Most employers require that a person have an Associates degree in a medical office management program from an accredited university to be considered for a position in the field. A person entering this field needs to learn many skills in order to be successful at their job. They need to have good communication skills, because they will be working with patients and other medical staff. They need computer skills, because they will have to schedule patient appointments, type letters, work with accounting software, and other medical software. They also need to know how to manage patient records, work with medical billing and coding, and how to manage the day-to-day workings of a medical office.
They will have experience in Tay Sachs disease and be able to provide knowledge and information of tests and protocols in managing this disease. They are vital to this team as they will have the ability to order and inform the parents of any upcoming tests that need to be done. Nursing Another vital member of the disciplinary team is the nurse. An ideal candidate would be a pediatric nurse who has had experience with patients with Tay Sachs Disease. This person will not only provide nursing skills, they will also be an educator.
Sonographers begin by explaining the procedure to the patient and recording any medical history that may be relevant to the condition being viewed. They then select appropriate equipment settings and direct the patient to move into positions that will provide the best view. To perform the exam, sonographers use a transducer, which transmits sound waves in a cone-shaped or rectangle-shaped beam. Although techniques vary by the area being examined, sonographers spread a special gel on the skin to aid the transmission of sound waves. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010) Viewing the screen during the scan, sonographers look for subtle visual cues that contrast healthy areas with unhealthy ones.
Sonographer Development Sonographers provide both physical and emotional care to their patients they are able to perform ultrasound studies and gather information under the direct or indirect supervision of the attending physician. Aside from taking direction from the physician, the profession is unique in its nature with its own theoretic basis. The modern sonographer is also very closely engaged with the patient providing both emotional and physical care. Their ability to use advanced equipment, and rely on their intellect as a guide to help them with effective creative ways to approach patients in a more intimate manner. Much more is required of the modern sonographer for she or he must not only have the scientific know-how but also to admirably work diligently as to cultivate tender care and concern for their patient.
Medical assistants must have knowledge of treatments, procedures, medications, diets, ect. to be able to understand and interpret them to the patient. The physicians tend to explain things in medical terms and many patients do not understand everything the doctor is explaining. My targeted locations are Redding, CA, Lewiston ID, And possibly Montana. In Redding there are two places I’d love to be hired at.
MRI technologist or technicians use Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to obtain images requested by a physician or a doctor to help in patient diagnoses. These images that have been produced have made major impacts in diagnosing diseases. It has helped diagnose cancer and many other fatal diseases. Also those images have helped to keep close attention to pregnancy process and as well as diagnosing any early diseases and body dysfunctions in body organs such as the brain for tumors or so on. MRI technologists or technicians prepare and operate MRI equipments and have to be good in positioning patients correctly and effectively enough to get the best diagnostic images.
A Physician Assistant (PA) is a skilled healthcare provider who is academically and clinically prepared to practice medical skill sunder the supervision of a licensed physician. (Viewbook). Becoming a physician assistant is one of my dreams I hope will come true in the future. A physician assistant has many duties that are often a handful. Physician assistants take medical histories, perform physical examinations, order laboratory tests and imaging studies, assist in surgery, apply casts and bandages, make diagnoses, direct treatments, prescribe medications, treat minor injuries, provide pre- and postoperative care, and provide patient education and counseling.
I would have to interact with a Medical Assistant when I need the patient’s tests results recorded, I would have to interact with a Medical Transcriptionist when the patient’s records need to be corrected and updated, and I would interact with a Medical Records and Health Information Technician the patient’s records need to be protected. A way that I can better prepare to interact with other health science professionals would be to work on my professionalism. To do this I will have to become come an active listener and learner and I will have to sharpen my writing and speaking skill. By paying attention in my classes, studying and setting and achieving educational goal for myself I can achieve these minor tasks that will play a major role in my profession. To be successful in my chosen professional and interacting with individuals in other professional; these are just some methods that I can use to achieve success.
The results that are achieved are depending on the design elements that will support the success with rooms designed and dedicated to the patient and his or her family. Clinics are now designing patient environments to accommodate the critically ill or disabled patients; this student will attempt to incorporate specialized design into the clinic if the floor plan allows (Pub med, 2006). Health care services are challenging because of the nature of the patient flow. At each stage of the process the patient will experience waiting time; this is a problematic area of the health care operations. This must be managed carefully in both the waiting times and also the patient’s perception of waiting, this student will provide optimal solutions to this in facility planning part two (Healthcare Services Operations,
She analyzes patients’ medical history, performs physical assessments, and educates about the implication of radiation, symptom and management of the disease and its consequences. Mrs. White is a member of a radiation oncology team at Boston Medical Center. Her role is to educate and support patients and their families through all aspects of their care (Shea et al, 2010). Mrs. White works in connection with the oncology resources at the local clinic and with a local community for nutritional care, home care, and support resources. According to her the medical diagnosis is hard to change most of the time, but it is very important to impact the patient and family physically, psychologically, socially, and spiritually.