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

2nd Edition


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.

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


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About the author

Diane Klieger

Affiliations and Expertise

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