Key Features

  • Standard organization for each activity provides a record of the tasks to be completed, such as: materials needed, situation, directions, and check lists.
  • Relevant practice orders include additional scenarios to give you more practice with relevant skills.
  • Printable physicians orders allow simulation for both the EHR and paper environment.
  • Ordering requisitions appendix can be used for activities requiring the online EHR when a computer is not available.
  • Handwritten doctors’ orders give you practice deciphering poor handwriting samples
  • Clinical Evaluation Record provides a written record of your performance in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Orientation to Hospitals, Medical Centers, and Health Care

  • 4. Communication Devices and Their Uses

Section 2: Personal and Professional Skills

  • 7. Management Techniques and Problem-Solving Skills for Health Unit Coordinating

Section 3: The Patient’s Electronic Record or Paper Chart, Transcription of Doctors’ Orders, and Documentation of Vital Signs

  • 8. The Patient’s Electronic Medical Record or Paper Chart
  • 10. Patient Activity, Patient Positioning, and Nursing Observation Orders
  • 11. Nursing Treatment Orders
  • 12. Nutritional Care Orders
  • 13. Medication Orders
  • 14. Laboratory Orders and Recording Telephoned Laboratory Results
  • 15. Diagnostic Imaging Orders
  • 16. Other Diagnostic Studies
  • 17. Treatment Orders
  • 18. Miscellaneous Orders

Section 4: Health Unit Coordinator Procedures

  • 19. Admission, Preoperative, and Postoperative Procedures
  • 20. Transcribing Discharge Orders

 

  • Appendix A: Physicians’ Order Sheets
  • Appendix B: Generic Hospital Forms and Examples of Computer Screens that May Be Used as Ordering Requisitions When Computers Are Not Available
  • Appendix C: The Clinical Evaluation Record

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455707218
Electronic ISBN:
9780323277594