cover image - Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,13th Edition
ISBN: 9780323444163
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $110.00

Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 13th Edition

by Deborah B. Proctor, EdD, RN, CMA, Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA, Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA), Payel Madero, RHIT, MBA, Marti Garrels, MSA, MT(ASCP), CMA (AAMA) and Helen Mills
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cover image - Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,13th Edition
ISBN: 9780323444163
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $110.00
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Comprehensive Medical Assisting begins with Kinn! Elsevier’s 60th Anniversary edition of Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 13th Edition provides students with real-world administrative and clinical skills that are essential in the modern medical office. An applied learning approach to the MA curriculum is threaded throughout each chapter to help students further develop the tactile and critical thinking skills necessary for working in today’s healthcare setting. Paired with our adaptive solutions, real-world simulations, EHR documentation and HESI remediation and assessment, your students will learn the leading skills of modern administrative and clinical medical assisting in the classroom!

    • Basics of Diagnostic Coding prepares you to use the ICD-10 coding system.
    • Learning objectives listed in the same order as content makes it easy to review material.
    • Clinical procedures integrated into the TOC give you a quick reference point.
    • Professional behavior boxes provide guidelines on how to interact with patients, families, and coworkers.
    • Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job.
    • Applied approach to learning helps you use what you’ve learned in the clinical setting.
    • Learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions highlight what’s important in each chapter.
    • Critical thinking applications test your understanding of the content.
    • Step-by-step procedures explain complex conditions and abstract concepts.
    • Rationales for each procedure clarify the need for each step and explains why it’s being performed.
    • Portfolio builder helps you demonstrate your mastery of the material to potential employers.
    • NEW! Chapter on The Health Record reviews how you’ll be working with a patient’s medical record.
    • NEW! Chapter on Technology in the Medical Office introduces you to the role EHR technology plays in the medical office.
    • NEW! Chapter on Competency-Based Education helps you understand how your mastery of the material will affect your ability to get a job.
    • NEW! Clinical procedure videos helps you visualize and review key procedures.
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting

    1.The Medical Assistant and Competency-Based Education – NEW!

    2.The Medical Assistant and the Healthcare Team

    3.Professional Behavior in the Workplace

    4.Therapeutic Communications

    5. Medicine and Law

    6. Medicine and Ethics

    Unit 2: Ambulatory Care Administration

    7. Technology and Written Communication in the Medical Office – NEW!

    8. Telephone Techniques

    9. Scheduling Appointments and Patient Processing

    10. Daily Operations in the Ambulatory Care Setting

    11. The Health Record – NEW!

    Unit 3: Coding and Medical Billing Procedures

    12. Basics of Diagnostic Coding

    13. Basics of Procedural Coding

    14. Basics of Health Insurance

    15. Medical Billing and Reimbursement

    Unit 4: Medical Office Administrative Functions

    16. Patient Accounts, Collections and Practice Management

    17. Banking Services and Procedures

    18. Supervision and Human Resources Management

    19. Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service

    Unit 5: Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting

    20. Infection Control

    21. Patient Assessment

    22. Patient Education

    23. Nutrition and Health Promotion

    24. Vital Signs

    25. Assisting with the Primary Physical Examination

    Unit 6: Assisting with Medications

    26. Principles of Pharmacology

    27. Pharmacy Math

    28. Administering Medications

    Unit 7: Assisting with Medical Specialties

    29. All-Hazard Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies

    30. Assisting with Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

    31. Assisting in Dermatology

    32. Assisting in Gastroenterology

    33. Assisting in Urology and Male Reproduction

    34. Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology

    35. Assisting in Pediatrics

    36. Assisting in Orthopedic Medicine

    37. Assisting in Neurology and Mental Health

    38. Assisting in Endocrinology

    39. Assisting in Pulmonary Medicine

    40. Assisting in Cardiology

    41. Assisting in Geriatrics

    Unit 8: Diagnostic Procedures

    42. Principles of Electrocardiography

    43. Assisting with Diagnostic Imaging

    44. Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory

    45. Assisting in the Analysis of Urine

    46. Assisting in Blood Collection

    47. Assisting in the Analysis of Blood

    48. Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology

    Unit 9: Assisting with Surgeries

    49. Surgical Supplies and Instruments

    50. Surgical Asepsis and Assisting with Surgical Procedures

    Unit 10: Career Development

    51. Career Development and Life Skills

  • Deborah B. Proctor, EdD, RN, CMA, Professor and Director, Medical Assisting Program, Butler County Community College, Butler, PA, Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA, Medical Assistant Program Director & Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA), Medical Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Payel Madero, RHIT, MBA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer
    COO, PPJ Enterprises
    Upland, California, Marti Garrels, MSA, MT(ASCP), CMA (AAMA), Medical Assisting Program Consultant
    Retired Medical Assisting Program Director
    Lake Washington Institute of Technology
    Kirkland, Washington and Helen Mills, Helen Mills, RN, MSN, RMA, LXMO, AHI
    Medical Assisting Program Coordinator and Advisor
    Keiser University
    Port St. Lucie, Florida
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