The Complete Medical Scribe - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card
Expand your students’ career opportunities with this concise, all-in-one guide to success as a Medical Scribe! The Complete Medical Scribe: A Guide to Accurate Documentation, 3rd Edition provides the information needed to document patient health records accurately, thoroughly, and efficiently. Coverage includes activities such as creating a note, recording a patient history and review of systems, documenting diagnostic tests and therapeutic procedures, and noting follow-ups for labs or imaging. A strong foundational knowledge of anatomy and body systems is emphasized. Designed to fill the need for standardized medical scribe training, this comprehensive guide prepares students to become essential members of the healthcare team in a variety of settings.
- Comprehensive coverage includes everything you need to know to work as a medical scribe, including medical law and ethics, safety and infection control, health record documentation, billing and reimbursement requirements, medical terminology basics, and detailed body system coverage.
- Clinical scenarios represent common situations and promote real-world application of the scribe’s function.
- Case studies with questions test your comprehension and let you apply your knowledge to the clinical setting.
- Review questions and exercises within chapters and online provide opportunities for self-quizzing to identify areas of strength and areas of focus.
- Nearly 200 colorful medical illustrations and photos depict subjects such as anatomy and physiology as well as online charting within the electronic health record (EHR).
- Detailed instructional videos online simulate medical practice, using real doctor-patient encounters that progress logically through each part of the EHR.
- Notes boxes emphasize practice dos and don’ts along with on-the-job realities.
- Role of the Medical Scribe
- Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Organization
- Overview of the Scribe Note
- Anatomy of a Provider Note
- Synthesis of a Patient History
- Additional Functions of the Medical Scribe
- Medical Terminology and Abbreviations
- The Physical Exam
- Integumentary System
- Musculoskeletal System
- HEENT (Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat)
- Nervous System
- Cardiovascular System
- Respiratory System
- Gastrointestinal System
- Genitourinary System
- Hematologic, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
- Endocrine System
- Chief Complaints
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