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Medical Assisting : Administrative and Clinical Competencies - With 2 CD's and Workbook

Medical Assisting : Administrative and Clinical Competencies - With 2 CD's and Workbook - 5th edition

Medical Assisting : Administrative and Clinical Competencies - With 2 CD's and Workbook - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781401856922

ISBN10: 1401856926

Medical Assisting : Administrative and Clinical Competencies - With 2 CD
Edition: 5TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published:
International: No
Medical Assisting : Administrative and Clinical Competencies - With 2 CD

ISBN13: 9781401856922

ISBN10: 1401856926

Edition: 5TH 03

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Summary

The administrative, clinical, and general areas necessary for entry-level employment as identified by the medical assistant role delineation study issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants. Pathophysiology coverage is expanded to include additional diagnostic descriptions and information on medications commonly used to treat conditions. A new unit on related therapies presents information on complimentary and alternative treatments.

Benefits:

  • Icons in each unit direct you to the administrative and clinical skills CD-ROMs in the back of the book for practice activities to help you better understand concepts.
  • Registered Medical Assistant -RMA (AMT) certification competencies included in an appendix for reference
  • Critical thinking questions linked to the medical-legal-ethical scenarios help you focus on delineation competencies.
  • Realistic charting examples at the end of procedures encourage correct documentation of a patient's chart.
  • Tips in each unit highlight chapter content related to a CAAHEP standard
  • Web Links give you practice using the Internet to locate chapter-related information.
  • Realistic charting examples at the end of procedures encourage correct documentation of a patient's chart.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I: Medical Health Care Roles and Responsibilies.

Chapter 1: Health Care Providers.
Chapter 2: The Medical Assistant.
Chapter 3: Medical Ethics and Liability.
Chapter 4: Interpersonal Communications.
Chapter 5: The Office Environment.

Section II: The Administrative Assistant.

Chapter 6: Oral and Written Communication.
Chapter 7: Records Management.
Chapter 8: Collecting Fees.
Chapter 9: Health Care Coverage.
Chapter 10: Medical Office Management.

Section III: Structure and Function of the Body.

Chapter 11: Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body.

Section IV: The Clinical Medical Assistant.

Chapter 12: Preparing for Clinical Duties.
Chapter 13: Beginning the Patient's Record.
Chapter 14: Preparing Patients for Examinations.
Chapter 15: Specimen Collection and Laboratory Procedures.
Chapter 16: Diagnostic Tests, X-Rays, and Procedures.
Chapter 17: Minor Surgical Procedures.
Chapter 18: Assisting with Medications.
Chapter 19: Emergencies, Acute Illness, and Accidents.

Section V: Behaviors and Health.

Chapter 20: Behaviors Influencing Health.

Section VI: Employability Skills.

Chapter 21: Achieving Satisfaction in Employment.

Other Editions of Medical Assisting : Administrative and Clinical Competencies - With 2 CD's and Workbook

Medical Assisting, Administrative and Clinical Competencies -With CD by Lucille Keir, Barbara A. Wise, Connie Krebs and Cathy Kelley-Arney - ISBN 9781418032661