Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781455701513, 9780323291798

Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant

2nd Edition

Clinical & Administrative Procedures

Authors: Kathy Bonewit-West Sue Hunt Edith Applegate
Paperback ISBN: 9781455701513
eBook ISBN: 9780323291798
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 10th October 2012
Page Count: 1328

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting

1. The Health Care System

2. The Professional Medical Assistant

3. Ethics and Law for the Medical Office

4. Interacting with Patients

SECTION 2: Anatomy and Physiology

5. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

6. Integumentary System

7. Skeletal System

8. Muscular System

9. Nervous System

10.The Senses

11. Endocrine System

12. Circulatory System

13. Respiratory System

14. Digestive System

15. Urinary System

16. Reproductive System

SECTION 3: Clinical Component

17. Medical Asepsis and the OSHA Standard

18. Sterilization and Disinfection

19. Vital Signs

20. The Physical Examination

21. Eye and Ear Assessment and Procedures

22. Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing

23. The Gynecologic Examination and Prenatal Care

24. The Pediatric Examination

25. Minor Office Surgery

26. Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy

27. Cardiopulmonary Procedures

28. Specialty Examinations and Procedures: Colon Procedures, Male Reproductive Health, and Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

29. Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory

30. Urinalysis

31. Phlebotomy

32. Hematology

33. Blood Chemistry and Immunology

35. Emergency Medical Procedures

SECTION 4: Administrative Component

36. The Medical Record

37. Patient Reception

38. Medical Office Computerization

39. Telephone Techniques

40. Scheduling Appointments

41. Medical Records Management

42. Written Communications

43. Mail

44. Managing Practice Finances

45. Medical Coding

46. Medical Insurance

47. Billing and Collections

48. Office Management and Eme


Description

Use this study tool to master the content from your Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 2nd Edition textbook! Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook by Kathy Bonewit-West, Sue Hunt, and Edith Applegate, this study guide helps you understand and apply the material with practical exercises, activities, flashcards, checklists, review questions, and more.

Key Features

  • Chapter assignment tables at the beginning of chapters guide you through textbook and study guide assignments, and make it easy to track your progress.
  • Laboratory assignment tables list the procedures in each chapter, including study guide page number references, and indicate the procedures shown on the DVDs.
  • A pretest and posttest in each chapter measure your understanding with 10 true/false questions.
  • Key term assessments include exercises to help in reviewing and mastering new vocabulary.
  • Evaluation of Learning questions let you assess your understanding, evaluate progress, and prepare for the certification examination.
  • Critical thinking activities let you apply your knowledge to real-life situations.
  • Practice for Competency sections offer extra practice on clinical skills presented in the book.
  • Evaluation of Competency checklists evaluate your performance versus stated objectives and updated CAAHEP performance standards.

Details

No. of pages:
1328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323291798
eBook ISBN:
9781455748631
eBook ISBN:
9780323265782
Paperback ISBN:
9781455701513

About the Authors

Kathy Bonewit-West Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Coordinator and Instructor, Medical Assistant Technology, Hocking College, Nelsonville, OH, Former member, Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants

Sue Hunt Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Professor and Coordinator, Medical Assisting Program, Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA

Edith Applegate Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Sciences and Mathematics, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, OH