Medical Assisting Online for Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting (User Guide and Access Code) - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416060185

Medical Assisting Online for Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting (User Guide and Access Code)

2nd Edition

Authors: Diane Klieger
eBook ISBN: 9781416060185
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 18th October 2010
Page Count: 8

Table of Contents

Module 1.1: Successful Learning
Module 2.1: Becoming a Professional
Module 3.1: Diversity in Health Care Delivery
Module 4.1: Law and Liability
Module 4.2: Licensure and Government Regulations
Module 4.3: Ethics in Healthcare
Module 6.1: Understanding Patient Behavior
Module 7.1: Effective Communication
Module 8.1: Communicating with Patients
Module 9.1: Nutrition and Wellness
Module 10.1: Understanding Medical Terminology
Module 11.1: Basic Anatomy and Physiology
Module 12.1: The Cardiovascular System
Module 13.1: The Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
Module 14.1: The Respiratory System
Module 15.1: The Digestive System
Module 16.1: The Nervous System
Module 17.1: The Sensory System
Module 18.1: The Skeletal System
Module 19.1: The Muscular System
Module 20.1: The Urinary System
Module 21.1: The Reproductive System
Module 22.1: The Endocrine System
Module 23.1: The Integumentary System
Module 24.1: The Medical Office
Module 25.1: Computers in the Medical Office
Module 26.1: Greeting Patients and Managing the Telephone
Module 26.2: Scheduling Appointments
Module 26.3: Scheduling Ancillary Appointments
Module 26.4: Handling Mail
Module 27.1: Medical Records Systems
Module 27.2: Contents of Medical Records
Module 27.3: Filing Medical Records
Module 28.1: Bookkeeping
Module 28.2: Banking Procedures
Module 28.3: Perform Billing and Collection Procedures
Module 28.4: Fee Adjustments
Module 29.1: Medical Coding
Module 30.1: Medical Insurance
Module 30.2: Insurance Claims
Module 31.1: Infection Control
Module 31.2: Medical and Surgical Asepsis
Module 31.3: The Autoclave
Module 32.1: Preparing the Examination Room
Module 33.1: Body Measurements and Vital Signs
Module 34.1: Obtaining the Medical History
Module 35.1: Assisting with the Physical Examination
Module 36.1: Electrocardiography
Module 37.1: Radiography and Diagnostic


Medical Assisting Online is an engaging, fully integrated online course that supplements the coverage in Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting, 2nd Edition with interactive exercises to prepare you for professional success in medical assisting. Ideal for distance learning or an enhanced classroom experience, this new edition is competency-based and more interactive than ever, giving you practice performing the clinical and administrative tasks you'll encounter on the job, such as checking in patients, filing insurance claims, taking vital signs, administering medications, and more.

Key Features

  • Easy-to-use learning modules correspond directly to textbook content to strengthen your understanding.
  • Self-comprehension questions and interactive exercises interspersed throughout allow you to check your comprehension and learn from feedback.
  • Engaging Training Activities cover key curriculum competencies, guiding you step-by-step through important skills and encouraging you to try them on your own.
  • Video clips demonstrate the most commonly performed clinical procedures and techniques in vivid detail.
  • Pop-up boxes provide further explanations, forms, or oversized figures, enabling you to "dig deeper" and see the tools and paperwork actually used on the job.
  • Automatically scored quizzes and exams help you evaluate your comprehension and check your grade at any time throughout the course.
  • A glossary of definitions with audio pronunciations is linked on each screen to help you learn the correct definitions in context.


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About the Authors

Diane Klieger Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired Program Director, Medical Assisting; Adjunct Medical Assisting Instructor, Pinellas Technical Education Centers, St. Petersburg, FL, USA