Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437722369, 9781437718973

Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review

3rd Edition

Authors: Deborah Holmes Deborah Holmes
eBook ISBN: 9781437718973
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 16th November 2010
Page Count: 288

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Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest CAAHEP and ABHES standards, Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review, 3rd Edition helps you to prepare for and pass the CMA or RMA certification exam. Review core concepts and competencies at a glance and assess your understanding with a variety of realistic practice tests that simulate the exam experience and help you build test-taking confidence.

Key Features

    • Updated content reflects current CAAHEP and ABHES standards and details the latest developments in Emergency Preparedness, the Electronic Medical Record, and more.
    • New chapters reinforce your understanding of key concepts in Professionalism & Career Development and Nutrition.
    • Current information keeps you up to date on the top 50 drugs most commonly encountered in practice.
    • Information on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS provides a valuable introduction to the forthcoming billing and reimbursement code set.
    • Updated laboratory tests and normal values familiarize you with current practices in testing technology.
    • Additional illustrations clarify important concepts.

    Table of Contents

    Study Tips
    Pre-Test I (General)
    Pre-Test II (Administrative)
    Pre-Test III (Clinical) 

    I General
    1 Medical Terminology
    2 Anatomy, Physiology, Diseases and Disorders
    3 Psychology and Stages of Human Growth and Development
    4 Communication
    5 Law, Ethics and HIPAA
    6 Professionalism and Career Development NEW

    II Administrative
    7 Computer Concepts, Written Communications and Mail Processing
    8 Records Management
    9 Patient Reception
    10 Office Management
    11 Finances
    12 Coding
    13 Health Insurance

    III Clinical
    14 Infection Control and Asepsis
    15 Vital Signs and Anthropometric Measurement
    16 Patient Preparation
    17 Assisting with Patient Examinations
    18 Nutrition NEW
    19 Therapeutic Modalities
    20 Radiology
    21 Pharmacology, Medical Administration, and Intravenous (IV) Therapy
    22 Minor Surgery
    23 Clinical Lab
    24 First Aid and Office Emergencies

    Pre-Test I Answer Key
    Pre-Test II Answer Key
    Pre-Test III Answer Key
    Post-Test Answer Key


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    About the Author

    Deborah Holmes

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical Assistant Program Director, Vatterott College - Sunset Hills, St. Louis, MO

    Deborah Holmes

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical Assistant Program Director, Vatterott College - Sunset Hills, St. Louis, MO