Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants

1st Edition

Disk Seven: Administering Medications


    • Print ISBN 9781416024323

    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

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

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

    Section 2: Oral and Topical Medications
    7.2.1 Administering Oral or Topical Medication
    Procedure: Tablets or Capsules
    Variation: Oral Liquid Medications
    Variation: Topical Ointment

    Section 3: Parenteral Medications
    7.3.1 Preparing an Injection from a Vial
    Procedure: Multi-Dose Vial
    Variation: Single-Dose Vial
    7.3.2 Preparing an Injection from an Ampule
    7.3.3 Reconstituting a Parenteral Drug
    7.3.4 Choosing Site for an Intramuscular Injection
    Procedure: Deltoid
    Variation: Dorsogluteal
    Variation: Ventrogluteal
    Variation: Vastus Lateralis
    7.3.5 Administering an Intramuscular Injection
    7.3.6 Administering a Subcutaneous Injection
    7.3.7 Administering an Intradermal Injection
    7.3.8 Tuberculosis Testing
    Procedure: Mantoux Test
    Variation: Tine Test


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