With all of the practical knowledge, skills, and applications you need in today's health unit environment, this completely updated 6th edition of Lafleur Brooks' Health Unit Coordinating gives you everything you need to succeed. It reflects the latest advances in the field, including the electronic medical record, as well as new photos and illustrations that bring concepts to life. Plus, you'll understand everything from communications skills to procedures through activities such as Abbreviation Exercises, Review Questions, Scenarios, and more.
Section 1: Orientation to Hospitals, Medical Centers, and Health Care *1. Health Unit Coordinating*2. Overview of Health Care Today*3. The Nursing Department and Medical Staff*4. Communication Devices and Their Uses Section 2: Personal and Professional Skills *5. Communication and Interpersonal Skills*6. Workplace Behavior*7. Management Techniques and Problem-Solving Skills for Health Unit Coordinating Section 3: The Patient's Electronis Record or Paper Chart *8. The Patient's Electronic Medical Record or Chart*9. HUC Role in Processing of Electronic, Pre-Printed, and Handwritten Doctors' Orders*10. Patient Activity, Patient Positioning, and Nursing Observation Orders*11. Nursing Intervention or Treatment Orders*12. Nutritional Care Orders*13. Medication Orders*14. Laboratory Orders*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. Discharge, Transfer, and Postmortem Procedures*21. Reports, Infection Control, Emergencies, and Special Services Section 5: Introduction to Anatomical Structures, Medical Terms, and Illnesses *22. Medical Terminology, Basic Human Structure, Diseases, and Disorders Appendixes * Appendix A: Abbreviations* Appendix B: Word Parts* Answers* Glossary
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