Cengage’s Medical Assisting: Clinical Skills, 2 terms (Instant Access)
- AUTHOR: Cengage Learning
- ISBN-13: 9781305875029
- Mixed Media
- 1st Edition
- ©2017 Published
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MEDICAL ASSISTING, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for CENGAGE’S MEDICAL ASSISTING: CLINICAL SKILLS is more essential than ever in today's rapidly evolving health care industry. Renewed focus on curriculum excellence, certification, and critical externships are all part of the performance criteria. Medical Assistants train extensively in clinical and professional procedures including: Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology; Medical terminology; Laboratory techniques; Clinical and diagnostic procedures; Pharmacology; Medication administration; First Aid; Office practices; Patient relations; and Medical law and ethics. CENGAGE’S MEDICAL ASSISTING: CLINICAL SKILLS provides future medical assistants with narrated, step-by-step video training in all of these key clinical skills. Contact your Learning Consultant for custom pricing.
Part I: INFECTION CONTROL.
1. Medical Asepsis Hand Wash.
2. Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
3. Applying Sterile Gloves.
4. Removing Contaminated Gloves.
5. Transmission-Based Precautions.
6. Sanitization of Instruments.
7. Sterilizing Instruments in Autoclave.
8. Sterile Fields and Procedure.
Part II: PHYSICAL EXAMS.
9. The Complete Physical Examination.
10. Taking a Medical History.
11. Taking Temperatures.
12. Apical and Radial Pulse.
13. Measuring Respiration Rate.
14. Measuring Blood Pressure.
15. Measuring Height and Weight.
16. Pulse Oximetry.
17. Perform Single or Multi-Channel Electrocardiogram.
Part III: SPECIALTY PROCEDURES.
21. Visual Acuity Testing.
22. Eye Instillation and Eye Patch Dressing.
23. Performing Eye Irrigation.
24. Assisting with Audiometry.
25. Performing Ear Irrigation.
26. Performing Ear Instillation.
27. Assisting with Nasal Examination.
28. Performing Nasal Instillation.
29. Nasal Cannula.
30. Holter Monitor Application (37-2).
31. Metered Dose Inhaler (30-16).
32. Spirometry (30-17).
33. Measuring Infant Weight, Length, Head and Chest Circumference.
34. Infant Apical Pulse and Respiratory Rate.
35. Infant/Child Urine Specimen.
36. Assisting with Pelvic Examination and Pap Test.
37. Assisting with Insertion of an Intrauterine Device (IUD.
38. Hormonal Contraceptive.
39. Wet Prep/Wet Mount and KOH Prep.
40. Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.
41. Pregnancy Test.
42. The Routine Prenatal Visit.
43. Testicular Self-Exam.
44. Lumbar Puncture or Cerebral Fluid Aspiration Assist.
45. Neurologic Screening Examination.
46. Fecal Occult Blood Test.
47. Male and Female Catheterization.
48. Patient Transfers.
49. Patient Assisted Ambulation.
Part IV: MINOR SURGERY.
50. Controlling Bleeding.
51. Assisting with Clinic/Ambulatory Surgery.
52. Dressing Change.
53. Wound Irrigation.
54. Preparing Skin for Surgery.
56. Incision/Drainage of Infection.
57. Aspiration of Joint Fluid.
58. Suture/Staple Removal.
59. Skin Closure Strips.
Part V: PHARMACOLOGY.
60. Administration of Oral Medications.
61. Withdrawing Medication from a Vial/Ampule.
62. Reconstituting a Powdered Medication for Administration.
63. Subcutaneous Injection.
64. Intramuscular Injection.
65. Intradermal PPD Injection.
66. Z-Track Intramuscular Injection Technique.
67. Vaccine Injection.
68 Maintaining Immunization Records.
Part VI: LABORATORY PROCEDURES.
69. Using the Microscope.
70. Wet Mount and Hanging Drop Slide Prep.
71. Hemoglobin Determination with Hemoglobin Analyzer.
72. Prothrombin Time Using a CLIA-Waived ProTime Analyzer.
74. Capillary Puncture, Transport, Microhematocrit Determination.
75. Obtaining Blood for Blood Culture.
76. Obtaining Blood Specimen for PKU Test.
77. Cholesterol Testing.
78. Obtaining a Throat Culture/Testing for Strep.
79. Utilizing a Urine Transport System & Clean Catch/Mid-Stream Collection.
80. Assessing Urine Volume, Color, and Clarity.
81. Performing a Chemical Urinalysis.
82. Preparing a Slide for Microscopic Examination of Urine Sediment.
83. Performing a Complete Urinalysis.
Part VII: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS.
84. Cast and Arm Splint Application.
85. Cast Removal Assist.
86. Using a Fire Extinguisher.