La atención al paciente siempre ha sido considerada como un modelo complejo. En la actualidad, los profesionales médicos van desde profesionales con licencia profesional a médicos, terapeutas respiratorios, enfermeras, etc. En este curso, cubriremos todo lo que cualquier profesional de la salud que trabaje en pediatría o con pacientes pediátricos deberá saber ... ya sea en una Práctica privada o entorno hospitalario. Comenzaremos por explorar las enfermedades más comunes que se encuentran en los pacientes pediátricos. A continuación, analizaremos la comunicación con los pacientes pediátricos y las barreras que complican dicha comunicación. Por último, desglosaremos los factores de desarrollo relacionados con la edad desde el nacimiento hasta los dieciocho años.
Patient care has always been regarded as a complex model. Medical professionals nowadays range from vocational licensed professionals to medical doctors, respiratory therapists, nurses, etc. In this course, we are going to cover the things any healthcare professional working in Pediatrics or with Pediatric patients will need to know…whether it be in a private practice or hospital setting. We will start by exploring the most common diseases found in Pediatric patients. Next, we will discuss communicating with pediatric patients and the barriers that complicate such communication. Lastly, we will breakdown the age-related development factors from birth up to eighteen years.
An obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, is a medical physician who specializes in female health. Obstetrics is a branch of medicine that focuses on health before, during, and after pregnancy, whereas gynecology is related to the overall health of the reproductive system. OB-GYN professionals are experts in female anatomy, physiology, and common disorders associated with the female reproductive system, pregnancy, and the birthing process. Although their primarily role is to administer routine medical services and disease prevention, they also aspire to educate and promote female health among their clients. This is a rewarding career path that allows professionals to accompany and comfort women through some of the most important moments of their lives.
Conventional medical approaches are often complemented by therapies that are referred to as alternative medicine. Many forms of alternative medicines have found their way into the mainstream of the medical community and are used to treat disorders, relieve symptoms and improve quality of life, especially through pain management. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a government agency, continues (along with other reputable entities) to conduct scientific studies focusing on the safety and effectiveness of alternative therapies. Healthcare professionals should be aware of the various forms of complementary and alternative medicines and gather information from the patient about any alternative therapies being used.
Which types of skin disorders and dermatitis are most common? Which skin conditions are infectious? Which are cancerous? The answers to these questions are critical knowledge to the healthcare professionals in a dermatology setting. This course provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system and several common skin disorders that a healthcare professional may see in a dermatologist office. It is important for professionals to understand basic concepts in order to assist the dermatology specialist in this environment.
This course provides an overview of the professional's role in an emergency within the medical office or clinic. Even though the facility is a medical one, treat the situation as an emergency by calling EMS services via 911 or following the protocol for the specific medical emergency. This course discusses how to handle selected emergencies prior to EMS arrival.
This course provides an overview of special needs of senior individuals involved with the physical, social, psychological, nutritional, and economic aspects of aging. As a healthcare professional, it is important to be aware of the various changes associated with aging and to assist patients in meeting needs and maintaining a high quality and healthy lifestyle.
This course provides an overview of psychology and psychiatry, two medical specialties that focus on the treatment of mental health disorders. Additionally, practitioners in all medical specialty areas will interact with patients with mental health disorders. As with other medical specialties, professionals in psychology and psychiatry practices measure patient vitals, assist patients in completing medical information forms, schedule appointments, and obtain pre-certification. Professionals may also obtain specimens for testing in some cases. It is essential for medical staff working in mental health specialty areas to have a basic understanding of the related diseases and disorders and diagnostic procedures.
This course provides an overview of the nervous system anatomy and physiology as a foundation for working in the neurology office. Healthcare professionals must understand the fundamentals of the nervous system and the numerous associated diseases and disorders. Professionals working in this specialty area must know how to assist the physician and patient during common diagnostic procedures.
This course provides an overview of concepts related to oncology including common types of malignant neoplasms, routine cancer screening tests performed in the medical office, procedures for diagnosing cancer, and various treatments. It also explains hospice care for patients who are terminally ill. Healthcare professionals should be aware of concepts related to oncology and their role in the oncology office or hospice center.
This course provides an overview of the musculoskeletal system including its anatomy, physiology and related diseases and disorders. Professionals working in an orthopedic medical specialty office or a physical therapy facility must know the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system in order to appropriately assist the physician or physical therapist and provide excellent care to the patient.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency inside the United States Department of Labor. The agency was established to enforce safe and healthful working conditions for working professionals by creating and enforcing standards. Our OSHA Compliance Infection Control Training course teaches how to comply with scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control and to monitor compliance with OSHA's and the CDC's recommendations concerning disease transmission in healthcare settings.