Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting

ISBN-10: 0135008832

ISBN-13: 9780135008836

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Nina Beaman, Lorraine Fleming-McPhillips, Cindy Su Bolinger, Routh, Stacia Reagan

List price: $171.95
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This brand new edition, four color, complete with interactive CD, Medical Assisting book is all about Connections: Medical Assistant's connections with patients, physicians, offices and jobs. Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting, 1e, is the first book to help students succeed in both the classroom and in their careers. It helps students take information from "what you need to do" to "how to do it". Strong integration of tips, hints and guidelines help students avoid common performance mishaps while peforming clinical skills and the softer skills (e.g. timeliness, presentation, interpersonal relations). Some brand new features of this edition are: 51 new procedures (See the list of procedures with highlighting) Charting Examples at the end of every appropriate procedure Certification Linkchart of topics covered in the chapter that will be found on the CMA and RMA examinations New Case Studies at the beginning of each chapter. Professionalism: The Workplaceprovides short tips for the workplace Judgment Callpresents an ethical issue or dilemma and one critical thinking question For Medical Assisting students.
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List price: $171.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/4/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1536
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 7.194
Language: English

Introduction to Health Care
Medical Assisting: the Profession
Medical Science: History and Practice
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Terminology
Communication: Verbal and Nonverbal
The Office Environment
Telephone Techniques
Administrative Medical Assisting
Patient Reception
Appointment Scheduling
Office Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies
Written Communication
Computers in the Medical Office
Managing Medical Records
Electronic Medical Records
Fees, Billing, Collections, and Credit
Financial Management
Medical Insurance
Medical Insurance Claims
Medical Coding
Medical Office Management
Anatomy and Physiology
Body Structure and Function
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Special Senses
The Circulatory System
The Immune System
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Endocrine System
The Reproductive System
Clinical Medical Assisting
Infection Control
Vital Signs
Assisting with Physical Examinations
Assisting with Medical Specialties
Assisting with Reproductive and Urinary Specialties
Assisting with Eye and Ear Care
Assisting with Life Span Specialties: Pediatrics
Assisting with Life Span Specialties: Geriatrics
Assisting with Minor Surgery
Assisting with Medical Emergencies and Emergency Preparedness
The Clinical Laboratory
Pulmonary Function
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Math for Pharmacology
Administering Medications
Patient Education
Mental Health
Career Assistance
Externship and Career Opportunities
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