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cover image - Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323824521
Page Count: 1304
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $107.99

Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323824521
Page Count: 1304
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $107.99
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Master the clinical and administrative competencies you need to succeed as a Medical Assistant! Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals, 2nd Edition covers the administrative and clinical knowledge, skills, and procedures that are essential to patient care. A reader-friendly approach and focus on foundational content — including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, basic math calculations, and soft skills — provide a solid foundation for the key skills and procedures at the heart of Medical Assisting practice. An applied learning approach organizes content around realistic case scenarios. The 2nd edition adds coverage of intravenous procedures, catheterization, and limited-scope radiography to address competencies approved in many states. This practical text will prepare you to launch a successful Medical Assisting career!


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    • Easy-to-understand writing style is appropriate for all levels of learners in all types of Medical Assisting programs.
    • Emphasis on foundational content includes in-depth coverage of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, basic math calculations, and job readiness to build a strong base of knowledge.
    • Illustrated, step-by-step procedure boxes demonstrate how to perform and document key administrative and clinical skills.
    • Content supports Medical Assisting certification test plans to help you prepare for board examinations.
    • Real-world scenario in each chapter presents a situation for you to follow as you read through the material, helping you understand and apply key concepts as they are presented.
    • Learning features include key terms and definitions, Being Professional boxes, study tips, critical thinking exercises, and review and summary sections, all focusing on developing the soft skills that employers seek when hiring.
    • Chapter learning tools include terms with definitions, study tips, critical thinking boxes, and review and summary sections.
    • Medical Terminology boxes highlight chapter-related medical terms to help you learn word parts, pronunciation, and definitions.
    • Evolve website includes skills videos, chapter quizzes, five practice certification exams, and a portfolio builder.
    • NEW chapters on intravenous procedures and limited-scope radiography provide coverage of expanded Medical Assisting functions approved in many states.
    • NEW! Expanded content addresses behavioral health, catheterization procedures, disease states, medical office organization, expanding MA roles, and more.
  • UNIT 1: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology
    1. Medical Terminology Basics
    2. Anatomy and Physiology Basics
    3. Skeletal System
    4. Muscular System
    4. Integumentary System
    6. Nervous System
    7. Endocrine System
    8. Sensory System
    9. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
    10. Cardiovascular System
    11. Respiratory System
    12. Digestive System
    13. Urinary System
    14. Reproductive System
    15. Behavioral Health
    UNIT 2: Professional Medical Assistant
    16. Healthcare and the Professional Medical Assistant
    17. Applied Interpersonal Communication
    18. Legal Basics
    19. Healthcare Laws
    20. Healthcare Ethics
    UNIT 3: Administrative Ambulatory Care
    21. The Health Record
    22. Telephone Techniques
    23. Scheduling and Reception
    24. Technology
    25. Written Communication
    26. Daily Operations and Safety
    27. Health Insurance Basics
    28. Diagnostic Coding Basics
    29. Procedural Coding Basics
    30. Billing and Reimbursement
    31. Accounts, Collections, and Banking
    UNIT 4: Basic Clinical Procedures
    32. Infection Control
    33. Vital Signs
    34. Patient Interview
    35. Physical Examination
    36. Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    37. Assisting in Pediatrics
    38. Assisting in Geriatrics
    39. Surgical Equipment and Supplies
    40. Surgical and Special Procedures
    UNIT 5: Advanced Clinical Procedures
    41. Patient Coaching with Health Promotion
    42. Patient Coaching with Nutrition
    43. Patient coaching with Rehabilitation
    44. Pharmacology Math
    45. Pharmacy Basics
    46. Administering Medication
    48. Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    49. Medical Emergencies
    UNIT 6: Limited Scope Radiology
    50. Assisting with Radiology
    51. Radiological Positioning
    UNIT 7: Medical Laboratory
    52. Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory
    53. Assisting in the Analysis of Urine
    54. Assisting in Blood Collection
    55. Assisting in the Analysis of Blood
    56. Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology
    UNIT 8: Employment Seeking
    57. Career Development
    Appendix A: Word Parts and Definitions
    Appendix B: Definitions and Word Parts
    Appendix C: Abbreviations
    Appendix D: Medical Classification
  • Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA, Medical Assistant Program Director & Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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