Health Care Procedures. Firstly, unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Secondly, your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.
In Lessons 1 through 4, you learned foundational information on the profession of medical assisting. You learned about the required characteristics of a medical assistant, the history of the profession, ethic and legal obligations of the medical assistant, patient communication, and telephone techniques. For this written assignment, the concepts learned from Lessons 1-4 will be applie-d. Please review the learning objectives for Lessons 1-4 prior to beginning work on this assignment.
Kayla Christianson, CMA, has been employe-d six years by the cardiology practice of three physicians. She is a graduate of a CAAHEP-accredited school. Furthermore, Kayla received extensive hands-on training performing ECGs while doing her required externship.
Kayla has completed an ECG ordered by Dr. Hsu for Mrs. Warner, a 76-year-old patient. Dr. Hsu, Kayla’s boss, has telephoned her explaining that he was behind schedule doing rounds at the hospital. Also he asked her to do him a favor and interpret Mrs. Warner’s ECG, sign his name, and fax the report to Mrs. Warner’s referring internist who is expecting the results.
Provide detailed answers for each of the following questions. Your response should be two (2) pages in length.Given the scope of Kayla’s education, training, and years of experience as a CMA, would this favor fall within the AAMA guidelines of her responsibilities? Would any portion of Dr. Hsu’s request fall within the guidelines? If so, which portion(s)? Is an exception to these guidelines ever allowed? How should Kayla respond to Dr. Hsu?