2.1 Preparing to Work with Patients
    Variation: Working with a Young Child

    Section 3: Body Measurements
    3.3.1 Measuring Height and Weight
    Variation: Height of a Child Using a Wall Scale
    3.3.2 Measuring Length and Weight of an Infant
    Variation: Measuring Infant Length with Tape Measure
    3.3.3 Measuring Head and Chest Circumference of an Infant
    3.3.4 Calculating Growth Percentiles

    Section 4: Patient History and Undressing for the Exam
    3.4.1 Obtaining Patient History
    Procedure: New Patient
    Variation: Established Patient
    3.4.2 Undressing for the Exam
    Procedure: Physical Exam
    Variation: Follow-up Exam


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