Equipment, Tools and Supplies in the Healthcare Cluster By: Barbara Mackessy For
Blood pressure monitor • Vital signs monitor • ECG-stress • Spirometry • Thermoscan • Electronic Thermometer • Analyzers • Triage meters • MRI • CT • PET/CT • Ultrasound System • Heartstride • Q-stress • Holters • Cardioperfect workstation • EMG • Cardiac Camera • Mobile nuclear camera • Diagnostic spirometry system • Digital mammography system • C-arm • CT scanner • Bone Densitometer • x-ray tank • ECG monitor • EKG monitor • Electrocardiogram system Equipment and tools
Scrub equipment • Wash equipment • Respirator • Intermittent positive pressure breathing machines • Test gauges • Oxygen tanks • Pulmonary function machine • Oxygen administration sets • Computer • Labels • Log book • Typewriter • Printer • Files • Disposable caps • Wheel chairs • Splints • Oral thermometer • Rectal thermometer • Temporal artery thermometer • Electronic/digital thermometer • Beds • Tables • Bandages • Stretcher • Phones • Insurance forms • Injection needles • Scales • Braces • Artificial limbs • Dressings • Beds, bed linens • Hand tools • EKG machine • Holter monitors • Protective gloves • Protective aprons • Film badges • Acute care hospitals • Electrodes • Leads Equipment, Tools and Supplies
Stethoscope • Alcohol swaps • Digital pulse oximeter • Aneroid apparatus • Digital apparatus • Emesis basin • Bedpan • Disposable gloves • Mechanical lift • Gurney • Restraints • Soft protective devices • Urinal • Measuring cup • Basin • Tubing • Clamp • Urine container • Catheter • Wooden tongue depressor • Elastic hose • Gait belt • Crutches • Walkers • Reaching stick • Chair scale • Measuring tape • Balance scales • Tongue blade • Taylor percussion hammer • Ophthalmoscope • Otoscope • Shellen eye chart • Identification bands • Food trays • Electronic medical records • Charts • Goggles • Face shield • Gown • Mask • Resuscitation bags • Mouthpieces Equipment, Tools and Supplies
Lab coat • Microscope • Reagent strips • Bottles • Watch • Glass cylinders • Urinometer • Bandages • Defibrillator • CPR pump • X rays • Dental chair • Dental unit • Operational light • Mobile cart • View cart • Mouth mirror • Non locking cotton pliers • Sterile Equipment • Excavators • Root elevator • Surgical forceps • autoclaves • Catheters • Chart • Dressings • Electrocardiograph • Gait belt • Restraints • Swathe • Carvers • Scalers Equipment, Tools and Supplies
The patient is then escorted to where they need to go and all informational paperwork is done in private. Privacy Laws are very strict! – (Office, desk, chair, files, computer)
Electronic board that shows where each patient is at all times. It also is a way to advertise other departments in the hospital. The patient must share their ID number with their family in order for the family to keep up with them on the electronic board in the waiting room.
Easy Street Environment to teach the patients how to step up on curbs, open doors, cross the street, etc.
The car is inside the hospital to teach the patients how to get in and out of cars, to get from cars to wheelchairs, etc.
Other sections of the “Easy Street Environment.” For teaching patients how to walk, how to get around in a store, how to go through doors, going to church etc.
Electronic Medical Records – (computers, monitor, files, printer and general office supplies).
Surgical tray, surgical tools, lighting and proper clothing
Hooked up to the Aaron 950 and grounding pad so that patient will not get burned.
Surgical technicians must know every instrument and their uses.
Respiratory Therapy is a competitive program which takes only 18 students. Must pass the National RRT Exam and state licensure.
Staff must know how to operate all equipment in their area.
ICU area: all patients are inside rooms with glass walls and doors so that they can be viewed at all times. All patient information is kept in the computer and updated continuously.
Patient’s call button goes straight to the nurses’ cell phones. If the nurse is on the phone then the call goes to the nurses’ desk.
Patient information and medications are both scanned into the system before any medication is administered. Computer also reminds RN’swhat paperwork, charts and assessments need to be completed.
Must be at least 18 years old to work in the lab. Some hospitals have a volunteer program but the volunteers do not do hands-on collection. Must be at least 18 years old to work in the lab. Some hospitals have a volunteer program but the volunteers do not do hands on collection.
Beckman Coulter – counts CBC Beckman Coulter – counts CBC
Medical Lab Technician – collect, type and group blood, stain slides and sterilize equipment; 12 month certificate or Associate Degree. They must be able to load, unload, adjust, fix, change, and take apart things in the lab.
Beckman Coulter - runs CBC in seconds Beckman Coulter - runs CBC in seconds
Medical Technologists- test for bacteria, drugs and diseases; Bachelor’s Degree; Aerospray Slide Strainer – spins and stains samples Medical Technologists - test for bacteria, drugs and diseases; Bachelor’s Degree; AerospraySlide Strainer – spins and stains samples
Centrifuge – spins, separatesPhlebotomist must be very fast at sample collection. High turn over rate for phlebotomist. Centrifuge – spins, separates; Phlebotomist must be very fast at sample collection. High turn-over rate for phlebotomist.
Test tube tops informs workers of what preservation and chemical reaction that will take place in the test tube. Purple – CBC – contains self preservative to keep cells from clotting. Red top – no additives –will clot at normal rate. Test tube tops inform workers of what preservation and chemical reaction will take place in the test tube. Purple – CBC – contains self-preservative to keep cells from clotting. Red top – no additives –will clot at normal rate.
Safety, Safety, SafetyEye wash stations & showers at many locations in medical facilities. Safety, Safety, SafetyEye wash stations & showers at many locations in medical facilities.
Lab coat, gown and gloves are part of the safety precautions. Lab coat, gown and gloves are part of the safety precautions.
Doctor’s order request is put in the computer, the computer puts into the system then the computer prints a sticker that tells the lab technician what they are to test, run or do for that patient. Doctor’s order request is put in the computer, the computer puts into the system and prints a sticker that tells the lab technician what they are to test, run or do for that patient.
Computer system – Machines interface with computer system. Doctors and nurses can pull lab results anytime. Computer system – Machines interface with computer system. Doctors and nurses can pull lab results any time.
Coulter LH 750 Analyzer Coulter LH 750 Analyzer
Testing of tissue sample collected. Testing of tissue sample collected.
Radiologic Technician – Associate Degree - produces images to be read by a Radiologist. Radiologic Technician – Associate Degree – produces images to be read by a Radiologist.
Angiographic Catheters Angiographic Catheters
X-ray films – Radiology Tech must know type, size for particular use. X-ray films – Radiology Tech must know type, size for particular use.
MRI Machine MRI Machine
Gamma Camera – detects radiation from isotopes injected into the patient. Nuclear Medicine – done for bone scans
CT – Computerized Topography – CAT ScanLooks at everything in actual plane.
Biomedical Equipment Technician installs new equipment, adjusts and test, 1-3 year certificate or Associates Degree
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer helps diagnosis abdominal tumors, cysts, and other abnormalities – could be a certificate, Associate or Bachelor’s degree. Diagnostic Medical Sonographer helps diagnose abdominal tumors, cysts, and other abnormalities – could be a certificate, Associate or Bachelor’s degree.
Ultrasound machine Ultrasound machine
Pharmacy - computerized Pharmacy - computerized
Pharmacy is a support service, they must follow the doctor’s orders. Pharmacy is a support service, they must follow the doctor’s orders.
Pharmacy Technician works under pharmacist with on the job training from 6 months to 2 years. Pharmacy Technician works under pharmacist with on-the-job training from 6 months to 2 years.
All medications are labeled and bar coded in the hospitals for patient protection, safety and hospital inventory All medications are labeled and bar coded in the hospitals for patient protection, safety and hospital inventory
Pharmacist interact with physicians to verify correct drug and dosage. Pharmacists interact with physicians to verify correct drug and dosage.
Making up prep kits that patients take home to take before surgery. Making up prep kits that patients take home to take before surgery.