ISBN: 9781455759576
Page Count: 1200
Imprint: Saunders
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Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual Package, 12th Edition

by Deborah B. Proctor, EdD, RN, CMA and Alexandra Patricia Adams, BBA, RMA, CMA (AAMA), MA
ISBN: 9781455759576
Page Count: 1200
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $49.95
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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.
  • Introduction

    1. Becoming a Successful Student
    2. The Healthcare Industry
    3. Unit One: Introduction to Medical Assisting

    4. The Medical Assisting Profession
    5. Professional Behavior in the Workplace
    6. Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior
    7. Medicine and Ethics
    8. Medicine and Law
    9. Unit Two: Administrative Medical Assisting

    10. Computer Concepts
    11. Telephone Techniques
    12. Scheduling Appointments
    13. Patient Reception and Processing
    14. Office Environment and Daily Operations
    15. Written Communications and Mail Processing
    16. Unit Three: Health Information in the Medical Office

    17. The Paper Medical Record
    18. The Electronic Medical Record
    19. Health Information Management
    20. Privacy in the Physician’s Office
    21. Unit Four: Billing and Coding Procedures

    22. Basics of Diagnostic Coding
    23. Basics of Procedure Coding
    24. Basics of Health Insurance
    25. The Health Insurance Claim Form
    26. Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting
    27. Unit Five: Financial and Practice Management

    28. Banking Services and Procedures
    29. Management of Practice Finances
    30. 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 Electrocardiography

       50.  Assisting with Diagnostic Imaging

       51.  Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory

       52.  Assisting in the Analysis of Urine

       53.  Assisting in Phlebotomy

       54.  Assisting in the Analysis of Blood

       55.  Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology

      Unit Ten: Assisting with Surgeries

       56.  Surgical Supplies and Instruments

       57.  Surgical Asepsis and Assisting with Surgical Procedures

    Unit Eleven: Career Development

       58.  Career Development and Life Skills

  • 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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