Summary: Learn the concepts, procedures, and skills you need to succeed as a medical assistant! Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants provides clear, step-by-step instructions for common office procedures such as taking vital signs, collecting and processing lab specimens, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting with office surgeries. Written by expert educator Kathy Bonewit-West, this edition covers the latest competencies and topics related to today's medical assisting pract ...show moreice, including HIPAA, the Electronic Health Record, and caring for special populations. It also includes four DVDs with video demonstrating more than 90 clinical skills described in the book. More than 90 procedures are presented in a clear, step-by-step format along with underlying principles and illustrations, with procedure videos included on the companion DVDs. Chapter outlines and learning objectives prepare you for the skills and concepts you will be learning. What Would You Do? What Would You Not Do? case studies challenge you to apply your knowledge to realistic medical office situations -- and a practitioner's response is included for comparison. Putting It All Into Practice and Memories from Externship boxes feature real medical assistants sharing personal, on-the-job experiences. Patient Teaching boxes prepare you for effective communication, with detailed instructions on how to answer questions and how to explain medical concepts and procedures. Charting examples help you understand the process for charting your own procedures. Certification Review sections summarize points that are essential to know for the certification examination. Highlight boxes emphasize important topics that influence the world of medical assistant. Key Terms and Terminology Review help you master medical assisting terminology. Medical Practice and the Law highlights important legal and ethical issues. Apply Your Knowledge helps you assess your comprehension. On ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 8TH 12
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