Summary: This new 10th edition includes the most current content to meet national curriculum and accreditation standards and still has the depth and breadth expected of Kinn?s The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach. Its instructive features, such as chapter outlines and learning objectives, enhance both the learning and teaching experience. With its focus on personal qualities, skills, responsibilities, types of patient education, and legal and ethical issues, the t
ext remains the strongest foundation for learning the medical assisting profession.
Summary: This new 10th edition includes the most current content to meet national curriculum and accreditation standards and still has the depth and breadth expected of Kinn?s The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach. Its instructive features, such as chapter outlines and learning objectives, enhance both the learning and teaching experience. With its focus on personal qualities, skills, responsibilities, types of patient education, and legal and ethical issues, the text remains the strongest foundation for learning the medical assisting profession. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:10TH 07 Cover: Hardback Publisher:W.B. Saunders Co. Year Published: 2007 International: No
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1. Becoming a Successful Student 2. The Healthcare Industry
Unit I. Introduction to Medical Assisting
3. The Medical Assisting Profession 4. Professional Behavior in the Workplace 5. Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior 6. Medicine and Ethics 7. Medicine and Law
Unit II. Administrative Medical Assisting
8. Computers in the Medical Office 9. Telephone Techniques 10. Scheduling Appointments 11. Patient Reception and Processing 12. The Office Environment and Daily Operations- 13. Written Communications and Document Processing
Unit III. Health Information in the Medical Office
14. Documentation and Medical Records Management 15. Health Information Management 16. Privacy and Risk Management-
Unit IV. Billing and Coding Procedures
17. Basics of Diagnostic Coding 18. Basics of Procedure Coding 19. The Health Insurance Claim Form 20. Third-Party Reimbursement 21. Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting
Unit V. Financial and Practice Management
22. Banking Services and Procedures 23. Management of Practice Finances 24. Medical Practice Management and Human Resources 25. Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service
Unit VI. Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting
26. Infection Control 27. Patient Assessment 28. Patient Education 29. Nutrition & Health Promotion 30. Vital Signs 31. Assisting with the Primary Physical Examination
Unit VII. Assisting with Medications
32. Principles of Pharmacology 33. Pharmacology Math 34. Administering Medications (including IV Therapy)
Unit VIII. Assisting with Medical Specialties
35. Assisting with Medical Emergencies 36. Assisting in Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology 37. Assisting in Dermatology 38. Assisting in Gastroenterology 39. Assisting in Urology & Male Reproduction 40. Assisting in Obstetrics & Gynecology 41. Assisting in Pediatrics 42. Assisting in Orthopedic Medicine 43. Assisting in Neurology & Mental Health 44. Assisting in Endocrinology 45. Assisting in Pulmonary Medicine 46. Assisting in Cardiology 47. Geriatrics
Unit IX. Diagnostic Procedures
48. Principles of Electrocardiography 49. Assisting with Diagnostic Imaging 50. Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory 51. Assisting in the Analysis of Urine 52. Assisting in Phlebotomy 53. Assisting in the Analysis of Blood 54. Assisting in Microbiology
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