Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual Package

An Applied Learning Approach

Get more practice with the essential medical assisting job skills! Designed to support Kinn’s The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 12th Edition by Deborah Proctor and Alexandra Adams, this study guide and procedure checklist manual provide a complete review of content and offer a wide range of exercises to reinforce your understanding of the common administrative and clinical skills - including CAAHEP and ABHES competencies.

Paperback, 1200 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-5957-6


  • Introduction

    1. Becoming a Successful Student
    2. The Healthcare Industry
    3. Unit One: Introduction to Medical Assisting

    4. The Medical Assisting Profession
    5. Professional Behavior in the Workplace
    6. Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior
    7. Medicine and Ethics
    8. Medicine and Law
    9. Unit Two: Administrative Medical Assisting

    10. Computer Concepts
    11. Telephone Techniques
    12. Scheduling Appointments
    13. Patient Reception and Processing
    14. Office Environment and Daily Operations
    15. Written Communications and Mail Processing
    16. Unit Three: Health Information in the Medical Office

    17. The Paper Medical Record
    18. The Electronic Medical Record
    19. Health Information Management
    20. Privacy in the Physician’s Office
    21. Unit Four: Billing and Coding Procedures

    22. Basics of Diagnostic Coding
    23. Basics of Procedure Coding
    24. Basics of Health Insurance
    25. The Health Insurance Claim Form
    26. Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting
    27. Unit Five: Financial and Practice Management

    28. Banking Services and Procedures
    29. Management of Practice Finances
    30. Medical Practice Management and Human Resources

        26.   Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service

        Unit Six: Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting

         27.  Infection Control

         28.  Patient Assessment

           29.  Patient Education

             30.  Nutrition and Health Promotion

               31.  Vital Signs

                 32.  Assisting with the Primary Physical Examination

                Unit Seven: Assisting with Medications

                 33.  Principles of Pharmacology

                   34.   Pharmacology Math

                     35.   Administering Medications

                    Unit Eight: Assisting with Medical Specialties

                     36.  Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies

                       37.  Assisting in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

                         38.  Assisting in Dermatology

                           39.  Assisting in Gastroenterology

                             40.  Assisting in Urology and Male Reproduction

                               41.  Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology

                                 42.  Assisting in Pediatrics

                                   43.  Assisting in Orthopedic Medicine

                                     44.  Assisting in Neurology and Mental Health

                                       45.  Assisting in Endocrinology

                                         46.  Assisting in Pulmonary Medicine

                                           47.  Assisting in Cardiology

                                             48.  Assisting in Geriatrics

                                            Unit Nine: Diagnostic Procedures

                                             49.  Principles of Electrocardiography

                                               50.  Assisting with Diagnostic Imaging

                                                 51.  Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory

                                                   52.  Assisting in the Analysis of Urine

                                                     53.  Assisting in Phlebotomy

                                                       54.  Assisting in the Analysis of Blood

                                                         55.  Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology

                                                        Unit Ten: Assisting with Surgeries

                                                         56.  Surgical Supplies and Instruments

                                                           57.  Surgical Asepsis and Assisting with Surgical Procedures

                                                          Unit Eleven: Career Development

                                                             58.  Career Development and Life Skills


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