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- Includes practical tips for carrying out job responsibilities in the work environment.
- Find information on both paper charts and electronic medical records in the Maintaining the Patient’s Chart chapter.
- Step-By-Step Procedures provide a quick guide to your daily tasks.
- Transcribing Doctors’ Orders chapter provides instructions on transcription and recognizing the many types of orders.
- Staying organized is easy with a personal record-keeping section that includes telephone number and time management pages.
- More lists and tables make finding information quick and easy. Add your own notes on the blank pages provided in the back of the guide.Two appendices — Medical/Diagnostic/Surgical Terms and Commonly Ordered Medications — provide even more practical information on topics you’ll see in practice.
1. Understanding Health Unit Coordinating
2. Ensuring Effective Interpersonal Communication
3. Using Communication Devices
4. Management Techniques/ Maintaining the Patient’s Paper Chart and Electronic
5. Understanding Workplace Behavior, Ethics, and Legal Issues
6. Handling Infection Control, Emergencies, and Incident Reports
7. Managing/ Transcribing Doctors’ Orders
8. Recognizing Types of Doctors’ Orders
9. Admission, Preoperative, Postoperative, Discharge, and Transfer Procedures and
B. Word Parts
C. Medical/ Diagnostic/ Surgical Terms
D. Commonly Ordered Medications
E. A Comprehensive List of Laboratory Studies and Blood Components
F. The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) Standards of
Practice and Code of Ethics
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