Study Guide for Kinn's The Administrative Medical Assistant - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9781455753673, 9780323341592

Study Guide for Kinn's The Administrative Medical Assistant

8th Edition

An Applied Learning Approach

Authors: Alexandra Adams
Paperback ISBN: 9781455753673
eBook ISBN: 9780323341592
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th August 2013
Page Count: 560

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. Becoming a Successful Student
  2. The Healthcare Industry
  3. Unit One: Introduction to Medical Assisting

  4. The Medical Assisting Profession
  5. Professional Behavior in the Workplace
  6. Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior
  7. Medicine and Ethics
  8. Medicine and Law
  9. Unit Two: Administrative Medical Assisting

  10. Computer Concepts
  11. Telephone Techniques
  12. Scheduling Appointments
  13. Patient Reception and Processing
  14. Office Environment and Daily Operations
  15. Written Communications and Mail Processing
  16. Unit Three: Health Information in the Medical Office

  17. The Paper Medical Record
  18. The Electronic Medical Record
  19. Health Information Management
  20. Privacy in the Physician’s Office
  21. Unit Four: Billing and Coding Procedures

  22. Basics of Diagnostic Coding
  23. Basics of Procedure Coding
  24. Basics of Health Insurance
  25. The Health Insurance Claim Form
  26. Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting
  27. Unit Five: Financial and Practice Management

  28. Banking Services and Procedures
  29. Management of Practice Finances
  30. Medical Practice Management and Human Resources
  31. Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service
  32. Unit Six: Assisting with Medical Specialties

  33. Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergenci

Description

Get more practice with medical assisting competencies and test your critical thinking skills! Designed to reinforce your understanding of Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 8th Edition by Alexandra P. Adams, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of exercises to help you master CAAHEP and ABHES competencies and prepare for your career in medical assisting.

Key Features

  • A variety of exercises test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, including vocabulary review, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions.
  • The most current content and competencies associated with CAAHEP and ABHES are included, such as emergency preparedness, patient education, and documentation.
  • Procedure checklists allow you to tear out each sheet and submit to your instructor for evaluation.
  • Additional exercises enhance learning with skills and concepts, word puzzles, case studies, workplace applications, and Internet activities.
  • Work documentation proves to your instructor and to accrediting organizations that you have completed each competency.

Details

No. of pages:
560
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323341592
eBook ISBN:
9780323266994
Paperback ISBN:
9781455753673

About the Authors

Alexandra Adams Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Instructor, Everest College, Arlington Midcities Campus, Arlington, TX; Professional Writer, Grand Prairie, TX; Formerly, Director of Admissions, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX; Formerly, Program Director, Medical Assisting/HIM Programs, Ultrasound Diagnostic School, Irving, TX