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Health Unit Coordinator : 21st Century Professional

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ISBN-10: 1401827055

ISBN-13: 9781401827052

Edition: 2005

Authors: Donna Kuhns, Patricia Rice, Linda Winslow

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The book thoroughly explains the health unit coordinating profession and its responsibilities from the stages of a learner to a job seeker to a new employee to a seasoned health care team member. The book can be used to learn the basics, to prepare for the national certification exam, as an on-the-job reference, and as a training resource for the health unit coordinator preceptor. The book addresses the health care environment and team members and the health unit coordinator?s role in that environment in effectively transcribing the physician?s orders and coordinating the non-clinical tasks.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Health Unit Coordinating
History of Health Unit Coordination
Profession of Health Unit Coordinating
Health Care Team
Patient Care Delivery Systems
Coordination of the Unit/Department
Your Department
Ancillary Departments
Support Departments
Administration
Supplies and Service Management
Healthy Environment/Safety
Management of Information
Confidentiality
Patient Rights/Responsibilities
Patient Care Record
Admissions, Transfers, Dismissals
Communications
Communication Skills
Communication Equipment
Orientation and Training Personnel
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking, Problem Identification and Resources, Prioritization, Decision Making, Multi-Tasking
Diversity
Medical Terminology
Introduction to Medical Terms
Body Structure
Abbreviations/Symbols
Order Transcription
The Process
Laboratory
Diagnostics
Nutrition Services
Nursing
Medication and Intravenous Therapy Orders
Therapy
Surgery, Pre and Post-operative
Support Services
Professional Development