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Medical Assisting Foundations and Practices

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ISBN-10: 0135150582

ISBN-13: 9780135150580

Edition: 2010

Authors: Margaret Schell Frazier, Christine Malone

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This book is a concentrated study of the foundations and practices of Medical Assisting and contains everything you need to know to succeed as a medical assistant. Each chapter begins with a description of the medical assistantrsquo;s specific role as it pertains to the content presented in the chapter and also includes CAAHEP entry-level competencies for CMAs and ABHES entry-level competencies for RMAs. A list of competencies appears in chapters in which procedures are presented. For each competency, theory is discussed, required materials are listed, and the procedure is presented in the proper format with the task, conditions, and a space for the instructor to add the required standard…    
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Book details

List price: $80.38
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 2/2/2009
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1312
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 6.292
Language: English

List of Procedures
The Medical Assistant Profession and Health Care Introduction
The Role of the Medical Assistant in Health Care The History of Medicine
Early Healing Practices
Healing Based on the Supernatural
Hippocrates and Early Contributors Ethics and Patient Rights
The American Hospital Associationrsquo;s Patient Bill of Rights (1973) Professionalism
Communication and Medical Terminology
Physical Requirements
Character Health Care Members
Physicianrsquo;s Assistant
Other Health Care Team Members
Scope of Practice for Medical
Assistants Job Opportunities Medical
Assistant Educational Programs
Certification Examination
Interpersonal Communication
The Medical Assistantrsquo;s Role in Communication Verbal Communication
Oral Communication
Office Procedures
Telephone Procedures
English as a Second Language
Written Communication
Symbolic Language
Sign Language