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Health Careers : Medical Assisting-Clinical Competencies : Chapter 12 Minor Office Surgery and Endoscopic Examinations : Outline

Chapter 12 Assisting with Minor Office Surgery and Endoscopic Examinations

The Importance of Medical and Surgical Asepsis in Minor Office Surgery
Surgical Asepsis Principles
Complications
Types of Surgery Performed in the Medical Office
Laser Procedures
Cryosurgery
Electrocautery
Preparing to Assist with Minor Office Surgery
Room Preparation
Supplies
Sutures
Needles
Adhesive Wound Closure Material
Surgical Instruments
Sterile Field
Surgical Hand-Scrubbing
Procedure 12.1 Hand Scrubbing for Surgical Asepsis
Sterile Gloves
Procedure 12.2 Putting on Sterile Disposable Gloves
Gowning
Procedure 12.3 Putting on a Sterile Gown
Procedure 12.4 Gloving with a Sterile Gown
Preparing the Patient for Minor Office Surgery
Assessing the Patient's Preoperative Status
Supporting the Patient's Preoperative Instructions
Obtaining the Patient's Consent
Prepping the Patient
Procedure 12.5 Preparing the Patient's Skin for Surgery
Assisting during Surgery
Serving as Circulator
Serving as Sterile Scrub Assistant
Transferring Objects while Maintaining Sterility
Procedure 12.6 Opening a Sterile Package
Procedure 12.7 Using a Transfer Forceps
Procedure 12.8 Pouring a Sterile Solution
Procedure 12.9 Delivering Local Anesthetic to the Sterile Field
Procedure 12.10 Transferring a Specimen
Assisting with Suturing
Postoperative Responsibilities
Bandaging
Materials
Precautions
Basic Turns
Procedure 12.11 Applying an Elastic (Ace) Bandage
Procedure 12.12 Applying a Kling Bandage
Procedure 12.13 Applying a Tubegauz Bandage
Documenting the Surgery
Cleaning Up the Surgery Room
Monitoring and Promoting Healing
Removing Sutures
Procedure 12.14 Removing Sutures
Changing Surgical Dressings
Procedure 12.15 Changing a Surgical Dressing
Endoscopic Examination in the Medical Office
Bronchoscopy
Procedure 12.16 Assisting with a Sigmoidoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy



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