Patient Schedule - Figure 2.16

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Instructions: Complete a patient schedule for Dr. Solera using 15-minute increments between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Dr. Solera will be seeing patients at the hospital until 9:00 a.m. and the time between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. will be Dr. Solera's lunchtime. Enter the following appointments with this information in mind. Remember to leave room for emergency appointments and provide enough time for each type of appointment (one hour for a physical examination, 30 minutes for a school or sports physical, 30 minutes for a new patient, and 15 minutes for a specific complaint).

Jane Brooks—school physical
Lamar Smith—back pain
Ali Sims—complete physical exam
Jim Sykes—skin rash
Barb Engles—insect bite
Martel Brown—fever and flu symptoms
Gina Downs—pelvic pain
Robert Alquist—new patient
Josh Oines—remove stitches
Noah Collins—sports physical
Betty Franks—knee pain
Hannah Jacobs—sore throat
Kerry Long—blood pressure check
Marquis Linton—complete physical exam
Angie Olson—back pain
Quinton Zelman—new patient

Review the section on patient scheduling. Check your schedule and add any information you may have missed. What factor makes actual clinic scheduling more difficult than the schedule you created?

Angie Olson has called to cancel her appointment. Make the necessary notations in your schedule.