ISBN: 9780323341592
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Saunders
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Study Guide for Kinn's The Administrative Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Alexandra Patricia Adams, BBA, RMA, CMA (AAMA), MA
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323341592
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.95
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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.

    • 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.
    • UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job.
    • UPDATED content reflects revisions to the Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant, 8th Edition textbook.
    • Expanded coverage of emergency preparedness helps you meet specific CAAHEP and ABHES requirements.
  • 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 Emergencies
    34. Unit Seven: Career Development

    35. Career Development and Life Skills

    Procedure Checklists

    English-Spanish Terms

  • Alexandra Patricia Adams, BBA, RMA, CMA (AAMA), MA, 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
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