Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants

1st Edition

Disk Five: Phlebotomy and Hematologic, Blood Chemistry and Immunologic Testing

Editor:

    • Print ISBN 9781416024286

    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 FIVE: PHLEBOTOMY AND HEMATOLOGIC, BLOOD CHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOLOGIC TESTING
    11 skills/16 videos Approx. running time: 80 minutes

    Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients
    5.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients
    Variation: Working with a Young Child

    Section 2: Phlebotomy
    5.2.1 Venipuncture with a Vacuum Tube
    Procedure: Venipuncture Needle
    Variation: Possible Problems with Venipuncture
    Variation: Winged Infusion
    5.2.2 Performing a Venipuncture with Winged Infusion Set and Syringe
    5.2.3 Preparing a Serum Specimen Using a Serum Separator Tube

    Section 3: Capillary Puncture
    5.3.1 Finger Stick
    Procedure: Semi-Automatic Disposable Lancet Device
    Variation: Semi-Automatic Holder and Lancet
    5.3.2.1 Heel Stick for Newborn PKU Screening

    Section 4: Hematologic Testing
    5.4.1 Performing a Microhematocrit
    5.4.2 Performing Hemoglobin Testing
    5.4.3 Preparation of a Blood Smear

    Section 5: Blood Chemistry and Immunologic Testing
    5.5.1 Blood Glucose Measurement & Quality Control
    5.5.2 Mononucleosis Test

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416024286