Study Guide for Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323597524

Study Guide for Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals

1st Edition

Administrative and Clinical Competencies with Anatomy & Physiology

Authors: Brigitte Niedzwiecki Julie Pepper P. Ann Weaver
Paperback ISBN: 9780323597524
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 17th September 2018
Page Count: 1136

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


Gain thorough and engaging practice with essential medical assisting job skills! Designed to accompany Kinn’s Medical Assisting Fundamentals: Administrative and Clinical Competencies with Anatomy & Physiology, this study guide offers a wide range of exercises to reinforce your understanding of administrative and clinical competencies, as well as foundational content such as anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and math calculations. With a combination of review questions, application activities, and competency checklists, it’s the essential practice and review you need to succeed in clinical practice!

Key Features

  • Procedure Checklists and Work Products provide documentation to confirm mastery of competencies for accrediting organizations and portfolio building.
  • Vocabulary review, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true/false questions test your content knowledge and understanding of critical concepts.
  • Skills & Concepts, Word Puzzles, Case Studies, Workplace Applications, and Internet Activities offer application and critical thinking exercises to enhance your learning experience.
  • Chapter review quizzes assess your comprehension and serve as an excellent review for classroom and certification exams.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology
1. Medical Terminology Basics
2. Anatomy and Pathology Basics
3. Musculoskeletal System
4. Integumentary System
5. Digestive System
6. Urinary System
7. Reproductive System
8. Blood
9. Lymphatic System and Immunity
10. Cardiovascular System
11. Respiratory System
12. Nervous System and Mental Health
13. Sensory System
14. Endocrine System
Unit 2: Professional Medical Assistant
15. Professionalism in Healthcare
16. Legal Basics
17. Healthcare Laws
18. Healthcare Ethics
Unit 3: Administrative Ambulatory Care
19. The Health Record
20. Telephone Techniques and Scheduling
21. Technology and Written Communication
22. Reception and Daily Operations
23. Health Insurance Basics
24. Diagnostic Coding Basics
25. Procedural Coding Basics
26. Billing and Reimbursement
27. Accounts, Collections, and Banking
Unit 4: Basic Clinical Procedures
28. Infection Control
29. Vital Signs
30. Physical Examination
31. Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology
32. Assisting in Pediatrics
33. Assisting in Geriatrics
34. Assisting in Minor Surgery
Unit 5: Advanced Clinical Procedures
35. Patient Coaching with Health Promotion
36. Patient Coaching with Nutrition
37. Pharmacology Basics
38. Administering Medication
39. Cardiopulmonary Procedures
40. Medical Emergencies
Unit 6: Medical Laboratory
41. Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory
42. Assisting in the Analysis of Urine
43. Assisting in Blood Collection
44. Assisting in the Analysis of Blood
45. Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology
Unit 7: Employment Seeking
46. Career Development


No. of pages:
© Elsevier 2019
Paperback ISBN:

About the Author

Brigitte Niedzwiecki

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Assistant Program Director & Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Julie Pepper

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

P. Ann Weaver

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin