Medical Assisting PDQ - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416061069, 9781416064862

Medical Assisting PDQ

1st Edition

Authors: Tracie Fuqua Jon Zonderman
eBook ISBN: 9781416064862
eBook ISBN: 9781455757718
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 25th November 2008
Page Count: 226

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Have quick and accessible reference to all of the essential information for administrative and clinical medical assisting! This pocket-sized guide helps you recall and apply key information rapidly when you need it. Tabbed sections highlight everything from basic office and clinical procedures to specimen collection, emergency care, and HIPAA.

Key Features

  • Lists, acronyms, bullets, boxes, tables and figures make learning straightforward and easy to understand.
  • Step-by-step procedure boxes reinforce proper techniques for 25 common procedures following CAAHEP and ABHES competencies.
  • Full-color illustrations display common x-ray positions, capillary puncture sites, injection sites and patient exam positions.
  • Spiral binding allows the book to lay open to the needed page.

Table of Contents

  1. Administrative Procedures

    2. Fundamental Principles

    3. Diagnostic Orders

    4. Patient Care

    5. Professionalism

    6. Communication

    7. Legal Concepts

    8. Patient Instruction

    9. Operational Functions

    10. Preparing for the Externship or New Job

    11. Common Words and Phrases in Spanish

    12. Mathematical Conversions


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About the Author

Tracie Fuqua

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Medical Assisting Program, Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, AL

Jon Zonderman

Affiliations and Expertise

Contributing Writer, Orange, CT