# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I Task 2006338415

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Position instruments and equipment.

Definition

Positioning instruments and equipment should include
  • ensuring setup of examination table
  • ensuring layout of necessary instruments
  • positioning of equipment (e.g., Mayo stand, examination light, stool, chairs, and computer screen).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the importance of proper instrument/equipment placement in maintaining efficiency and in maintaining patient confidentiality?
  • How can proper placement of equipment promote good ergonomics?

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