Health Unit Coordinator: A Guide for Certification Review and Job Readiness 1st Edition
Donna J. Kuhns | Patricia Noonan Rice | Linda L. Winslow
ISBN-13: 9781418052454 | ISBN-10: 1418052450
© 2008 | Published |  160  Pages

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The role of the 21st century health unit coordinator is one that requires constant education and awareness of the changes in technology and health care. Whether you are an experienced health unit coordinator or just entering the field, this review and practice resource will help you prepare for the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators certification exam. Exercises and activities such as tear-out worksheets and crossword puzzles provide a variety of ways to review and reinforce content. This resource is also a unique tool for job preparation.

  • Section I Transcription of Orders
    Chapter 1 Processing
    Chapter 2 Notification
    Chapter 3 Requests
    Section II Coordination of Health Unit
    Chapter 4 Admissions
    Chapter 5 Patient Results Processing
    Chapter 6 Discharges/Transfers
    Chapter 7 Unit Responsibilities/Clerical
    Chapter 8 Reports and Record Keeping
    Chapter 9 Personnel Management
    Chapter 10 Safety and Security
    Chapter 11 Confidentiality and Patient Rights
    Section III Equipment/Technical Procedures
    Chapter 12 Communication.
    Chapter 13 Computers
    Chapter 14 Monitoring Systems
    Chapter 15 Miscellaneous Equipment
    Section IV Professional Development
    Chapter 16 Training
    Chapter 17 Individual Development

    • Follows the NAHUC certification exam content outline
    • Put knowledge into practice through the Critical Thinking Scenarios and associated questions
    • A 50-item Review Question Set with multiple choice questions in the same format as found on the certification exam
    • Rationales for correct answers are included with page references to the core text for additional review
    • Test taking tips help you prepare for the actual examination
    For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

    • Donna J. Kuhns, CHUC, Health Unit Coordinator Instructor, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee Wisconsin

      Patricia Noonan Rice, BA, CHUC, Former Health Unit Coordinator Program & Staff Development Instructor, Rockford Health Systems, Former Adjunct Faculty, Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois

      Linda L. Winslow, BS, CHUC, Staff Development Coordinator, Marquette General Health System, Marquette, Michigan