LaFleur Brooks' Health Unit Coordinating Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition

LaFleur Brooks' Health Unit Coordinating Pocket Guide

2nd 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


1. Understanding Health Unit Coordinating

2. Ensuring Effective Interpersonal Communication

3. Using Communication Devices

4. Management Techniques/ Maintaining the Patient?s Paper Chart and Electronic

Medical Record

5. Understanding Workplace Behavior, Ethics, and Legal Issues

6. Handling Infection Control, Emergencies, and Incident Reports

7. Managing/ Transcribing Doctors? Orders

8. Recognizing Types of Doctors? Orders

9. Admission, Preoperative, Postoperative, Discharge, and Transfer Procedures and

Orders

Appendices

A. Abbreviations

B. Word Parts

C. Medical/ Diagnostic/ Surgical Terms

D. Commonly Ordered Medications

E. A Comprehensive List of Laboratory Studies and Blood Components

F. The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) Standards of

Practice and Code of Ethics

G. Notes