Skills Practice Manual for LaFleur Brooks' Health Unit Coordinating, 6th Edition

Skills Practice Manual for LaFleur Brooks' Health Unit Coordinating

6th Edition

By Elaine A. Gillingham, AAS, BA, CHUC, Program Director (Retired), Health Unit Coordinator Program, GateWay Community College, Phoenix, AZ; and Monica Wadsworth Seibel, BS, MEd, CHUC, Program Director, Health Unit Coordinator Program, GateWay Community College, Phoenix, AZ


Section 1. Orientation to Hospitals, Medical Centers, and Health Care

4. Communication Devices and Their Uses

Section 2. Personal and Professional Skills

7. Management Techniques and Problem-Solving Skills for Health Unit Coordinating

Section 3. The Patient?s Chart or Electronic Record and Transcription and Monitoring of Doctors? Orders

8. The Patient?s Chart or Electronic Medical Record

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 and Recording Telephoned Laboratory Results

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

21. Recording Vital Signs, Ordering Supplies, Daily Diagnostic Tests, and Filing

Appendices

A. Physicians? Order Sheets

B. Generic Hospital Forms and Examples of Computer Screens that May Be Used as Ordering Requisitions When Computers Are Not Available

C. The Clinical Evaluation Record