Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants Package, Set of 10 DVDs

Saunders Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants Package

Set of 10 DVDs

By Saunders


DVD ONE: ASEPSIS, INFECTION CONTROL AND STERILIZATION

9 skills/13 videos ? Approx. running time: 65 minutes

Section 1: Asepsis

1.1.1 Personal Protective Equipment

1.1.2 Medical Aseptic Hand Wash

1.1.3 Applying Alcohol-Based Hand Rub

1.1.4 Applying and Removing Disposable Gloves

1.1.5 Disposal of Biohazard Waste

Section 2: Sanitization, Sterilization, Disinfection

1.2.1 Cleaning and Disinfecting Contaminated Surfaces

Variation: Large Spill

1.2.2 Sanitizing Contaminated Instruments

1.2.3 Wrapping Instruments

Procedure A: Wrapping an Instrument Using Blue Wrap

Procedure B: Wrapping a Pack Used for Minor Surgery

Variation: Wrapping Using a Plastic Sterilization Pouch

1.2.4 Sterilizing Instruments in the Autoclave

Variation: Manual Autoclave

DVD TWO: MEASURING VITAL SIGNS

10 skills/15 videos ? Approx. running time: 75 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

2.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Temperature

2.2.1.1 Measuring Oral Body Temperature

Variation: Rigid Plastic Probe

Variation: Mercury Free Glass Thermometer

2.2.2 Measuring Axillary Body Temperature

2.2.3 Measuring Rectal Body Temperature

2.2.4 Measuring Aural Body Temperature

Procedure: Child Patient

Variation: Adult Patient

Section 3: Pulse and Respirations

2.3.1 Measuring Pulse and Respiration

2.3.2 Measuring Apical Pulse

Procedure: Infant Patient

Variation: Adult Patient

2.3.3 Pulse Oximetry

Section 4: Blood Pressure

2.4.1 Measuring Blood Pressure: Palpation

2.4.2 Measuring Blood Pressure: Auscultation

Variation: With a Child Patient

DVD THREE: PREPARING PATIENTS FOR EXAMINATION

9 skills/11 videos ? Approx. running time: 60 minutes

Section 1: Maintaining and Preparing Exam Room

3.1.1 Cleaning Exam Room Between Patients

3.1.2 Daily Cleaning and Restocking of Exam Room

Section 2: Preparing to Work with Patients

3.2.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 3: Body Measurements

3.3.1 Measuring Height and Weight

Variation: Height of a Child Using a Wall Scale

3.3.2 Measuring Length and Weight of an Infant

Variation: Measuring Infant Length with Tape Measure

3.3.3 Measuring Head and Chest Circumference of an Infant

3.3.4 Calculating Growth Percentiles

Section 4: Patient History and Undressing for the Exam

3.4.1 Obtaining Patient History

Procedure: New Patient

Variation: Established Patient

3.4.2 Undressing for the Exam

Procedure: Physical Exam

Variation: Follow-up Exam

DVD FOUR: ASSISTING WITH PATIENT EXAMINATIONS

12 skills/15 videos ? Approx. running time: 75 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

4.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Assisting with Examinations

4.2.1 The Physical Examination

4.2.2 Positioning the Patient

Section 3: Assessing Vision

4.3.1 Assessing Distance Visual Acuity

Procedure: Snellen Chart

Variation: Big E Chart

Variation: Picture Chart

4.3.2 Assessing Color Vision: Ishihara Test

4.3.3 Assessing Near Vision: Jaeger Test

Section 4: Eye and Ear Instillation and Irrigation

4.4.1 Eye Instillation

Variation: Eye Ointment

4.4.2 Eye Irrigation

4.4.3 Ear Instillation

4.4.4 Ear Irrigation

Section 5: Assisting with Examination of the Female Reproductive System

4.5.1 Assisting with the Gynecologic Exam

Procedure: Liquid Prep Method

Variation: Slide Method

4.5.2.1 Teaching Breast Self-Examination

DVD FIVE: PHLEBOTOMY AND HEMATOLOGIC, BLOOD CHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOLOGIC TESTING

11 skills/16 videos ? Approx. running time: 80 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

5.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Phlebotomy

5.2.1 Venipuncture with a Vacuum Tube

Procedure: Venipuncture Needle

Variation: Possible Problems with Venipuncture

Variation: Winged Infusion

5.2.2 Performing a Venipuncture with Winged Infusion Set and Syringe

5.2.3 Preparing a Serum Specimen Using a Serum Separator Tube

Section 3: Capillary Puncture

5.3.1 Finger Stick

Procedure: Semi-Automatic Disposable Lancet Device

Variation: Semi-Automatic Holder and Lancet

5.3.2.1 Heel Stick for Newborn PKU Screening

Section 4: Hematologic Testing

5.4.1 Performing a Microhematocrit

5.4.2 Performing Hemoglobin Testing

5.4.3 Preparation of a Blood Smear

Section 5: Blood Chemistry and Immunologic Testing

5.5.1 Blood Glucose Measurement & Quality Control

5.5.2 Mononucleosis Test

DVD SIX: COLLECTING AND TESTING URINE AND MICROBIOLOGICAL SPECIMENS

12 skills/16 videos ? Approx. running time: 80 minutes

Section 1: Collecting and Transporting Urine Specimens

6.1.1 Instructing Patients to Collect Urine Specimens

Procedure: Clean-Catch Midstream Urine Specimen

Variation: Random Urine Specimen

Variation: First Morning Specimen

6.1.2 Instructing a Patient to Collect a 24-Hour Urine Specimen

6.1.3 Using a Pediatric Urine Collection Device

6.1.4 Preparing Urine Specimens for Transport

Section 2: Urinalysis

6.2.1 Assessing Urine for Color and Turbidity

6.2.2 Dipstick Urinalysis

Variation: Automated Clinitek Instrument

6.2.3 Preparation for Microscopic Examination of Urine

Variation: Kova Method

Section 3: Other Urine Tests

6.3.1 Urine Pregnancy Test

Section 4: Collecting Microbiology Specimens

6.4.1 Collecting a Specimen for Throat Culture

6.4.2 Collecting a Wound Specimen

6.4.3 Collecting a Sputum Specimen

Section 5: Performing Microbiology Testing

6.5.1.1 Performing a Rapid Strep Test

DVD SEVEN: ADMINISTERING MEDICATIONS

10 skills/13 videos ? Approx. running time: 65 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

7.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Oral and Topical Medications

7.2.1 Administering Oral or Topical Medication

Procedure: Tablets or Capsules

Variation: Oral Liquid Medications

Variation: Topical Ointment

Section 3: Parenteral Medications

7.3.1 Preparing an Injection from a Vial

Procedure: Multi-Dose Vial

Variation: Single-Dose Vial

7.3.2 Preparing an Injection from an Ampule

7.3.3 Reconstituting a Parenteral Drug

7.3.4 Choosing Site for an Intramuscular Injection

Procedure: Deltoid

Variation: Dorsogluteal

Variation: Ventrogluteal

Variation: Vastus Lateralis

7.3.5 Administering an Intramuscular Injection

7.3.6 Administering a Subcutaneous Injection

7.3.7 Administering an Intradermal Injection

7.3.8 Tuberculosis Testing

Procedure: Mantoux Test

Variation: Tine Test

DVD EIGHT: ASSISTING WITH DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

11 skills/13 videos ? Approx. running time: 65 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

8.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Preparing Patients for Diagnostic Tests

8.2.1 Patient Instructions for X-Ray Tests

Procedure: Mammogram

Variation: Barium Enema

Variation: Barium Swallow

Variation: CT Scan

8.2.2 Instructions for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Test

8.2.3 Instructions for a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy

Section 3: Diagnostic Testing

8.3.1 Patient Teaching: Collecting Fecal Specimens for Occult Blood Testing

8.3.2 Fecal Occult Blood Testing

8.3.3. Assisting with a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

8.3.4 Disinfection of a Flexible Sigmoidoscope

8.3.5 Performing an Electrocardiogram

8.3.6 Applying a Holter Monitor

8.3.7 Spirometry Testing

DVD NINE: ASSISTING WITH THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

9 skills/14 videos ? Approx. running time: 70 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

9.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Patient Treatments

9.2.1 Applying a Chemical Pack

Procedure: Cold Pack

Variation: Hot Pack

9.2.2 Patient Teaching: Applying a Hot Compress & a Heat Soak

Variation: Heat Soak

9.2.3 Patient Teaching: Applying a Cold Compress

Variation: Ice Bag

Section 3: Assisting with Casts and Ambulatory Devices

9.3.1 Assisting with Cast Application

9.3.2 Measuring for Axillary Crutches

9.3.3 Patient Teaching: Crutch Gaits

Procedure: Two Point and Four Point

Variation: Three Point

Variation: Swing To and Swing Through

9.3.4 Walkers and Canes

9.3.5 Wheelchair Transfers

DVD TEN: ASSISTING WITH MINOR OFFICE SURGERY

15 skills/18 videos ? Approx. running time: 90 minutes

Section 1: Preparing to Work with Patients

10.1.1 Preparing to Work with Patients

Variation: Working with a Young Child

Section 2: Surgical Asepsis

10.2.1 Performing Surgical Hand Scrub

10.2.2 Applying and Removing Sterile Gloves

10.2.3 Opening a Sterile Pack

Variation: Opening a Barrier Sterile Field

10.2.4 Adding an Item to a Sterile Field

Procedure: Peel Pack

Variation: Wrapped Item

10.2.5 Pouring a Sterile Solution

10.2.6 Covering a Sterile Field

Section 3: Minor Office Surgery

10.3.1 Preparing Sterile Supplies for the Physician

10.3.2 Skin Preparation for Minor Surgery

10.3.3 Assisting Physician to Draw Up Local Anesthetic

10.3.4 Post-Surgery Procedures

10.3.5 Removing Sutures

Variation: Removing Staples

Section 4: Dressings and Bandages

10.4.1 Changing a Sterile Dressing

10.4.2 Applying Adhesive Skin Closures

10.4.3 Bandaging with Gauze and Elastic Bandages

Variation: Using Tube Gauze