1.Patients appreciate being called by name and remembered from visit to visit. Discuss the differences in offices in which the patient is called by name and one in which the receptionist barely acknowledges arrivals of patients. Personally, what makes you feel comfortable in a physician’s office?
2.Discuss side effects, contraindications, and interactions common to each category of anti-infective. Why are these especially significant for HIV and AIDS patients?
3.Compare and contrast the purpose and action of nonopiod, opioid, and adjutant analgesics, sedatives, and hypnotics.
4.What role does the medical assistant have in patient education to ensure the healthcare plan is being followed? Do you think this role is important? Discuss the importance for a medical assistant to understand the learning level of the patient who is being taught.