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Health Unit Coordinating

Health Unit Coordinating - 5th edition

Health Unit Coordinating - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780721600994

ISBN10: 0721600999

Health Unit Coordinating by Myrna LaFleur Brooks and Elaine Tight Gillingham - ISBN 9780721600994
Edition: 5TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2004
International: No
Health Unit Coordinating by Myrna LaFleur Brooks and Elaine Tight Gillingham - ISBN 9780721600994

ISBN13: 9780721600994

ISBN10: 0721600999

Author Bio

Brooks, Myrna LaFleur :

Myrna LaFleur Brooks, BEd, RN, CHUC, Founding President of the National Association of Health Unit Clerks/Coordinators, Chairperson, Health Science Division, GateWay Community College, Phoenix, AZ.


Gillingham, Elaine Tight :

Elaine Tight Gillingham, BS, CHUC, Director, Health Unit Coordinator Program, Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I.

1. Health Unit Coordinating/An Allied Health Career
2. Health Care Today
3. The Nursing Department
4. Communication Devices and Their Uses

Section II.

5. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
6. Workplace Behavior/Ethics and Legal Considerations
7. Management Techniques and Problem-Solving Skills for Health Unit Coordinating
Section III.
8. The Patient's Chart
9. Transcription of Doctors' Orders
10. Patient Activity, Patient Positioning, and Nursing Observation Orders
11. Nursing Treatment Orders
12. Dietary 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 IV.

19. Admission, Preoperative, and Postoperative Procedures
20. Discharge, Transfer, and Postmortem Procedures
21. Recording Vital Signs, Ordering Supplies, and Filing
22. Reports, Infection Control, Emergencies, and Special Services

Section V.

23. Medical Terminology, Basic Human Structure, Diseases, and Disorders

Appendix A. Word Elements
Appendix B. Abbreviations
Appendix C. The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators Standards of Practice
Appendix D. Task and Knowledge Statements from National Association of Health Unit Coordinators Job Analysis Study, 1996
Appendix E. National Association of Health Unit Coordinators Code of Ethics
Appendix F. A Comprehensive List of Laboratory Studies and Blood Components Answers to Review Questions

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