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Clinical Medical Assisting

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ISBN-10: 1401881327

ISBN-13: 9781401881320

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Wilburta Q. Lindh, Carol D. Tamparo, Marilyn S. Pooler, Barbara M. Dahl

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Thomson Delmar Learning?s Clinical Medical Assisting, Third Edition is part of a dynamic learning system that includes a textbook, workbook, interactive CD-ROM, and instructor support materials. The new edition maps to the latest CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for Medical Assisting Educational programs and the ABHES Program Requirements and Curriculum. This edition provides great opportunities for critical thinking through case studies, scenarios, and features tying to both of Thomson Delmar Learning?s Medical Assisting DVD series. New features include Spotlight on Certification for CMA, RMA, and CMAS, reflective of the 2005 CMA certification exam outline; HIPAA boxes; ABHES and CAAHEP…    
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Book details

List price: $195.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/21/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1088
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.280
Language: English

CMA professor emerita status Highline Community College, Des Moines, Washington

Formerly Dean of Business and Allied Health, Lake Washington Technical College, Kirkland, WA Co-Author of three additional texts for use with allied health professionals Member of SeaTac American Association of Medical Assistants Past President of Lake Washington College Foundation

Barbara M. Dahl, CMA, CPC, is a tenured faculty member at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham,Washington, and has been the Medical Assisting Program Coordinator and Department Chair since 1991. She is an active member of the Whatcom County Chapter of Medical Assistants, Washington State Society of Medical Assistants, AAMA, and the Washington State Medical Assisting Educators.

General Procedures
Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions
Medical Assisting as a Profession
Health Care Setting and the Health Care Team
History of Medicine
The Therapeutic Approach
Therapeutic Communication Skills,
Coping Skills for the Medical Assistant
The Therapeutic Approach to the Patient with Life-Threatening Illness
Responsible Medical Practice
Legal Considerations Legal Concepts
Ethical Considerations
Emergency Procedures and First Aid
Infection Control, Medical Asepsis, and Sterilization
Taking a Medical History, the Patient's Chart, and Methods of Documentation
Vital Signs and Measurements
The Physical Examination
Assisting with Specialty Examinations and Procedures
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pediatrics
Male Reproductive System
Gerontology
Examinations and Procedures of Body Systems
Advanced Techniques and Procedures
Assisting with Minor Surgery
Diagnostic Imaging
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Modalities
Nutrition in Health and Disease
Basic Pharmacology
Calculation of Medication Dosage and Medication Administration
Electrocardiography
Laboratory Procedures
Safety and Regulatory Guidelines in Medical Laboratory
Introduction to Medical Laboratory
Phlebotomy: Venipuncture and Capillary Puncture
Hematology
Urinalysis
Basic Microbiology
Specialty Laboratory
Professional Procedures
Office and Human Resource Management
The Medical Assistant as Office Manager
The Medical Assistant as Human Resources Manager
Entry into the Professions
Preparing for Medical Assisting Credentials
Employment Strategies