Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals - Binder Ready
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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 Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin and P. Ann Weaver, MSEd, MT(ASCP), Medical Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin