H02 Medical Assistant Office Management 2
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be at least two (2) double-spaced pages; refer to the \”Assignment Format\” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.
In Lessons 5 through 8, you learned about the medical assistant’s role in radiology, electrocardiography, pulmonary function, physical therapy, rehabilitation, pharmacology, and medication administration, as well as patient education, nutrition, and mental health. You also learned about professionalism and career opportunities for medical assistants. For this written assignment, the concepts learned from Lessons 5–8 will be applied. Please review the learning objectives for Lessons 5–8 prior to beginning work on this assignment.
Marge Riley, an overweight 50-year-old woman with a history of abdominal pain, has been scheduled for a lower GI series on Monday morning. She states she has board meetings every Monday morning at which breakfast is served and that she will come in for her x-rays after the meeting is over. Marge indicates that she does not understand why she needs these procedures.
Provide detailed answers for each of the following questions. Your response should be at least 150 words in length.
- What, if anything, would you tell the patient regarding her need for these procedures?
- How would you describe these procedures to the patient?
- What combination of teaching methods would you use to explain the procedures?
- You are still concerned, after explaining everything to Marge, that she will not follow the instructions. What do you do?