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cover image - Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323551212
Page Count: 1248
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $105.00

Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA, Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA) and P. Ann Weaver, MSEd, MT(ASCP)

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323551212
Page Count: 1248
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $105.00
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Launch your Medical Assisting career with Kinn’s Medical Assisting Fundamentals: Administrative and Clinical Competencies with Anatomy & Physiology! This practical, hands-on text features an easy-to-understand writing style and detailed visuals designed to help you master all the Medical Assisting knowledge, procedures, and skills needed for career success. Based on trusted content from the bestselling Kinn’s product suite, this brand-new text and its accompanying resources incorporate the latest standards and competencies throughout, as well as approachable coverage of math, medical terminology, soft skills, and anatomy and physiology.

    • Easy-to-grasp writing style is appropriate for all levels of learners in all types of Medical Assisting programs.
    • Trusted Kinn’s content supports the following exam plans: CMA from the American Association of Medical Assistants; RMA and CMAS from American Medical Technologist; CCMA and CMAA from the National Healthcareer Association; NCMA from the National Center for Competency Testing; and CMAC from the American Medical Certification Association.
    • Emphasis on anatomy and physiology — along with pathology, signs/symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatments — enables you to meet key competencies.
    • Strong focus on medical terminology includes feature boxes that highlight chapter-related medical terminology to help you learn word parts, pronunciation, and definitions.
    • Math exercises embedded throughout the text challenge you to sharpen your math skills.
    • Procedures are mapped to CAAHEP and ABHES accreditation standards down to the step, offer rationales for each step, and can be conveniently performed in the classroom.
    • Customer Service boxes in appropriate chapters help you develop the soft skills that employers seek when hiring Medical Assistants.
    • Applied learning approach introduces a case scenario at the beginning of each chapter and then revisits it throughout the chapter to help you understand new concepts as they are presented.
    • Chapter learning tools include vocabulary with definitions, critical thinking applications, and content that ties directly to the order of learning objectives.
    • Pharmacology glossary of the top 100-150 most common over-the-counter and prescription medications gives you quick access to pronunciation guides, generic and trade names, and drug classification.
  • Unit 1: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology
    1. Medical Terminology Basics
    2. Anatomy and Physiology Basics
    3. Musculoskeletal System
    4. Integumentary System
    5. Digestive System
    6. Genitourinary System
    7. Reproductive System
    8. Blood and Immunity
    9. Circulatory System
    10. Respiratory System
    11. Nervous System and Mental Health
    12. Sensory System
    13. Endocrine System
    Unit 2: Professional Medical Assistant
    14. Professionalism in Health Care
    15. Legal Basics
    16. Health Care Laws
    17. Health Care Ethics
    Unit 3: Administrative Ambulatory Care
    18. The Health Record
    19. Telephone Techniques and Scheduling
    20. Technology and Written Communication
    21. Daily Operations
    22. Health Insurance Basics
    23. Diagnostic Coding Basics
    24. Procedural Coding Basics
    25. Billing and Reimbursement
    26. Accounts, Collections, and Banking
    Unit 4: Basic Clinical Procedures
    27. Infection Control
    28. Vital Signs
    29. Physical Examination
    30. Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    31. Assisting in Pediatrics
    32. Assisting in Geriatrics
    33. Assisting in Minor Surgery
    Unit 5: Advanced Clinical Procedures
    34. Patient Coaching with Health Promotion
    35. Patient Coaching with Nutrition
    36. Pharmacy Basics
    37. Administering Medication
    38. Emergencies and First Aid Procedures
    39. Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    Unit 6: Medical Laboratory
    40. Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory
    41. Assisting in the Analysis of Urine
    42. Assisting in Blood Collection
    43. Assisting in the Analysis of Blood
    44. Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology
    Unit 7: Employment Seeking
    45. Career Development
  • Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA, Medical Assistant Program Director & Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA), Medical Assisting Program Instructor, Health Navigator Program Director, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin and P. Ann Weaver, MSEd, MT(ASCP), Medical Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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