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
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.