This seminar is designed for attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and insurance claims professionals.
Effectively interpreting technical medical information requires a thorough understanding of medical terminology and practices. This course will assist professionals in handling medical-related claims. Up-to-date working knowledge of the active forces in health care and documentation will enhance your ability to effectively meet clients’ needs.
Topics to be discussed will include the following:
• Overview Of Medical Terminology
• Understanding The Nursing Process And How It Relates To Your
• Understanding Medical Terminology Of Government Acts
• Operating Room, Anesthesia And Surgery
• Use Of Internet In Research And Medical Terminology
9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
I. Overview Of Medical Terminology
A. Basic Word Structure
B. Trends In Information Management Systems
1. Consequences Of Miscommunications
1. Normal Values
2. Nursing Books
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. Understanding The Nursing Process And How It Relates To Your Case
A. Reasons To Use The Nursing Process In The Legal Arena
B. History Of The Nursing Practice
C. The Nursing Process
1. Failure To Use The Nursing Process
a. Potential To Cause Patient Injury
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
III. Understanding Medical Terminology Of Government Acts
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
IV. Operating Room, Anesthesia And Surgery
A. Medical Records Of The Operating Room
B. Anesthesia Terminology
C. Surgical Terminology
D. Operating Room Terminology
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Use Of Internet In Research And Medical Terminology
A. Office Networking
B. On-Line Resources
C. Helpful URLs
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Questions And Answers