Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants

1st Edition

Disk Six: Collecting and Testing Urine and Microbiology Specimens

Editor:

    • Print ISBN 9781416024330

    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 SIX: COLLECTING AND TESTING URINE AND MICROBIOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
    12 skills/16 videos Approx. running time: 80 minutes

    Section 1: Collecting and Transporting Urine Specimens
    6.1.1 Instructing Patients to Collect Urine Specimens
    Procedure: Clean-Catch Midstream Urine Specimen
    Variation: Random Urine Specimen
    Variation: First Morning Specimen
    6.1.2 Instructing a Patient to Collect a 24-Hour Urine Specimen
    6.1.3 Using a Pediatric Urine Collection Device
    6.1.4 Preparing Urine Specimens for Transport

    Section 2: Urinalysis
    6.2.1 Assessing Urine for Color and Turbidity
    6.2.2 Dipstick Urinalysis
    Variation: Automated Clinitek Instrument
    6.2.3 Preparation for Microscopic Examination of Urine
    Variation: Kova Method

    Section 3: Other Urine Tests
    6.3.1 Urine Pregnancy Test

    Section 4: Collecting Microbiology Specimens
    6.4.1 Collecting a Specimen for Throat Culture
    6.4.2 Collecting a Wound Specimen
    6.4.3 Collecting a Sputum Specimen

    Section 5: Performing Microbiology Testing
    6.5.1.1 Performing a Rapid Strep Test

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416024330