Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual Package - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 12th Edition
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Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual Package - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 12th Edition


Get more practice with the essential medical assisting job skills! Designed to support Kinn’s The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 12th Edition by Deborah Proctor and Alexandra Adams, this study guide and procedure checklist manual provide a complete review of content and offer a wide range of exercises to reinforce your understanding of the common administrative and clinical skills — including CAAHEP and ABHES competencies.

    • The most current content and competencies associated with CAAHEP and ABHES ensure that you are being taught according to the leading accreditation organizations.
    • A variety of exercises test your knowledge and critical thinking skills with vocabulary review, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions.
    • Procedure Checklists Manual packaged with the study guide helps you track your performance of every procedure included in the textbook.
    • Work documentation proves to your instructor and to accrediting organizations that you have completed each competency.
    • Additional exercises enhance learning with skills and concepts, word puzzles, case studies, workplace applications, and Internet activities.
    • Procedure checklists allow you to tear out each sheet and submit to your instructor for evaluation.
      • Expanded coverage of the Electronic Medical Record allows you to learn more about the EMR and its use in the physician’s office.
      • Expanded coverage of Emergency Preparedness helps you meet CAAHEP and ABHES requirements.


        • Becoming a Successful Student

        • The Healthcare Industry

        Unit One: Introduction to Medical Assisting

        • The Medical Assisting Profession

        • Professional Behavior in the Workplace

        • Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior

        • Medicine and Ethics

        • Medicine and Law

        Unit Two: Administrative Medical Assisting

        • Computer Concepts

        • Telephone Techniques

        • Scheduling Appointments

        • Patient Reception and Processing

        • Office Environment and Daily Operations

        • Written Communications and Mail Processing

        Unit Three: Health Information in the Medical Office

        • The Paper Medical Record

        • The Electronic Medical Record

        • Health Information Management

        • Privacy in the Physician’s Office

        Unit Four: Billing and Coding Procedures

        • Basics of Diagnostic Coding

        • Basics of Procedure Coding

        • Basics of Health Insurance

        • The Health Insurance Claim Form

        • Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting

        Unit Five: Financial and Practice Management

        • Banking Services and Procedures

        • Management of Practice Finances

        • Medical Practice Management and Human Resources

            26.   Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service

            Unit Six: Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting

               27.  Infection Control

               28.  Patient Assessment

                 29.  Patient Education

                   30.  Nutrition and Health Promotion

                     31.  Vital Signs

                       32.  Assisting with the Primary Physical Examination

                      Unit Seven: Assisting with Medications

                         33.  Principles of Pharmacology

                           34.   Pharmacology Math

                             35.   Administering Medications

                            Unit Eight: Assisting with Medical Specialties

                               36.  Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies

                                 37.  Assisting in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

                                   38.  Assisting in Dermatology

                                     39.  Assisting in Gastroenterology

                                       40.  Assisting in Urology and Male Reproduction

                                         41.  Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology

                                           42.  Assisting in Pediatrics

                                             43.  Assisting in Orthopedic Medicine

                                               44.  Assisting in Neurology and Mental Health

                                                 45.  Assisting in Endocrinology

                                                   46.  Assisting in Pulmonary Medicine

                                                     47.  Assisting in Cardiology

                                                       48.  Assisting in Geriatrics

                                                      Unit Nine: Diagnostic Procedures

                                                         49.  Principles of Electroca

                                                      Deborah B. Proctor, EdD, RN, CMA, Professor and Director, Medical Assisting Program, Butler County Community College, Butler, PA and 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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