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cover image - Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781455748631
Page Count: 1328
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.95

Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Kathy Bonewit-West, BS, MEd, Sue Hunt, MA, RN, CMA (AAMA) and Edith MS Applegate, MS

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781455748631
Page Count: 1328
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.95
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Use this study tool to master the content from your Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 2nd Edition textbook! Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook by Kathy Bonewit-West, Sue Hunt, and Edith Applegate, this study guide helps you understand and apply the material with practical exercises, activities, flashcards, checklists, review questions, and more.

    • Chapter assignment tables at the beginning of chapters guide you through textbook and study guide assignments, and make it easy to track your progress.
    • Laboratory assignment tables list the procedures in each chapter, including study guide page number references, and indicate the procedures shown on the DVDs.
    • A pretest and posttest in each chapter measure your understanding with 10 true/false questions.
    • Key term assessments include exercises to help in reviewing and mastering new vocabulary.
    • Evaluation of Learning questions let you assess your understanding, evaluate progress, and prepare for the certification examination.
    • Critical thinking activities let you apply your knowledge to real-life situations.
    • Practice for Competency sections offer extra practice on clinical skills presented in the book.
    • Evaluation of Competency checklists evaluate your performance versus stated objectives and updated CAAHEP performance standards.
    • Updated content includes exercises for topics such as electronic medical records, advanced directives, HIPAA, emergency preparedness, ICD-10 coding, documentation, medical office technology, medical asepsis, vital signs, pediatrics, colonoscopy, IV therapy, and CLIA waived tests.
    • New activities provide practice for the Today's Medical Assistant textbook’s newest and most up-to-date content.
    • New Emergency Protective Practices for the Medical Office chapter includes procedures, critical thinking questions, and other activities to help you understand emergency preparedness.
    • New Wheelchair Transfer Procedure and Evaluation of Competency checklist includes a step-by-step guide to this important procedure.
    • New video evaluation worksheets on the Evolve companion website reinforce the procedures demonstrated on the textbook DVDs.
    • New practicum and externship activities on Evolve provide practice with real-world scenarios.
  • SECTION 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting

    1. The Health Care System

    2. The Professional Medical Assistant

    3. Ethics and Law for the Medical Office

    4. Interacting with Patients

    SECTION 2: Anatomy and Physiology

    5. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    6. Integumentary System

    7. Skeletal System

    8. Muscular System

    9. Nervous System

    10.The Senses

    11. Endocrine System

    12. Circulatory System

    13. Respiratory System

    14. Digestive System

    15. Urinary System

    16. Reproductive System

    SECTION 3: Clinical Component

    17. Medical Asepsis and the OSHA Standard

    18. Sterilization and Disinfection

    19. Vital Signs

    20. The Physical Examination

    21. Eye and Ear Assessment and Procedures

    22. Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing

    23. The Gynecologic Examination and Prenatal Care

    24. The Pediatric Examination

    25. Minor Office Surgery

    26. Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy

    27. Cardiopulmonary Procedures

    28. Specialty Examinations and Procedures: Colon Procedures, Male Reproductive Health, and Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

    29. Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory

    30. Urinalysis

    31. Phlebotomy

    32. Hematology

    33. Blood Chemistry and Immunology

    35. Emergency Medical Procedures

    SECTION 4: Administrative Component

    36. The Medical Record

    37. Patient Reception

    38. Medical Office Computerization

    39. Telephone Techniques

    40. Scheduling Appointments

    41. Medical Records Management

    42. Written Communications

    43. Mail

    44. Managing Practice Finances

    45. Medical Coding

    46. Medical Insurance

    47. Billing and Collections

    48. Office Management and Emergency Preparedness

    49. Emergency Protective Practices for the Medical Office

    50. Obtaining Employment

  • Kathy Bonewit-West, BS, MEd, Coordinator and Instructor, Medical Assistant Technology, Hocking College, Nelsonville, OH, Former member, Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants, Sue Hunt, MA, RN, CMA (AAMA), Former Professor and Coordinator, Medical Assisting Program, Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA and Edith MS Applegate, MS, Professor of Sciences and Mathematics, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, OH
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