Documentation for Physician Assistants / Edition 1

Documentation for Physician Assistants / Edition 1

by Debra D. Sullivan, Lynnette J. Mattingly
     
 

Students in medical professions need to develop skills in documenting patient care. This unique, straightforward "how-to" text and reference, written specifically for physician assistants (PAs), will teach them how to write SOAP notes, document patient care in the office and hospital settings, and write prescriptions.

This book is basic enough for beginning

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Overview

Students in medical professions need to develop skills in documenting patient care. This unique, straightforward "how-to" text and reference, written specifically for physician assistants (PAs), will teach them how to write SOAP notes, document patient care in the office and hospital settings, and write prescriptions.

This book is basic enough for beginning students, yet useful enough for practicing professionals.

"GREAT! Specifically addresed PA concerns with appropriate information.
Enjoyed the 'Practice' format and especially the pearls." -- Peggy D. McMillen, MPAS, PAC, PA Studies, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803611412
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: SOAP Notes

1. Subjective

2. Objective

3. Assessment

4. Plan

Section 2: Office Charting

5. New Patients

6. The Office Visit

7. Pediatric Health Maintenance Visits

8. Adult Health Maintenance Visits

Section 3: Hospital Charting

9. Admitting a Patient to the Hospital

10. Documenting Daily Rounds and Other Events

11. Discharging a Patient

Section 4: Prescription Writing

12. Prescription Writing

Worksheets

Appendix A: Abbreviations

Appendix B: Worksheet Answer Key

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